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31 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Immigrant, refugee authors sign open letter protesting border detention centers; PW Star Watch honorees announced; S&S to distribute Aconyte; National Association of College Stores announces new CEO; KJ Grow named Shambhala publisher; Personnel changes at Macmillan Children’s, Penguin Press, Chronicle Books; First Novel Prize longlist, Library of Virginia Literary Award finalists, Willie Morris Award finalists, RITA Award winners, Miles Franklin Literary Award winners announced

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29 Jul

Scholastic Launches Ordering Program for New Indie Bookstores

Through the program, new bookstores or new branch locations are eligible for additional discounts and dating on their initial order.

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24 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Quad, LSC call off deal; Harlequin reorganizes; PRH buys F+W Books; Workman to distribute Familius; ComicHub to supply graphic novel, comics sales data to NPD BookScan; WNDB launches fundraiser; Man Booker Prize longlist announced; Will Eisner Comic Industry Award winners announced; Dayton Literary Peace Prize names winner of distinguished achievement award; NEIBA announces book award finalists; Church of the Graveyard Saints chosen for Four Corners/One Book program

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17 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Amazon workers strike on Prime Day; Quad denied expedited trial in DoJ case; B&N sends deal information to shareholders; HarperCollins and Sony partner with Fox 2000; HarperCollins to launch HarperAlley; Arcadia to launch children’s imprint; University of Chicago Press adds three clients; Casemate to distribute Mercier; Personnel changes at Abrams & Chronicle, AAP, Crown, Bookazine; RNA’s Joan Hessayon Award contenders announced

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10 Jul

BTW News Briefs

NCIBA launches new online marketplace website, considers merging with SCIBA; Amazon workers in Minnesota to strike; PRHPS to distribute America’s Test Kitchen Kids; Michael Zikha launches ZE Books; Hachette Audio offers deal at Libro.fm; Personnel changes at Gallery Publishing Group, Algonquin, William Morrow, Macmillan Children’s; George Washington Prize finalists announced; Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award winner announced

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02 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Wiley to acquire Zyante; Deep Vellum acquires two publishers; Quarto appoints new CFO; S&S announces new library, e-book terms; We Need Diverse Books Internship grant winners announced; Arcadia Publishing relocates warehouse; Ingram announces new hires; Personnel changes at PRH

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28 Jun

BTW News Briefs

DoJ files suit to block Quad/LSC merger; AAP submits filing on FTC hearings; Bustle covers diversity in publishing; NYT reports on Amazon business practices; Cully to retire as B&T president; Free Spirit offers information to indies post-B&T change; DC to reorganize; S&S to distribute Ulysses Press; Chronicle Books to distribute Levine Querido; Personnel changes at Orion Fiction, Crown and Hogarth

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19 Jun

Small Press Profile: Magination Press

Magination Press is the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association and publishes titles on social and emotional learning as well as books centered on mental health and wellness.

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19 Jun

BTW News Briefs

Ingram considers West Coast fulfillment options; Harry Potter augmented reality game set for launch; Joy Harjo named U.S. Poet Laureate; Patterson and Follett partner for “All Books for All Kids”; Lerner Publishing to distribute Zest Books; Personnel changes at Longleaf Services, Crown and Tim Duggan Books; Children’s and Teen Choice Book Award, NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award, CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Award, and International Dublin Literary Award winners announced

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11 Jun

BTW News Briefs

PRH to acquire F+W publishing assets; Harlequin Studios launched; S&S to distribute Mrs Wordsmith, Tanglewood; Personnel changes at Simon & Schuster, Harper, Little, Brown; CLMP Firecracker Awards, PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story, Women’s Prize for Fiction winners announced; Orwell Prize shortlist announced

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05 Jun

BTW News Briefs

Two Rivers Distribution adds five publishers; Andrews McMeel to publish Epic Originals; Personnel changes at Brandeis University Press, Avid Reader Press, Scholastic, Granta, Ingram Content Group; Lambda Literary Awards, PEN Pinter Prize winners announced

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31 May

Blue Manatee Literacy Project and Bookstore Wins Binc and PRH’s Indies With Impact Grant

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation created the Indies with Impact grant program as a way to recognize, support, and strengthen the connections bookstores have with their neighbors.

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31 May

BTW News Briefs

PRH acquires minority stake in Sourcebooks; S&S to distribute Waterhouse Press; Nationals pitcher supporting indies; Former RH publisher Robert L. Bernstein dies; Plum Bay Publishing launches; PRH imprints create new publishing program; Candlewick announces terms for indies; Personnel changes at Penguin Press, Macmillan Children’s, Europa Editions, Welbeck Publishing, Holiday House, Random Children’s Books, Hachette; Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing winner announced

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24 May

ABA Survey to Help Publishers Develop Indie-Focused Pre-Order Campaigns

The purpose of the survey is to gather information from booksellers that will help publishers and authors develop new campaigns that direct pre-order sales to indie bookstores.

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22 May

Workman Realigns Terms for All Indie Bookstore Accounts, Both New and Existing

Workman Publishing is introducing wide-ranging changes that will benefit both new and existing independent bookstore accounts.

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