News for Authors

Author Portal Homepage Redesign & Author University Videos on Demand

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|April, 2022

It’s been a busy month for the Author Development team! We’re excited to share two of our latest projects: Author University 2022 and key updates to the Author Portal homepage. Read on to learn more! Read more

Coming Together to Fight Against Book Bans

by Penguin Random House U. S.|April, 2022

As publishers, we are grounded by our beliefs in the inherent value of the open exchange of ideas, and in the power of narratives to broaden perspectives and strengthen human empathy. But these beliefs—and equitable access to books—are under serious threat. Book bans are not new, but the dramatic increase in bans and challenges, along with the change in tactics, is unprecedented.

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5 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Your Marketing & Publicity Introduction

by Neda Dallal|April, 2022

Six to nine months before publication, you’ll meet your marketing and publicity team to start strategizing your book’s promotion. Here are five things you can do in advance to help your team optimize your campaigns.

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