News for Authors

How PRH Education is Meeting Educators’ Adapting Needs

by Luis Diaz|October, 2020

As we begin a school year unlike any other, Penguin Random House Education is dedicated to working with educators as they adapt to a shifting landscape. Read on to learn about what PRH Education is doing to meet the needs of teachers and students alike during this time. Read more

Five Things Authors Can Do to Support Their Marketers

by Neda Dallal|October, 2020

Even during difficult times like these, your marketing team is working hard to get your books into readers’ hands. Read on for some tips on what you can do to support your marketer, now and in the future. Read more

Give the Gift of Books from Penguin Random House!

by The Author Newsletter Team|October, 2020

We are delighted to extend this special author promotion to help you stock up on books (yours or those by others) and help those in need this holiday season!
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Introducing Our Global Social Impact Website

by The Author Newsletter Team|September, 2020

Markus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House, recently sent the following letter to employees worldwide announcing the launch of the Global Social Impact website. Read on to discover how our company’s actions and values unify employees globally into a collective force dedicated to transforming lives and communities locally. Read more

Behind the Scenes: Producing Audiobooks in Quarantine with PRH Audio

by Dan Zitt|September, 2020

Many of us transitioned to working from home in March, and for the Penguin Random House Audio group, this shift in operations presented some challenges. Read on to learn how PRH Audio has moved to creating and producing audiobooks from home, and to see some photos of at-home audio setups!
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How to Stay Connected with Other Authors

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|September, 2020

Without the camaraderie surrounding in-person author events and conferences, it can be difficult to stay connected with other authors during this time. In this article, we go over tips for how to virtually connect with the author community through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Read more

Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy

by The Author Newsletter Team|September, 2020

This privacy policy, effective September 15, 2020, outlines our privacy practices exclusively as it relates to the Survey for the Penguin Random House Audit of its Publishing Houses. This page does not apply to our handling of personal data outside of that specific use case. If you are looking for our Author Portal Privacy Policy please click here.
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Penguin Random House Education and National Council of Teachers of English Reimagine Awards Program

by The Author Newsletter Team|August, 2020

In support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and in recognition of the urgent need to recruit and empower educators of color, Penguin Random House Education (PRHE) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) reimagined their annual Teacher Awards program, which they began co-sponsoring and administering last year, for 2020. Read more

Broadening Indie Bookstores’ Reach with Bookshop.org

by Brian Etling|August, 2020

The emergence of Bookshop.org has been a boon for independent bookstores that have struggled during the last few months. Read on to learn about the function and purpose of Bookshop.org and how authors can get involved. Read more

Creating Subtitles for Your Digital Video

by Neda Dallal|August, 2020

Social media videos with subtitles often receive high engagement, and can be a great way to make sure your message is received by everyone. Read on for a step-by-step process for adding subtitles to your digital video. Read more