Recently Posted:
  • Wattpad Continues to Evolve After Acquisition by Naver

    Nearly a year after selling Wattpad to Korea’s Naver, Wattpad co-founder Allen Lau is transitioning to a new role of executive advisor for Naver subsidiary Webtoon. Wattpad president Jeanne Lam reflects on the evolution of the company he's leaving behind.

  • Updates on Ukraine: News and Resources for the Publishing Community

    'Publishers Weekly' is looking at the impact on the publishing and literary community, while the 'Millions' is offering first-hand, on-the-ground reportage from its correspondent in Ukraine. We will update this resource page regularly to enable you to donate directly to support Ukraine.

  • War Sparks Interest in Ukrainian Poetry

    Christine Lysnewycz Holbert—the director of independent nonprofit poetry publisher Lost Horse Press and a daughter of Ukrainian refugees who came to the U.S. after WWII—discusses the press's Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series.

  • Booktopia CEO to Step Down After Poor Results

    Booktopia CEO Tony Nash announced he will step down from the role after the Australian online bookseller saw earnings plunge 63% in the nine-month period ended March 30, despite a growth in sales.

  • Frankfurt Book Fair Raises Funds for Ukraine

    The Frankfurt Book Fair has begun collecting money to be given to the Ukrainian Booksellers and Publishers Association to support relief efforts for members impacted by Russia's invasion. It is the latest in a series of aid efforts launched by Frankfurt.

  • Update on Ukraine: Vivat CEO on Wartime Printing, Russian Library Purges, and More

    Vivat Publishing House in Kharkiv held a book event for the Ukrainian translation of Adam Mansbach's 'Go the F*ck to Sleep' last week. Company CEO Julia Orlova spoke with ‘PW’ about how her company has continue to work, the challenges it faces, and the latest strategy in Russia's propaganda war.

  • Spanish-Language Releases: Spring 2022

    Select Spring Spanish-language releases compiled by Ed Nawotka, with descriptions provided by publishers.

  • E.U. Reduces, and in Some Cases Eliminates, VAT on Books

    The European Union's Economic and Financial Affairs Council has adopted a new directive on value-added tax rates. Under the directive, VAT on books and e-books, as well as on some other goods and services, will be reduced or eliminated in the union.

  • Ukraine in the Spotlight at Bologna

    The invasion of Ukraine by Russia will be the subject of a talk by Israeli author Etgar Keret called "What stories can you tell in times of war?"

  • Battling Book Deserts

    A seminar examines the difficulties some children have in gaining access to books and what can be done to help foster a love of reading in the next generation, particularly for those in underserved communities.

Looking for more stories? Browse Archive

Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Email Address


Log In Forgot Password

Premium online access is only available to PW subscribers. If you have an active subscription and need to set up or change your password, please click here.

New to PW? To set up immediate access, click here.

NOTE: If you had a previous PW subscription, click here to reactivate your immediate access. PW site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. If working at an office location and you are not "logged in", simply close and relaunch your preferred browser. For off-site access, click here. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options, please email Mike Popalardo at:

To subscribe: click here.