News for Authors

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.

Today, we want to hear from you to learn how you think we can come together to drive social and cultural changes, locally and globally.

Click here to share your feedback and ideas.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Penguin Random House Publishing Highlights: 2018

by The Author Newsletter Team|January, 2019

As we ring in the new year, we look back on the many successes achieved by our talented authors in 2018. We look forward to working closely with many of you in 2019, and to celebrating more achievements to come! Read more

Q&A with Managing Editorial: The Traffic-Control Center of the Book’s Production Process

by Casey Blue James|October, 2018

As the publishing industry continues to evolve, the managing editorial department remains crucial to the life of a book. We spoke with Meredith Dros, Executive Managing Editor of Penguin Publishing Group, for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the world of your managing editors, and how their group works to prepare your book for publication. Read more

Book Publishing: A Thriving Business

by The Author Newsletter Team|August, 2018

As we embark on the second half of the year, with its new crop of anticipated releases, we pause to share a marketplace pulse-check. Which categories are growing? Which formats are on the rise? Using newly released data from the Association of American Publishers (AAP), along with data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bookscan, we answer these questions and more. Read more

Penguin Random House Publishing Highlights: 2017

by The Author Newsletter Team|January, 2018

As we ring in the New Year, we look back on the many successes achieved by our talented authors in 2017. We look forward to working closely with many of you in 2018, and to celebrating more achievements to come! Read more

The Ever-Changing Landscape of Ebooks

by Liisa McCloy-Kelley|November, 2017

It turns out that unlike many other types of “old” media, the physical form of a book provides a really great user experience. A book has a good tactile feel and an easy-to-understand interface that has been around for hundreds (even thousands) of years. Read more

Behind the Scenes: Our Digital Video Team and In-House Studios

by John Clinton|October, 2017

Our in-house digital video team offers our authors and publishers the highest-quality state-of-the-art video presentations for the largest audiences. Now in our third year of operation, we continue to work with authors from all PRH divisions at our in-house studios, at major author events (BookCon, ComicCon, BookExpo, ALA), and on location for special projects. Read more

Our Continued Commitment to Print

by Annette Danek-Akey|May, 2017

It’s been well documented, after years of debate and concern, that print books are here to stay and can easily coexist with digital books. We have many successful digital imprints across Penguin Random House, but we also have a continued commitment to print. Read on to learn more about how our fulfillment teams support our print books and authors. Read more

Retail and Book-Buying Insights from the 2016 Holiday Season

by Andrea Bachofen|February, 2017

The end of 2016 provided valuable insights into trends we saw throughout the year, and a glimpse at what we might expect this year. Read on to learn about what happened across retail channels and in the book industry specifically, and what’s in store for 2017. Read more

Penguin Random House Publishing Highlights: 2016

by The Author Newsletter Team|January, 2017

As we ring in 2017, we look back on the previous year, which was filled with success for many of our talented authors. We look forward to working closely with many of you in 2017, and to celebrating many more successes! Read more