Akashic Books, an award-winning independent company in Brooklyn, has achieved phenomenal success in the global publishing industry. Johanna Ingalls, Managing Editor/Director of Foreign Rights at Akashic Books, shares her insights about the publishing industry.
Red Hen Press, the largest nonprofit literary publisher in California, is committed to publishing works of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in its local schools. Kate Gale, Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, shares her insights about the publishing industry.
World Weaver Press is an accomplished publishing house that specializes in speculative fiction: fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal. Sarena Ulibarri, Editor-in-Chief of World Weaver Press, shares her insights about the publishing industry.
Staying afloat in the publishing industry is not an easy task. Publishers have to compete against a deluge of new titles, and they are pitted against incumbents with established brands and massive resources. In the midst of such rigorous competition, several independent publishers are able to achieve international success.
Media Context speaks to an editorial representative at TouchPoint Press, a company that has made impressive strides in their industry.
Odyssey Books publishes content for Young Adults, and specializes in fantasy and sci-fi titles. Michelle Lovi, founder and publisher of Odyssey Books, shares her insights about the publishing industry.
City Owl Press is a publishing house that specializes in romance in a range of genres from paranormal, contemporary, historical, sci-fi, romantic suspense, and time travel.
Tina Moss, Chief Operating Officer, and Yelena Casale, Chief Marketing Officer, share their insights about the publishing industry.
Dzanc Books, a small nonprofit press, is committed to championing innovative literary fiction and nonfiction. Michelle Dotter, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Dzanc Books, shares her insights about the publishing industry.
Since its establishment in 2016, Tiny Fox Press has received high accolades from a range of industry sites, trade reviews, other authors, and readers. Galen Surlak-Ramsey, Editor-in-Chief of Tiny Fox Press, shares his insights about the publishing industry.
An author's journey doesn't stop once their manuscript is completed. Once they have finished their story, they face the challenge of searching for publishers who would take a chance on their work.
In order to discover what publishers are looking for, authors should understand the process of producing a book. Nine different independent publishers have revealed insights about their selection process, and their secrets to getting published.
Publishing a book may be a rewarding process, but there are several setbacks that publishers may face. Eight successful independent publishers share about difficulties they face during the publishing process, as well as their solutions to these challenges.