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Press Release: Sheridan Acquires PubFactory Hosting Platform from O’Reilly Media
May 30, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Hunt Valley, MD—Announced today, Sheridan has acquired PubFactory, the industry-lauded online publishing platform for journals, books, and reference works, from O’Reilly Media. PubFactory will continue to be based out of Boston, MA, and will blend seamlessly into the Sheridan stable of publisher technology products and services. The PubFactory team has been developing and delivering scholarly…

PubMatch In Deal with Beijing Book Fair
May 30, 2017

PubMatch has reached an agreement with the Beijing International Book Fair to promote Chinese content worldwide via a global rights trading platform.

Indie House Rides the Pulitzer Wave
May 26, 2017

Seattle-based poetry publisher Wave Books is seeing a surge of interest after one of its titles, 'Olio' by Tyehimba Jess, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry this year.

Sales Are Up In Q1
May 26, 2017

Sales at HMH, S&S, Lagardère, and HarperCollins are up in the first quarter compared to a year ago.

Educational Publishing Execs at HMH, Cengage Leaving
May 26, 2017

As educational publishers continue to deal with dramatic changes in the college and school markets, two high-placed executives at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage will leave their roles later this year.

Harlequin Closing Five Lines
May 16, 2017

The publisher said it is ending five of its mass market original series due to a shift in the “retail landscape and readership preferences” in the series market.

Dover Publications Launches Ixia Press
May 16, 2017

The Long Island–based publisher will launch its first new imprint in ten years, Ixia Press, this fall. The imprint is Dover's first move into original frontlist books outside of the graphic novels space.

Spotlight on Minotaur Signature Editions
May 12, 2017

In September, Minotaur will launch Minotaur Signature Editions, a line of classic Minotaur mysteries and thrillers by bestselling authors, as well as U.S. debuts from overseas sensations, all priced at $9.99 (Sponsored)

Hillary Clinton Comes to BookExpo
May 9, 2017

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the latest public figure and author to join the ranks of speakers at the forthcoming BookExpo.

Teaching Writing At the Writers Studio
May 5, 2017

The non-MFA writing school, run by Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Philip Schultz, turns 30 this year, and marks the milestone with a new anthology.

LSU: Elsevier Is Blocking Campus IP Addresses, Dodging Lawsuit
May 3, 2017

LSU has filed a lawsuit against Elsevier, claiming the publisher is wrongly blocking students in its veterinary school from accessing the library’s Elsevier subscriptions. Elsevier officials, meanwhile, are characterizing the contract dispute as a negotiation, and say they hope to settle it commercially.

HarperCollins Launches Literacy Campaign #WhyIRead
May 1, 2017

The social media and charity initiative is timed to the publisher's 200th anniversary. It aims to stress the importance of literacy, and will donate $200,000 to literacy-related charities.