Authors With Their Own Publishing Imprints (And What Books to Read From Them)

Bestselling authors with their own publishing imprints are bringing new, diverse stories across genres to the literary world.

How Simon & Schuster’s Sale to KKR Could Affect the Company

Simon & Schuster may not have been merged with Penguin Random House, but that doesn’t mean KKR’s acquisition of it is without cons.

What Would an Author-Centered Publishing Company Look Like?

Thinking about the possibility of book co-operatives

The Books That Lost Publishers the Most Money

Publishers do sales forecasts to determine author advances. So why do some books with big budgets sell so few copies?

Will AI Threaten Publishing Jobs?

Do publishing professionals need to be concerned about the impact of AI? Experts weighed in whether AI will threaten publishing.

Underpaid and Overworked: A Look at Salaries and Benefits in Publishing

On paper, the publishing industry seems glamorous. But this façade belies the deep problems that persist, and one of them is the low pay.

The State of Diversity in the Publishing Industry

With efforts from both readers and publishers to improve diversity throughout the years, have they affected publishing at all?

What Happens When Publishing Houses Merge?

In November 2020, Penguin Random House expressed interest to buy competitor Simon & Schuster. What are the impacts of mergers such as this?

What Is Publishing Doing to Combat Censorship?

Have you wondered what concrete measures publishing houses are taking to combat censorship? Read n to find out.

The “Great Publishing Resignation” Exposes the Failings of the Industry

On March 12, 2022, four editors from the Big 5 announced their resignations on Twitter. Is the “Great Publishing Resignation” here to stay?