News for Authors

Sep 16, 2022

How DEI Can Help Authors: A Q&A with the PRH Manager of Diversity Recruitment and VP of Growth Marketing

According to Eboni Rafus-Brenning, Manager for Diversity Recruitment at PRH, a diverse, equitable and inclusive publishing company is a major keystone for creating a receptive and productive environment for authors and their readers alike. New hires recruited from outside of publishing, like VP of Growth Marketing Anne Bono, can offer insights from other industries to help propel authors forward. Read on to learn more about why diversity matters at your publishing house—Eboni will take it from here!

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Sep 16, 2022

Here’s What’s New with Comics from the PRH Comics Team

It’s no secret that manga and graphic novels have been growing in popularity year over year, and that growth doesn’t show any signs of stopping. Every week, fans visit their local comic shop to pick up the latest comics, learn the latest news, and engage with passionate retailers and fellow fans alike. In March 2021, Penguin Random House launched a dedicated sales team to service this dynamic market and work with these incredible retailers.

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Sep 16, 2022

Accommodating Visual Impairment on Your Social Channels

During the 2020 lockdown, many social media and website developers realized that their platforms did not accommodate visually impaired users very well, which led to a surplus of new accessibility features being added to these sites. If you would like to know more about how to accommodate blind and low vision readers, here are a few steps that you can implement on your various social platforms.

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Aug 25, 2022

Media & Reading Trends Among Middle-Graders & Teens

Penguin Random House recently partnered with Dubit, a children’s media and research company, to better understand what kids and teens watch, read, listen to, and play. Read on to learn more about media trends in these age groups.

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Aug 25, 2022

Our 2021–2022 Social Impact Report

At Penguin Random House, our mission—to ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone—guides us daily. It fuels our desire to not only publish with excellence, but help narrow the gap between the world today and the world we aspire to, one that is more just, healthy, and equitable.

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Aug 25, 2022

How to Keep Momentum Up in the Months (and Years!) After Your Launch

After the initial buzz of a book’s launch fades and the book is out in the world, many authors wonder how to keep that momentum going. Read on for a few tips on keeping momentum up months (and years!) after your launch.

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Jul 22, 2022

Moments: Publishing Trends and Key Occasions for Fall 2022

At Penguin Random House, direct communication and relationships with readers are key to marketplace success, and strong consumer marketing and outreach begin with understanding our audience. Penguin Random House Consumer Insights is excited to present Moments Fall 2022, a report that predicts consumer sentiment and behaviors we can expect during the coming quarter.

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Jul 22, 2022

Navigating the Author – Indie Relationship: An Interview with Devin Rutland, In-House Sales Manager

Bookstores offer key support for authors, and no one knows that better than Devin Rutland, an in-house sales rep who sells books to indies across the country. Read on to learn about Rutland’s newly created role and why the author-bookstore relationship is so fundamental to bookselling.

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Jul 22, 2022

Here’s What’s New on Instagram

Instagram is always rolling out new features to improve their app and help creators optimize their experience. Sometimes it can be hard to keep up! Here are some recent updates to the platform that you may not know about.

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Jun 27, 2022

Five Tips on Working with Your Editor

From acquisitions to publication (and beyond!), you’ll be working closely with your editor through the entire process. We reached out to editors across the company to come up with these five tips.

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