Steven Zacharius

An interesting thing happened a few days ago. An author posted the details of her publishing contract, including exactly how much (or more aptly, I gather, how little) she was making from her traditionally-published book. She was forced to take it down for “contract disclosure reasons” shortly afterward, and it had already expired from Google’s [...]

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New York, NY (June 19, 2012) – Kensington, the independent publisher known for innovative and wide-ranging publishing, has joined On Demand Books’ growing Espresso Book Machine program (EBM), via arrangement with Lightning Source, making its titles available through EBM’s “digital-to-print at retail” sales channel.
“Kensington is thrilled to be part of the Espresso Book Machine network. Even as digital book sales continue to grow, bookstores remain an important place for customers to shop for physical books. The goal of this initiative is to give the local bookseller the ability to provide customers with a larger selection of Kensington titles in their hands,” said Steven Zacharius, President and CEO, Kensington Publishing Corp. “For authors this is a win-win as their titles—both front and backlist—will be more broadly available.”

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