Publishers Weekly

Obituary: Julie Anne Peters

2 days 11 hours ago
Award-winning author Julie Anne Peters, best known for her groundbreaking YA novels featuring complex LGBTQ+ characters navigating relationships and exploring issues of identity, died on March 21 following a long illness; she was 71.

Scholastic Has Soft Third Quarter

6 days 12 hours ago
The publisher cited a number of economic factors for a disappointing quarter, including weaker consumer demand for books and lower orders from retailers and wholesalers that are still working through high levels of inventory acquired last year that remains unsold.

NYU Takes On Yale Publishing Program

6 days 12 hours ago
The five-day NYU Advanced Publishing Institute course for current mid-to senior-level book professionals will focus on the challenges facing publishers today, how to reach readers in new and effective ways, and the changing climate and culture of the book business.

Blackstone Grows Beyond Its Audiobook Roots

6 days 12 hours ago
Blackstone Publishing has built a backlist of about 800 print and 950 e-book titles since it released its first books in those formats in 2016. The goal now, company president Anthony Goff said, is to continue to ramp up production across all formats.