Press Release: NOOK Press™ Self-Publishing Platform Is Now Available to Authors and Publishers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium
NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), one of the world's largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that NOOK Press (www.nookpress.com), Barnes & Noble's easy to use self-publishing platform, is now available to authors and publishers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium. Authors and publishers in these countries can now upload and start selling their books in these territories through NOOK devices and Free NOOK Reading AppsTM, allowing them to reach millions of NOOK customers around the globe. As part of this expanded availability, NOOK Press is now available in multiple languages including French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, as well as English, and authors will be paid in their local currency.
"We are excited to make NOOK Press available to independent authors and publishers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium, opening up new sales opportunities to international authors and publishers," said Theresa Horner, General Manager of NOOK Press. "This is another example of Barnes & Noble's long-standing commitment to supporting and promoting authors and publishers, and bringing the very best content to its customers."