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Ingram Content

Ingram Expands Publishers’ Global Distribution Network to Spain

Pub Date: Oct 12, 2017

Lightning Source LLC, part of Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”), is expanding its “Global Connect” print-on-demand (POD) and distribution network to Spain through an alliance with PodiPrint, one of the largest media publishing and distribution groups in Spain. “We are pleased to expand Ingram’s Global Connect programme to Spain, enabling us to immediately connect with local bookselling markets Read more »

National Book Foundation

Author Steve Berry to headline 2018 Southern Voices Festival

Pub Date: Oct 11, 2017

National Book Award – Author Steve Berry to headline 2018 Southern Voices Festival at Hoover Public Library Photo courtesy of Kelly Campbell Author Steve Berry is the scheduled headliner for the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama. Bestselling author Steve Berry will be the headline speaker for the Read more »

Ingram Content

Ingram Signs Six New Global Agreements for Digital Distribution

Pub Date: Oct 11, 2017

Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) adds six new clients to CoreSource®, Ingram’s digital asset management and distribution platform.  The new CoreSource customers include: Author Solutions LLC, Center for Creative Leadership, Wits University Press, Hymns Ancient & Modern, Edinburgh University Press, and The American Nurses Association. “The digital age provides new opportunities for the publication and distribution of Read more »

Kazuo Ishiguro photo by Jeff Cottenden

Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 Kazuo Ishiguro

Pub Date: Oct 9, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro – Interview “I come in the line of lots of my greatest heroes. The greatest authors in history have received this Prize.” Telephone interview with Kazuo Ishiguro after the announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature on 5 October 2017. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media. Transcript Read more »

News Media Alliance

News Media Alliance Launches Second Phase of Support Real News Campaign

Pub Date: Oct 4, 2017

The News Media Alliance today announced the launch of the second phase of its national campaign focused on supporting real news. Initially launched in March of this year, the campaign‘s mission is to raise awareness of the importance of real news produced by trusted news organizations employing high-quality, investigative journalists. “The first phase of the Read more »


ASJA Announces New Associate Membership Level

Pub Date: Oct 3, 2017

Extended perks provide professional development for even more writers and authors.   ASJA — The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) announced today that it is opening up membership networking and benefits to additional writers with its new Associate Membership program. Designed to strengthen the writing community through future generations of creatives, the initiative puts an emphasis Read more »

Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster Takes 8 Top Spots on New York Times Bestseller List

Pub Date: Sep 29, 2017

Carolyn K. Reidy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Simon & Schuster, made this announcement today in a letter to her colleagues.    “Dear colleagues, At Tuesday’s Town Hall meetings I had the opportunity to review with our New York staff Simon & Schuster’s 2017 publishing activity, both year to date and still to come, and remarked Read more »

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

Ben Franklin Awards Entry Deadline Nears

Pub Date: Sep 29, 2017

There’s still time, (but not much!), to enter the initial  IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ call for entries. Mail your books today for the chance to be recognized for excellence in book editorial and design across fifty-five possible categories. Don’t delay! The deadline is in 2 days! The postmark deadline for the initial Call for Entries is September Read more »

Tuttle Publishing

Tuttle joins PGW starting in January 2018

Pub Date: Sep 25, 2017

Tuttle Publishing announces that beginning in January 2018 their titles will be sold and distributed to the industry by Publishers Group West, an Ingram Publisher Services LLC brand. Tuttle has signed a multi-year print sales and distribution deal with Publishers Group West for distribution in the US.  PGW currently distributes Tuttle’s eBooks and will continue that service as Read more »

BBC Short Story

BBC Posts Shortlist for 2017 Short Story Award

Pub Date: Sep 22, 2017

Now celebrating its 12th year, the BBC National Short Story Award is one of the most prestigious for a single short story, with the winning author receiving £15,000, and four further shortlisted authors, £600 each. Jenni Fagan, Benjamin Markovits and Helen Oyeyemi, three of Granta’s recent “20 under 40”, have made the shortlist, along with stories by critic and novelist Will Read more »