A season for renewal, growth, and adventure
📚 Deal Alert – Author Kevin Cramer, author of American Grunt will be published by Ballast Books. Read Kevin’s campaign updates here. Judging by early reader comments, there is much enthusiasm for Kevin’s story telling.
🌍 Author Impact – For International Women’s Day, Publishizer author Chantal Korteweg came to NYC from the Netherlands to speak on a panel for the United Nations Commission of the Status of Women (CSW).
Chantal currently works as the Director Inclusive Banking at Dutch bank ABN AMRO and is authoring the book SOS: A Survival Guide for Women at Work with co-authors Lidewij Wiersma, Tessel van Willigen and Marijn Wiersma. While Chantal was in the city we got to meet with her and talk more in depth about the path to authorship for her and her co-authors. Keep up the great work team SOS!
Theme Highlight – Growth through Adversity March-May 2023 featuring book proposals and authors with messages of survival, growth, healing and transformation despite the odds.
📣 Oussama Najjar crosses 400+ pre-sales for his book 14 Days and Nights Underground, garnering interest and early buys from international bookstores and distributors!
📣 Prime Hall Since day one of working on his book, Prime prioritized the goal of making a positive outward focused impact through telling his story. This interview will be a must watch for anyone looking to move through adversity and heal from trauma.
📣 Khystyna Didukh hosted the Brave 2 Bloom Conference to empowering women through business and art. Designed for women entrepreneurs, startups, business-minded people, creative industries, impact-oriented businesses around the world. Khrystyna's story of business survival through war was the inspiration for this theme.
Industry News & Events
Saturday, April 29th is Independent Bookstore Day .
Morgan James Publishing celebrates 20 years in 2023! David Hancock, a pioneer in building new business models in publishing talks about the state of publishing.
The US BookShow returns in 2023, this time as a hybrid event!