It’s a busy month this April and May, with lots of opportunities to showcase your new books, products and publishing services. Summer Reading features staff picks; Gay & Lesbian Books jumpstarts Pride marketing for June; YA Feature complements summer reading; and Spotlight on Nashville takes a peek into this blossoming literary center.
1. Summer Reading: Staff Picks – issue: May 6; deadline: April 22
PW’s very popular summer reading issue points booksellers and librarians in the direction of what’s to come for Summer 2013. Staff picks include romance, mysteries, sci-fi, mixing it up with novels and more for perfect beach reading.
2. Gay and Lesbian Books – issue: May 13; deadline: April 29
Jumpstart your June Gay Pride marketing with this must-have guide to what’s coming out!
3. YA Feature – issue: May 13; deadline: April 29
What’s new and what’s happening for summer YA reading.
4. Spotlight On Nashville – issue: May 27; deadline: May 13
Music City has become a great literary landscape, with writers, booksellers and publishers at its blossoming center. Publishers Weekly takes an in-depth look at the history of publishing in Nashville, how the city has grown and what the future holds.