Total unit sales were up year-over-year for the first part of 2021, with juvenile/young adult sales in the lead, followed by adult nonfiction, and adult fiction.
“We’re not an all-trans press,” says Fitzpatrick. “We definitely understand ourselves as a feminist press run by trans women.”
The potential for importing internet and cable news level divisiveness into publishing appears more dangerous than the tradition of publishing across the political spectrum.
The potential combined market clout of two major multinationals provides potential negative results for independent publishers, authors, and readers alike.
Notwithstanding the real challenges last year presented, there is good reason to be hopeful about the robust longevity of the literary ecosystem.
The longtime editor-in-chief of Inanna Publications is remembered as much for her dedication to publishing debut and marginalized authors as her commitment to small presses in Canada.
Weird Horror, an offshoot of the publisher’s book imprint, Undertow Publications, is a nostalgic magazine in the EC Comics, Weird Tales vein.
The global pandemic, an American presidential election, and a double cohort of books hitting the market make a perfect storm for publishers and booksellers
The publishers’ suit argues that the Internet Archive is engaging in wholesale piracy by offering users free access to in-copyright books.
The U.K. publisher Galley Beggar Press faces an existential crisis in the wake of the near collapse of online and pop-up retailer The Book People.