When the dust settles on Concordia publishing, it’ll be worth the money

With the dust settled on Concordian, the dust has settled on its publisher and author.In a statement to ABC News, co-founder and publisher David Whitaker said the company’s current financial situation was not sustainable, and that its business was “on the rocks”.Whitaker said Concordia’s financial woes were not the fault of the publisher but of its current management team.“The company […]

How the Globe And The Mirror, the Toronto publisher that helped make it big, died and how it left us

After five decades in print, the iconic Toronto daily newspaper The Globe and the Mirror has died.The paper’s publisher, Glen McGregor, died Thursday.“Globe and the Mail is gone forever,” the paper’s owner, the Globe and Mail Group, said in a statement.“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our publisher, editor and editor-in-chief.”The Globe was founded […]

‘I’m not going to take this’ after UK publishing house fires founder for ‘anti-Semitism’

An Irish publisher is saying he won’t be able to publish the first book by a member of the Irish-American publishing house he founded because of the company’s decision to fire the founder over a “anti-Semitic” article.“I’m going to be very, very disappointed with them,” said Andrew McKeown, the owner of Irish publishing house Open Books in Dublin, who announced […]

How to get more Hugos at the top publishers

With the Hugos now underway, we decided to see if there was any truth to the idea that “publishers can’t win a Hugo.”The results were surprising.Some were pretty good.The top 10 Hugos won by some of the top 20 publishers, including: The top 20 publishing houses by number of nominations, according to Hugos.com The top 20 award winners in each category […]

What You Need to Know About the Authors’ Guild

More than a dozen authors and publishers are facing a new class action lawsuit over unfair labor practices and other alleged misconduct by the Authors Guild. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Association of American Publishers alleges that the Authors Group, an umbrella group representing more than 200 publishers, has systematically denied and retaliated against writers and publishers who raise concerns […]