News for Authors

Supporting & Working With Independent Bookstores

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|May, 2021

Bookstores love to support local authors, especially independent stores, which can put extra effort into promoting an author and hand-selling books to readers. In this article, we discuss ways to work with independent bookstores when promoting your book. Read more

Penguin Random House Announces Extended Payment Plan for Independent Bookstores

by The Author Newsletter Team|April, 2021

Effective May 1, 2021, independent bookstores in the United States will receive an additional month to pay their Penguin Random House invoices. This extended payment plan will become effective with all titles in the May invoice cycle, including initial orders for May titles and reorders placed during the May billing cycle.

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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