Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Publishing News 12-17-13

Julia Kenny has joined Dunow Carlson & Lerner as an agent, rejoining her recent colleague Eleanor Jackson.

Julie Just, who became an agent at Janklow & Nesbit in late 2010 after working at the NYT Book Review as children's book editor, has moved to Pippin Properties.

Grand Central's romance imprint Forever and their companion digital imprint Forever Yours will expand to publish 120 titles in 2013 and more than 190 titles in 2013 -- up from 64 titles in 2012 -- as part of a "major initiative" celebrating the imprint's 10th anniversary.

Penguin's self-publishing and workshop community Book Country announced new changes and features, including a free ebook creation tool and a online editor. Book Country has also raised the royalty rates offered to authors who use their services to self-publish from 70 percent of net sales to 85 percent of net sales.


  1. Sounds like Book Country is offering a lot to those authors who want to self-publish. The publishing industry changes so fast.

    Thoughts in Progress

  2. You are SO right, Mason, Over the past year, it has totally changed and continues to change


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