Items Tagged With commercial publishers

The Poetry of Fatherhood, Reading and Attraction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.17.16

Poem by young Michael Jordan up for auction; poet Bill Berkson has died; James Patterson’s BookShots imprint sells thirty thousand copies in one week; and other news.


James Patterson’s Innovative Instinct

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

In his latest publishing venture, blockbuster novelist James Patterson has launched his “lightening-paced” novel series, BookShots, part of his ongoing efforts to support literacy and reach new readers.


Big-Name Authors Venture Into Comics, Against Adverbs, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.23.16

Man Booker winner Han Kang on Korean literature and translation; Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes returned to Colombia; an interview with Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich; and other news


Selling Your Story Collection: When They Really Want Your Novel

by Michael Bourne

The Practical Writer

Posted 4.13.16

Michael Bourne

An author, an agent, a publisher, and an editor explore the often difficult path to selling a story collection—when what most publishers want is a novel.