News for Authors

Jun 17, 2021

Author Portal & Newsletter Survey 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. (more…)

Jun 17, 2021

Summer Reads: Six Sales Trends This Season

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. (more…)

Jun 17, 2021

Should I Start My Own Author Newsletter? (Revisited)

In this marketing tip, we look back on an article of ours that addresses the questions: “Should I have an author newsletter? And how do I start one?” These questions have become even more relevant over the last two years, so read on to find out what’s new in the newsletter space. (more…)

Jun 17, 2021

Penguin Random House’s 2020 Social Impact Report

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. (more…)

May 19, 2021

Now Available: Author University Videos On Demand

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. (more…)

May 19, 2021

Meet the PRH Consumer Marketing Team

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. (more…)

May 19, 2021

Supporting & Working With Independent Bookstores

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. (more…)

May 19, 2021

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

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. (more…)

Apr 16, 2021

Moments: Publishing Trends and Key Occasions for Summer 2021

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 Summer 2021, a report that predicts consumer sentiment and behaviors we can expect during the coming quarter. (more…)

Apr 16, 2021

Explore PRH’s Trending Titles with ‘Today’s Top Books’

The world is noisy—with all the books, music, and TV shows released daily, we know it can feel daunting for readers to decide what to tune in to next. That’s why Penguin Random House is rolling out Today’s Top Books, a custom-built website that uses data to serve up the five trending books of each day.  (more…)

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