Mon, 15/09/2014 - 09:20
More than 700 authors and 75 agencies have registered for Random House’s Author Portal since its launch six months ago, although it is still not available to Penguin authors.
The Author Portal opened at the end of February, offering sales data to authors and agents and subscriber access to The Bookseller, as well as...
Fri, 22/08/2014 - 09:40
This year's FutureBook Innovation Awards will be bigger than ever, with new categories reflecting the changing landscape of digital publishing.
Entries for the awards are now open, with awards for best digital books in fiction, non-fiction and children's,...
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:00
HarperCollins has seen worldwide revenue and profits rise across the past year, driven by sales of Veronica Roth's YA title Divergent.
For the 12 months ended 30th June 2014, HarperCollins recorded revenues of $1.43bn (£850m), a growth of 5% on 2013's figure, $1.37bn (£810m).
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 09:40
HarperCollins president and chief executive Brian Murray will be the sole speaker at Frankfurt's c.e.o. talk in October.
The high-profile event has previously been held as a multi-speaker c.e.o. panel, made up of several publishing executives, but last year broke precedent by making Penguin Random House c.e.o....
Fri, 25/07/2014 - 10:00
The Society of Authors (SoA) and the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) have called for a debate into publisher contracts, following the roll-out of e-book subscription services.
In the UK, HarperCollins has followed its US parent by agreeing a deal with US e-book rental service Scribd, with 3,500 backlist titles to go live...
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:00
George R R Martin and Robin Hobb will spend an evening discussing their works with fans in an event in London next month.
The two HarperCollins HarperVoyager authors will talk to fans about how they build their fictional universes, create their characters and balance fantasy and reality as well as divulging their influences and...
Mon, 14/07/2014 - 08:40
It has been a pretty decent year on the shop floor and in publishing boardrooms thus far in 2014. As we reveal in greater detail in our Review of the Half Year, the physical market for the first half of 2014 fell 2.4% to £526m through Nielsen BookScan. A decline, yes, but the shallowest one in the first half of a year since the market...
Wed, 09/07/2014 - 09:40
HarperCollins has relaunched its US website, with direct to consumer print and e-book sales.
The newly-designed site will be rolled out to UK next month, before being expanded to Canada and Australia.
Charlie Redmyane, HarperCollins UK c.e.o. said the aim was to connect with...
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 14:05
Natalie Jerome has been promoted to non-fiction publisher at HarperCollins, taking on the role with immediate effect.
Jerome, who was previously editorial director for HarperNonFiction, will report into Kate Elton, executive publisher fiction and non-fiction. The move follows the departure of...
Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:15
HarperCollins is hosting a virtual romance festival, with contributions from fellow publishers and independent authors.
The event will take place over 7th and 8th June, and celebrate romance writing through Twitter interviews, videos, Google Hangouts, online content and other digital activity. It is supported by the Romantic Novelists...