News for Authors

Meet the PRH Employee Ambassadors

by Kelsey Manning|October, 2021

In January 2019, our Consumer Marketing and Corporate Communications teams partnered to launch the Penguin Random House Employee Ambassador Program, with the goals of highlighting the voices and creativity of our talented employees, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work in publishing, and creating authentic content that promotes our wonderful books. Read more

Penguin Random House Celebrates the Contributions of Our Latinx and Hispanic Authors

by Anthony Key|October, 2021

In celebration of Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month, Penguin Random House has launched #IAmLaCultura! This campaign celebrates Latinx and Hispanic authors whose stories are redefining identity and shaping culture. As we continue our mission of bringing new and diverse audiences into the Penguin Random House universe, we want to showcase a range of stories across the Latinx and Hispanic diaspora. Read more

PRH Audio Launches Ahab Voiceover Casting Platform

by The Author Newsletter Team|August, 2021

In March, Penguin Random House Audio introduced Ahab, a global online casting platform that helps content creators find and hire exactly the right actor for any voiceover project, whether that’s an audiobook, a video game, an ad spot, animation, a documentary, or a podcast. Read more

Penguin Random House Launches New Platform to Spotlight Black Authors and Stories

by The Author Newsletter Team|August, 2021

There are infinite ways to be Black. This summer, Penguin Random House launched All Ways Black, a new initiative that showcases and celebrates the many facets of the Black experience. Read more

Author Portal & Newsletter Survey 2021

by The Author Newsletter Team|June, 2021

Calling all authors! We would love you to complete our quick survey. Your feedback helps inform our future content and enhancements, from monthly News for Authors mailings to the variety of resources on the Author Portal to our new Author University program. Read more

Summer Reads: Six Sales Trends This Season

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|June, 2021

As many parts of the world begin to open up again, another reading-filled summer is about to unfold. Keep reading to find out what’s driving this summer’s reading trends, from “BookTok” favorites to the art of canning and preserving. Read more

Penguin Random House’s 2020 Social Impact Report

by The Author Newsletter Team|June, 2021

We are pleased to share Penguin Random House’s 2020 Social Impact Report, which summarizes our 2020 global commitment to serving our communities beyond the books we publish. Read more

Now Available: Author University Videos On Demand

by The Author Newsletter Team|May, 2021

In March, the Author Portal team brought you Author University, a live virtual masterclass for authors by authors. We’re thrilled to announce that all sessions from Author University are now available on demand for your viewing pleasure. Read more

Meet the PRH Consumer Marketing Team

by Kelsey Manning|May, 2021

Penguin Random House has the most robust consumer marketing team in the industry, so we thought it was time to give you a look behind the scenes at how we support you, your publishing teams, and your books. Read more

Rethinking Our New “Old” Business: Why Books and Publishing Are Flourishing Today

by The Author Newsletter Team|May, 2021

On Monday, May 24, you are invited to join Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle’s virtual live conversation with Adam Grant, organizational psychologist and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, Option B, and Think Again. Read more