Items Tagged With subsidy/vanity publishing

The Savvy Self-Publisher: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.5.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.


The Brains of Creative Writers, Writer's Digest Ends Partnership with Author Solutions, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.24.14

Rutgers appoints poet A. Van Jordan to faculty; BookStats discontinues services; NYPL to potentially restructure its board; and other news.


Notable Moments in Self-Publishing History: A Timeline

by Jamie FitzGerald

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

Writers have been self-publishing since the beginning of written words. Celebrating those creative individuals determined to be heard, we present a timeline of notable moments in self-publishing history.


Fraudulent Vanity Publisher Sentenced to Prison, Randy Susan Meyers on Self-Promotion, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.15.13

Vermont-based vanity publisher Peter Campbell-Copp has been sentenced to jail for fraud; Scientific American examines the physiological differences between reading print or electronic texts; novelist Randy Susan Meyers discusses the pressures of social media self-promotion; and other news.