Indie publishers optimistic despite lockdown struggles

Indie publishers optimistic despite lockdown struggles

Many independent presses are reporting a mood of optimism after good 2020 sales. However 2021 is looking uncertain, with some forced to rethink long-term planning and publishing schedules because of the disruption caused by lockdowns and Brexit.

Veruschka Selbach, m.d. at Pluto Press, is among those reporting a strong 2020. She told The Bookseller: “Much to our relief, we had an excellent year in 2020. Final numbers aren't in yet, but it looks like we're going to be at least 20% up on last year. We were able to use our website to make up for the losses we experienced in the trade and inter...

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