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  • Talking Audio with January LaVoy

    Accomplished theater and television actress January LaVoy has been steadily building a reputation as an audiobook narrator for the past five years, and in 2013 she was named PW’s Audiobook Narrator of the Year.

  • February 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    All-star cast gathers for ‘Suspicious Incidents’ and more in this month's audio book news.

  • Colbert Takes Home Spoken Word Grammy

    The comedian and writer won for "America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't."

  • Audio Books 2014: The Year Ahead

    The audiobook industry sails into 2014 on a high note.

  • January 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Miles Narrates with a Purpose and more in this month's audio book news.

  • The 2013 Listen-Up Awards

    The audiobook industry continued to grow in 2013, and for listeners that meant one thing: the chance to hear a host of outstanding titles, read by the most talented narrators in the business.

  • December 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

    Diaz adds narration to her body of work and more in this week's audio books news.

  • Midwest Tape in Audio Distribution Deals with HC, S&S

    Midwest Tape has struck deals with Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins to distribute physical copies of their frontlist audiobook titles to libraries.

  • Blackstone Audio to Distribute HC Audio CDs

    Blackstone Audio has struck a deal with HarperCollins to distribute physical editions of audiobooks that Harper has to date only released as digital audiobooks.

  • Sitting at the Grownups' Table: PW Talks with Ross Ballard II

    As producer, director, sound engineer, and narrator, Ross Ballard II wears many hats for his independent audiobook publishing company. His most recent production, Screaming with the Cannibals by Lee Maynard, came out this summer, and I had the opportunity to talk with Ballard about the company and his experiences as a small publisher in the booming audiobook industry.

  • Findaway World & Mackin Launch Audiobook Platform

    Librarians and teachers will have access to over 31,000 digital downloadable audiobooks through Mackin's MackinVIA platform.

  • November 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

    This month, a former Secretary of Defense, a Tony Award nominee, Audie Award winners, actors, and authors will be heading to the studio to record audiobooks for the likes of Penguin, Hachette, and Naxos—just to name a few. One publisher is even donating a portion of the proceeds from a very important audiobook to charity.

  • Blackstone Audio Buys AudioGo U.S. Arm

    After being acquired by U.K-based AudioGo at the end of 2012, Blackstone Audio has turned around and bought all the U.S. assets of AudioGo in a move that effectively ends the nine-month merger.

  • October 2013 Audio Books

    This month, the likes of Octavia Spencer, Stacy Keach, and Rob Delaney—along with audio veterans like Ray Porter, Katherine Kellgren, and Grover Gardener—take to the studio to record the audio editions of memoirs, autobiographies, novels, and a whole lot more.

  • Blackstone Audio Lands García Márquez

    Oregon-based Blackstone Audio has acquired the unabridged audio rights to four books by international bestseller, Gabriel García Márquez.

  • August 2013 Audio Books

    This month, the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, David Cross, Graham Nash, Donald Fagen, and Melissa Joan Hart are lending their talents to the audio industry and heading into the recording studio.

  • Harper Brings Bukowski to Audio

    To celebrate what would have been his 93rd birthday, HarperAudio is publishing eight titles from Charles Bukowski—each of them never before produced as audiobooks.

  • AudiobooksNow Adds Macmillan

    AudiobooksNow has added over 1,100 Macmillan Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service.

  • AudiobooksNow Adds Tantor

    AudiobooksNow, which provides digital downloads and streaming services for audiobooks, has added 2,300 titles from Tantor Audio to its offerings. With the Tantor addition, AudiobooksNow has 17,000 titles in its catalog.

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