News for Authors

March, 2021

An Interview with Anthony Key, Penguin...

March, 2021

Your Invitation to Author University: A...

March, 2021

Using TikTok to Cultivate New Audiences

The Black Creatives Fund Launches to Support Black Writers and Illustrators

by The Author Newsletter Team|March, 2021

Together with We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), Penguin Random House is thrilled to announce the launch of the Black Creatives Fund, an initiative with a mission of supporting emerging and established Black writers and illustrators. PRH is the inaugural sponsor of the fund for the year 2021. Read more

How We Supported Safe, Socially Distant, Nonstop Book Shipping in 2020

by Annette Danek-Akey and Erin DiNello|February, 2021

PRH’s three national distribution centers had to quickly pivot their operations when the pandemic hit. Read on to learn how our distribution teams safely and successfully kept books shipping throughout 2020. Read more

Meet the Romance Reader

by April Flores|February, 2021

With Valentine’s Day almost upon us, the PRH Insights team delved into the Romance genre to get a glimpse of its average reader. Let’s take a closer look at the makeup of the Romance audience, from demographics to purchasing habits! Read more

How to Write a Great Pub Day Email

by Taylor Noel|February, 2021

You’ve been working hard promoting your book in the months leading up to publication, and now the day is finally here! In this post, you’ll learn some essential tips for writing an effective and enticing pub day email to all your contacts. Read more

Penguin Random House Publishing Highlights: 2020

by The Author Newsletter Team|January, 2021

Despite the countless challenges we all faced in 2020, Penguin Random House continues to celebrate honors and accolades for our books and authors. Let’s take a moment to look back on the many successes our talented authors achieved. Read more

Looking Back on the State of Retail in 2020

by Grant Griglak and Evelyn Luchs|January, 2021

It’s safe to say that 2020 was a challenging year for retail. With unprecedented circumstances to navigate, specialty stores, department stores, and local shops have all faced severe challenges in this new reality. Read on for a closer look at the state of retail as we close out 2020 and look to the year ahead. Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Cover Reveals

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|January, 2021

Your book’s cover reveal is one of your first chances to build buzz for your upcoming project. In this article, we go over the ins and outs of what makes a successful cover reveal. Read more