From the Newsletters
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, author of Friday Black, picks five story collections that will make you a better writer.
Kid-lit activism continues with a campaign focused on getting out the vote for the midterm elections. Bestselling author Rainbow Rowell helped mobilize about 20 friends and fellow writers, including Tomi Adeyemi, Melissa de la Cruz, Margaret Stohl, and Sabaa Tahir.
The number of self-published titles cracked one million in 2017.
PW senior writer Andrew Albanese reports on the latest sales figures for trade publishers, which present good news but for one caveat.
Calvin Reid interviews writer Alex de Campi and artist Victor Santos about their new graphic novel, Bad Girls: Six Million Dollars, Twelve Hours to Get Out of Cuba, a thriller set in Havana on New Year’s Eve 1958.
David Hewson talks about his latest crime novel, The Savage Shore, which features the return of Italian police detective Nic Costa.
On last week’s show, we discussed a phishing scam affecting publishers, agents, and scouts. We also talked with PW’s Ed Nawotka and with Ziv Lewis, foreign rights and acquisitions manager at Kinneret Zmora Publishing in Israel.