News for Authors

Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s Feeding Reading Partnership to Bring Books to Kids and Families Nationwide

by The Author Newsletter Team|August, 2019

On Wednesday, July 24, Penguin Random House and Kellogg’s launched the 2019 Feeding Reading program. With Penguin Random House characters, corporate branding, and book covers to be featured on over 80,000,000 Kellogg’s breakfast and snack packages, this is by far the largest direct-to-consumer program Penguin Random House has ever executed.
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Summer Reads: Top Five Sales Trends of the Season

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|July, 2019

While beachgoers and staycationers alike get ready for warmer weather, one item ties us all together: a good book. As we reach the second half of the year, we take a look at the genres and books that are trending this season. Read more

Boosting Book Sales with PRH’s New Reader Rewards Program

by Neda Dallal|June, 2019

PRH recently launched its new Reader Rewards Program, a loyalty program designed to connect directly with readers and celebrate the joy of reading.  Read on to learn more about this program and see how you can benefit from it—as both an author and a reader! Read more

Introducing: Madeline’s Picks!

by The Author Newsletter Team|June, 2019

When you’re the CEO of the biggest book publisher in the country, you’ve got a pretty long books-to-read list! Our undaunted leader/reader, Madeline McIntosh, gives us a peek at some of her favorite recently published books—novels, business titles, memoirs, and everything in between. Find something fresh to enjoy, recommended by someone who seriously, seriously reads books. Read more

Penguin Classics: The Art of Redefining Classic Literature Design

by Elda Rotor|May, 2019

For more than seventy years, Penguin Classics has been a revered publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics celebrates the universality of storytelling from our past to connect generations of readers inclusively across time. Read more

Penguin and Random House Unite in One Building

by Alex Hill|April, 2019

Since Penguin and Random House merged in 2013, it has always been our hope that the colleagues from both houses would officially unite under one roof. This became a reality in 2016 when Markus Dohle, Penguin Random House CEO, announced to employees that SL Green Realty Corp., the majority owner of Random House’s longtime headquarters at 1745 Broadway, had offered an exceptional one-time deal and PRH accepted the opportunity for an earlier move than previously thought possible. With that, a multi-year project to bring the Penguins uptown began. Read more

Behind the Scenes: A Q&A with Penguin Random House Audio

by Neda Dallal|March, 2019

As digital audio consumption continues to grow, the team creating our audiobooks continues to adapt. We sat down with Amanda D’Acierno, president and publisher of Penguin Random House Audio Group, to learn more about the inner workings of PRH Audio and the audiobook industry as a whole. Read more

Persona: How We Use Reader Segmentation to Extend Your Books’ Reach

by The Author Newsletter Team|March, 2019

To better understand readership in the United States, Penguin Random House initiated the company’s largest-ever market research survey to gain insight into readers’ motivations, discovery methods, preferences, and purchasing behaviors. Read on to learn how we use this information to get your books in the hands of more readers. Read more

Make Your Voice Heard: Take Our Social Impact Survey

by The Author Newsletter Team|February, 2019

Last month, we shared a video showing how Penguin Random House goes beyond the books we publish to give back to our communities. By volunteering, book donations, and charitable giving, every day our employees and publishers strive to make a positive difference in the world through our Social Impact initiatives. Read more

We Believe in the Power of Books to Connect and Transform Us

by The Author Newsletter Team|January, 2019

Books have the power to connect and transform us, and at Penguin Random House, as a global community of book lovers, we are passionate about making a positive difference in the world with our publishing. Read more