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PubTalk Live & AgentChat Live

By Sarah Nicolas
PubTalk Live is the live publishing talk show that broadcasts the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month live on YouTube. The podcast is the audio pulled from the show after the broadcast has ended. See more info at pubtalk.live. AgentChat Live is a spinoff of PubTalk Live that features casual chats with literary agents with the intention of helping writers get to know the agents a little bit better.
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PubTalk Live with Kylie Schachte and Angela Ackerman, co-creator of The Emotion Thesaurus
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Kylie Schachte and Special Guest Angela Ackerman, co-creator of The Emotion Thesaurus. →Kylie Schachte https://kylieschachte.com  https://twitter.com/KylieSchachte  https://www.instagram.com/kylieschachte  https://amzn.to/3dWyKhZ     →Angela Ackerman http://writershelpingwriters.net/ https://onestopforwriters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/AuthorAngelaAckerman https://twitter.com/AngelaAckerman https://www.instagram.com/writers_helping_writers_angela/ https://amzn.to/3uFFyXR  →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: https://sarahnicolas.com  https://twitter.com/Sarah_Nicolas https://instagram.com/presidentsarah →Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  →Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place →Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb →Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/SdKgOUp_18c →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. →Audiobook of the week: THE LOST APOTHECARY by Sarah Penner: http://libro.fm/referral?isbn=9781488210761&rf_code=lfm164099 https://amzn.to/3njZFbz --News-- Shadow and Bone on Netflix. https://www.buzzfeed.com/jennaguillaume/shadow-and-bone-characters-cast-world-plot  →Philip Roth biographer Blake Bailey accused of sexual misconduct. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/86140-norton-halts-shipments-of-roth-biography.html  →International Booker Prize shortlist. https://bookriot.com/2021-international-booker-prize-shortlist/  →LA Times Book Award winners. https://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/bookprize-winners-2020/                                  →Independent Bookstore Day.  https://www.indiebound.org/independent-bookstore-day  https://oxfordeagle.com/2021/04/23/president-barack-obama-virtually-visits-square-books-for-independent-bookstore-day/  →S&S defends Pence memoir. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/86136-karp-defends-pence-post-hill-decisions.html 
01:04:32
April 25, 2021
PubTalk Live with E.J. Wenstrom and Gabriela Pereira, founder of DIYMFA
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host EJ Wenstrom and Special Guest Gabriela Pereira.   →EJ Wenstrom https://www.ejwenstrom.com/ https://twitter.com/EJWenstrom https://www.facebook.com/ejwenstrom https://instagram.com/ejwenstrom https://amzn.to/3s7ea3v →Gabriela Pereira https://diymfa.com/ Free DIY MFA Starter Kit: http://diymfa.com/join  DIY MFA Radio: http://diymfa.com/podcast  https://twitter.com/DIYMFA  https://amzn.to/3uHd9ka →Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com | @sarah_nicolas on Twitter | @presidentSarah on Instagram →Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  →Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place →Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb →Originally streamed at: https://youtu.be/50TW8UIT528 →PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- →Amanda Gorman, bestselling poet. https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2021/04/07/amanda-gorman-the-hill-we-climb-tops-usa-today-bestseller-list/7122126002/  →Mike Pence book deal. https://www.thewrap.com/mike-pence-simon-and-schuster-book-deal/ (ooh related: https://newrepublic.com/article/161907/andrew-cuomo-got-4-million-book-deal-scandal) →Bologna Children’s Book Fair. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/trade-shows/article/86051-bologna-children-s-book-fair-to-be-virtual-cancels-live-event.html  →Publisher’s Weekly state of the industry. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/86010-publishing-industry-insiders-share-insights-into-opportunities-challenges-ahead.html →Sarah: (content warning for transphobia) The Women’s Prize for Fiction & Torrey Peters. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2021-04-07/womens-prize-stands-by-nomination-of-trans-author-torrey-peters  →Serial Box, now Realm. https://www.realm.fm/blog/serial-box-is-now-realm →Book awards!  https://pen.org/press-release/2021-pen-america-literary-awards-given-to-top-literary-stars-of-the-year-lifelong-luminaries-of-literary-excellence/   https://www.gf.org/announcement-2021/  https://www.nypl.org/press/press-release/april-9-2021/new-york-public-library-announces-finalists-2021-young-lions  
01:04:04
April 11, 2021
AgentChat Live with Devon Halliday of Transatlantic Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.  This episode features Devon Halliday of Transatlantic Agency.  Agency Site | Website | Twitter     Support the show | Originally Streamed on YouTube
36:36
April 7, 2021
PubTalk Live with 2020 Pitch Wars Mentees
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Kayleigh Carpenter and Special Guests, Pitch Wars 2020 Mentees E.E. Adams, Kayleigh Carpenter, Meg Eden, Sean Miller, Angela Montoya, and Hannah Sawyerr. Kayleigh Carpenter | Twitter E.E. Adams | Twitter | Instagram Hannah Sawyerr | Twitter | Instagram Meg Eden | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Angela Montoya | Twitter | Instagram Sean Miller | Twitter | Instagram Your Host, Sarah Nicolas | Twitter | Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron ➦ Merch ➦ Subscribe via email Original broadcast ➦ PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Another lawsuit against Amazon and the Big 5. Book Workers Day of Solidarity. BookClub launch in Spring. Sara Gruen. Beverly Cleary. #StandUpforAAPI. Read Woke Books. 2021 Audie Awards
01:15:42
March 28, 2021
AgentChat Live with Andrea Somberg of Harvey Klinger
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Andrea Somberg of Harvey Klinger.   http://www.andreasomberg.com/  http://www.harveyklinger.com/  https://www.facebook.com/Andrea-Somberg-NYC-Literary-Agent-at-Harvey-Klinger-199888223384030/  https://twitter.com/andreasomberg  https://www.instagram.com/andreasombergliteraryagent/   * Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive * Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/axgOKH-2p8o
56:50
March 22, 2021
PubTalk Live: Supriya Kelkar with publisher, founder, and editor at Tu Books Stacy Whitman
This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Supriya Kelkar and Special Guest Stacy Whitman, who is the publisher, founder, and editor at Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books. Supriya Kelkar www.supriyakelkar.com  Twitter: @supriyakelkar_ Instagram: @supriya.kelkar Stacy Whitman http://www.stacylwhitman.com/ https://twitter.com/stacylwhitman https://twitter.com/tubooks Instagram: @leeandlow and @norroway Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Originally Streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV9irg_BwJg Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com -News- Norton Juster has passed away: https://www.npr.org/2021/03/09/975214782/phantom-tollbooth-author-norton-juster-dies-at-91  The new Covid relief package includes funding for libraries and cultural organizations:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3151 https://bookriot.com/covid-relief-for-libraries/  The Scribd Audio imprint officially launched: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/daveed-diggs-and-lena-waithe-lend-their-voices-to-scribds-audiobook-version-of-black-imagination-301242826.html  Maryland law about licensing to libraries: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/85785-maryland-legislature-passes-law-supporting-library-access-to-digital-content.html  Literati launching a new YA subscription box: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3139  The Ripped Bodice's 2020 State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Study: https://www.therippedbodicela.com/state-racial-diversity-romance-publishing-report 
01:07:36
March 14, 2021
AgentChat Live with Amanda Orozco at Transatlantic Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better. This episode features Amanda Orozco at Transatlantic Agency. https://www.transatlanticagency.com/about-us/agents/amanda-orozco/ https://twitter.com/oczoroadnama Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/ifoOOaldiHESupport the show: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive​
45:49
March 6, 2021
PubTalk Live: Author Cyndy Etler and publishing icon and influencer Jane Friedman
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Cyndy Etler and Special Guest Jane Friedman. Cyndy Etler Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cyndyetler/?hl=en Medium: https://cyndyetler.medium.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cdetler Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CyndyEtlerAuthor/ Website: https://cyndyetler.com/ Jane Friedman https://www.janefriedman.com/ https://twitter.com/janefriedman https://www.facebook.com/jane.friedman/ https://www.instagram.com/janefriedman/ https://www.youtube.com/janefriedman Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/h4UKc4S3PBg PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com -News- New Enola Holmes books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/book-deals/article/85618-book-deals-week-of-february-22-2021.html Brooks Sherman: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/85617-lit-agent-under-fire-from-former-clients-including-bestselling-ya-author.html Rick Riordan's imprint expanding into Young Adult books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/85608-rick-riordan-imprint-moves-into-ya-fiction-with-daniel-jos-older.html 2020 book sales numbers: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85593-bookstore-sales-fell-28-3-in-2020.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/85666-trade-publishing-segment-shines-in-a-flat-2020.html price-fixing suit against Amazon has three copycat cases: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85583-amazon-e-book-case-sprawls-lawyers-propose-consolidation.html Literati pulled in $52 million in financing: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85581-literati-gets-big-money-for-book-boxes.html Eat the Book: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/reeses-book-club-to-launch-digital-series-hosted-by-christina-milian-exclusive Black Creatives Fund: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85591-wnbd-launches-black-creatives-fund.html
01:04:01
February 28, 2021
AgentChat Live with Kimberley Cameron of Kimberley Cameron & Associates
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better. This episode features Kimberley Cameron of Kimberley Cameron & Associates! https://www.kimberleycameron.com/ https://twitter.com/K_C_Associates https://www.facebook.com/kimberleycameronandassociates Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/1vJYOCmm1ow Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
36:20
February 23, 2021
PubTalk Live: Author Tere Michaels and book convention director Jennifer Morris
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Tere Michaels and Special Guest Jennifer Morris, Director of Coastal Magic Convention. Tere Michaels https://www.teremichaels.com/ https://www.facebook.com/tere.michaels.9 Jennifer Morris http://www.CoastalMagicConvention.com Twitter: @CoastalMagicCon      Facebook|Instagram|Tumblr: @CoastalMagicConvention http://www.FunkNFiction.com Twitter|Facebook|Instagram: @FunkNFiction Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/ebUht_VdRIY PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Harper Collins record performance: https://www.thebookseller.com/news/harpercollins-global-revenues-23-ebitda-soars-1236174  Bridgerton Fever: https://www.businessinsider.com/netflix-bridgerton-corset-apparel-sales-online-regency-etsy-2021-2 Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon's CEO: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/85468-as-revenue-tops-380-billion-bezos-to-step-down-as-amazon-ceo.html  e-Fair Options: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/85519-pandemic-pivoting-new-follett-book-efair-options-include-ship-to-home.html Publishers Weekly’s US Book Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-book-show-presented-by-publishers-weekly-tickets-140012632553 The Authors Guild & other writing orgs ask DOJ to block Penguin Random House's acquisition of Simon & Schuster: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/industry-deals/article/85446-authors-guild-asks-doj-to-stop-prh-purchase-of-s-s.html  The National Book Foundation new Executive Director: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/11/books/national-book-foundation-ruth-dickey.html  B&N Press new payment structures: https://press.barnesandnoble.com/
01:03:16
February 14, 2021
AgentChat Live with Erin Casey of Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better. This episode features Erin Casey of the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency. https://www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/erin-casey/ https://twitter.com/erin_michelle_C Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/KBaN4sBHsQ8
44:31
February 7, 2021
PubTalk Live: Author J. Elle and Illumicrate founder Daphne Lao Tonge
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host J. Elle and Special Guest Daphne Lao Tonge, founder of Illumicrate. J. Elle TWITTER https://twitter.com/AuthorJ_Elle INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/authorj.elle/ TIKTOK https://www.tiktok.com/@authorjelle? WEBSITE: www.wingsofebony.com Daphne Lao Tonge TWITTER https://twitter.com/daphlt INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/daphlt https://www.instagram.com/illumicrate https://www.instagram.com/cureadosity Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com.   Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive    Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place   Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb    Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/4itDUIiDfnI PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Lawsuit against Amazon for restraining price competition in the ebook market: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85318-amazon-hit-with-e-book-price-fixing-suit.html  Senator Josh Hawley's book picked up by Regnery: https://www.wsj.com/articles/sen-josh-hawley-strikes-book-deal-with-regnery-after-capitol-riot-backlash-11610995500  Walter Dean Myers Awards: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/85361-walter-dean-myers-awards-announced.html  Ursula K. Le Guin stamp: https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2021/01/ursula-k-le-guin-to-be-featured-on-2021-postage-stamp.html  Hungary orders disclaimers on books with LGBT content: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/jan/20/hungary-orders-lgbt-publisher-to-print-disclaimers-on-childrens-book  Naver acquires Wattpad: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-deals/article/85348-south-korea-s-naver-to-acquire-wattpad-for-600-million.html  To All the Boys 3 trailer: https://screenrant.com/to-all-boys-3-movie-trailer-release-date/
56:19
January 23, 2021
AgentChat Live with Claire Draper of the Bent Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Claire Draper of the Bent Agency.   http://www.thebentagency.com/claire-draper  https://draper-claire.com/ Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/jMF7LWVWkuY * Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
53:38
January 17, 2021
PubTalk Live 1-9-21 with 2020 Debuts Discussing Debuting During a Pandemic
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features authors of several genres who debuted during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic. Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram David Heska Wanbli Weiden, author of Native American thriller Winter Counts  http://www.davidweiden.com http://www.twitter.com/WanbliWeiden https://instagram.com/wanbliweiden Karen Osborne, author of space opera Architects of Memory  http://www.karenosborne.com http://www.twitter.com/karenthology http://www.patreon.com/karenosborne Meryl Wisner, author of romance Something to Talk About  http://www.merylwilsner.com https://twitter.com/merylwilsner https://instagram.com/merylwilsner A.J. Sass, author of middle grade LGBTQ+ contemporary Ana on the Edge  https://sassinsf.com https://twitter.com/matokah https://instagram.com/matokah Jess Hernandez, author of picture book First Day of Unicorn School  https://twitter.com/FinkHernandez Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com.    Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive   Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place   Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb    Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/M0ZbncWaNWw PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- American print book sales rose in 2020: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85256-print-unit-sales-rose-8-2-in-2020.html Libraries see increase in digital usage: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/85253-overdrive-reports-record-surge-in-digital-library-lending-in-2020.html Publishers Weekly announces the US Book Show: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/85252-pw-launches-new-u-s-book-trade-fair-for-may.html Simon and Schuster cancells Senator Josh Hawley’s book: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85266-s-s-cancels-publication-plans-for-book-by-sen-josh-hawley.html  Inkyard Press announced a new line of middle grade books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/85265-inkyard-announces-middle-grade-publishing-program.html
01:18:27
January 10, 2021
PubTalk Live: Author Erin Entrada Kelly and school librarian Reba Gordon
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Erin Entrada Kelly and Special Guest Reba Gordon.  Erin Entrada Kelly http://www.erinentradakelly.com/ https://twitter.com/ErinEntrada https://www.instagram.com/erinentrada/ Reba Gordon https://www.trinityprep.org/school-life/author-festival  https://twitter.com/Reading_Reba https://www.instagram.com/reading_reba/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com.   Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive   Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb   Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/sj7MXSCGU1E PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Barack Obama's favorite books of 2020: https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1339631669104570370 Roc Lit 101: https://global.penguinrandomhouse.com/announcements/random-house-and-roc-nation-launch-roc-lit-101/  Amazon warehouse union vote: https://seekingalpha.com/news/3645185-federal-regulator-says-amazon-warehouse-workers-in-alabama-can-proceed-union-vote  Wicked Son imprint: https://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=3891#m50909  CASE: small claims for copyright claims: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/85202-case-act-set-to-pass-as-part-of-omnibus-bill.html  Manuscript Phishing Scam: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/21/books/publishing-manuscripts-phishing-scam.html
01:08:55
December 27, 2020
AgentChat Live with Amy Giuffrida of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Amy Giuffrida of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.   Website: https://www.jdlit.com/amy-giuffrida Twitter: https://twitter.com/kissedbyink Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kissedbyink/ Originally broadcast at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HBjHxteE6I * Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
49:37
December 20, 2020
PubTalk Live: Author Janice Hardy and Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Janice Hardy and Special Guest Joanna Penn. (Due to time differences, the interview portion with Joanna will be pre-recorded) Janice Hardy http://www.janicehardy.com/ https://twitter.com/Janice_Hardy https://www.facebook.com/janice.hardy.184  Joanna Penn https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ https://twitter.com/thecreativepenn https://www.instagram.com/jfpennauthor/ http://thecreativepenn.com/moneybooks Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com.  Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb  Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/lNZpJVuALvo PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- BookExpo and BookCon no more:  https://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=3878 Draft2Digital announces payment splitting: https://www.draft2digital.com/blog/announcing-d2d-payment-splitting/ The Association of Authors' Representatives is now the Association of American Literary Agents: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=3021 Changes in lockdown reading habits: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reading-habits-changed-coronavirus-lockdown-b882662.html The Bad Sex in Fiction awards cancelled for 2020:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/dec/08/bad-sex-award-cancelled-as-public-exposed-to-too-many-bad-things-in-2020  Ben Bova has passed: https://www.tor.com/2020/11/30/legendary-science-fiction-author-ben-bova-has-passed-at-the-age-of-88/  The Tattered Cover changes hands:   https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85096-denver-s-tattered-cover-bookstore-is-sold-to-two-entrepreneurs.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85106-black-booksellers-denounce-tattered-cover-announcement.html  JRR Tolkien's House for Sale: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/dec/03/campaign-to-buy-jrr-tolkien-house-backed-by-lord-of-the-rings-actors-ian-mckellen-martin-freeman  Amazon ebooks & libraries: https://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/528280-amazon-under-pressure-to-lift-ban-on-e-book-library-sales  
01:04:47
December 13, 2020
AgentChat Live with Linda Camacho of the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.  This episode features Linda Camacho of the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.  https://twitter.com/LindaRandom | https://www.galltzacker.com/ Originally broadcast at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3zlaLpnQUQ * Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
44:41
December 5, 2020
Margaret Owen and Book Blogger and Librarian Rachel Strolle
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Margaret Owen and Special Guest Rachel Strolle. Margaret Owen https://margaret-owen.com/ https://twitter.com/what_eats_owls https://www.instagram.com/what_eats_owls/ Rachel Strolle https://recitrachel.com/ https://twitter.com/recitrachel https://www.instagram.com/recitrachel/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Hachette raising starting salaries: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/11/hachette-book-group-will-increase-starting-salaries-to-45000/ Romancing the Runoff: http://www.romancingtherunoff.com/ Joy Harjo's 3rd term as US Poet Laureate: https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2020/11/poet-laureate-joy-harjo-gets-a-third-term-launches-living-nations-living-words/ Barack Obama’s A PROMISED LAND opening day sales record at PRH. https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/11/obamas-a-promised-land-set-prh-opening-day-sales-record/ Alan Dean Foster wants Disney to pay him his royalties: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/19/sstar-wars-author-disney-royalties-alan-dean-foster Albert Whitman & Co in hot water for not paying authors: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84909-authors-demand-better-treatment-from-albert-whitman-co.html  2020 National Book Awards ceremony: https://bookriot.com/2020-national-book-awards/ Penguin Random House offers to buy Simon & Schuster:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/books/simon-schuster-penguin-random-house.html  Audible return policy change: https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-bows-to-publisher-pressure-on-audiobook-return-policy
01:10:35
November 29, 2020
PubTalk Live 11-14-20 with Michael Mammay and Dan Koboldt
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Michael Mammay and Special Guest Dan Koboldt. Michael Mammay: http://www.michaelmammay.com/ https://twitter.com/MichaelMammay Dan Koboldt:  https://twitter.com/DanKoboldt http://dankoboldt.com/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/7t77LfDEnfw PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- HMH selling trade devision: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/84804-hmh-trade-group-for-sale-archer-departs.html  Rachel Caine has passed away: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/84787-obituary-rachel-caine.html  President Barack Obama to speak at Booker Prize ceremony: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2979 Frankfurt Book Fair changes: https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/11/frankfurter-buchmesse-announces-restructuring-and-streamlining-covid19/  ABA 2021 Winter Institute goes virtual: https://www.bookweb.org/news/winter-institute-2021-goes-virtual-578591  Macmillan reschedules reopening for July 6: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84856-macmillan-office-returned-pushed-to-july.html  EU accused Amazon of unfair competition: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/eu-anti-trust-amazon-data-e-commerce-115428158.html?guccounter=1  Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins sales up: https://email.publisherslunch.com/lt.php?s=315dbaff2692afc126b5382464b1d141&i=1047A1027A3A63864 https://email.publisherslunch.com/lt.php?s=315dbaff2692afc126b5382464b1d141&i=1047A1027A3A63867  Working Class Writers Grant: http://speculativeliterature.org/grants/the-slf-working-class-grant/
01:14:18
November 15, 2020
AgentChat Live with Megan Manzano at D4EO Literary
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Megan Manzano at D4EO Literary  https://www.meg-edits.com/ https://twitter.com/Megan_Manzano Originally broadcast at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abewI_ybmIQ * Support the show
36:32
November 8, 2020
PubTalk Live 10/24/20: David R. Slayton and Lorin Oberweger
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host David R. Slayton and Special Guest Lorin Oberweger. David R. Slayton: https://davidrslayton.com https://twitter.com/drslayton  https://www.instagram.com/slaytondavidr https://www.facebook.com/david.r.slayton  Lorin Oberweger:  https://www.free-expressions.com/  https://twitter.com/AuthorLor  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/9GhsKNamnjk Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Penguin Random House raises starting salaries https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/10/penguin-random-house-to-raise-starting-salary-to-45000/ The Jimmy Patterson Books imprint changes: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84654-an-overhaul-for-jimmy-patterson-books.html Macmillan is shuttering Imprint: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84678-macmillan-children-s-publishing-group-closing-imprint.html  Bookscan report on retail book sales: https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/10/npd-bookscan-us-market-sees-6-4-percent-growth-through-q3-covid19/ https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/84635-august-bookstore-sales-dropped-30-7.html  Strand Book Store put out a plea on social media for help from the community: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/84702-nyc-s-strand-book-store-asks-for-help.html Barnes and Noble hack: https://www.zdnet.com/article/barnes-noble-confirms-cyberattack-customer-data-breach/
01:08:41
October 26, 2020
AgentChat Live with Matt Belford at The Tobias Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Matt Belford at The Tobias Literary Agency!  https://twitter.com/mwbelford | https://www.mattbelford.com/ Originally broadcast at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3l2O0-h_KM  * Support the Show
37:36
October 18, 2020
Saundra Mitchell and Kidlit Editor T.S. Ferguson
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Saundra Mitchell and Special Guest TS Ferguson. Saundra Mitchell: www.saundramitchell.com https://twitter.com/SaundraMitchell www.instagram.com/smitchellbooks TS Ferguson: https://twitter.com/TeeEss https://www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/t-s-ferguson/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/SE4B2xo1Rac Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Nicola and David Yoon announce Joy Revolution imprint: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84515-nicola-and-david-yoon-launch-ya-romance-imprint-starring-heroes-of-color.html Beacon Press raising its minimum starting salary: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84505-beacon-press-increases-entry-level-wages-to-44-6k.html MacArthur Foundation 2020 fellows: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/06/arts/macarthur-genius-grant-winners-list.html Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has eliminated 525 positions: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84506-hmh-reorganization-will-cut-525-jobs.html Pham Doan Trang arrested by the Vietnamese government for “conducting anti-state propaganda”: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2933 Sarah: LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE sequels and musical: vulture.com/2020/10/like-water-for-chocolate-book-sequels-musical.html   Letters in support of transgender and non-binary people, signed by authors, editors and agents.  UK: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/sep/30/more-than-200-writers-and-publishers-sign-letter-in-support-of-trans-and-non-binary-people?CMP=twt_books_b-gdnbooks North American: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/09/stephen-king-margaret-atwood-roxane-gay-champion-trans-rights-open-letter-jk-rowling
01:09:29
October 11, 2020
Agent Chat Live with Tara Gilbert of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.  This episode features Tara Gilbert of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency. Personal website: www.taragilbert.com Agency website: www.jdlit.com Twitter: @literary_tara Instagram: @literary.tara Originally broadcast on 10/4/20 at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP9pjD5lN0s * Support the Show
33:38
October 5, 2020
PubTalk Live 9-26-20: Behind the Scenes with Pitch Wars Volunteers
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries.  This episode of PubTalk Live features a behind-the-scenes look with Pitch Wars volunteer Board Members and committee members Brenda Drake, Gail D. Villanueva, Ayana Gray, Sonia Hartl, and Susan Lee. Brenda Drake https://brendadrake.com/ https://twitter.com/brendadrake  Gail D. Villanueva https://gaildvillanueva.com/ https://twitter.com/gaildvillanueva  Ayana Gray https://www.ayanagray.com/ https://twitter.com/ayanagray/  Sonia Hartl http://www.soniahartl.com/ https://twitter.com/SoniaHartl1  Susan Lee https://twitter.com/susanleewrites/ https://www.instagram.com/susanleewrites/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Streamed at: https://youtu.be/K82YcubbhEc PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -Links- John Sargent of Macmillan will be stepping down: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/84354-sargent-leaving-macmillan.html The co-founders of Foundry Literary are parting ways: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/industry-deals/article/84382-foundry-s-co-owners-launching-new-companies.html  https://deadline.com/2020/09/foundry-literary-media-yfat-reiss-gendell-exits-forms-yrg-partners-1234578715/  Macmillan will raise entry-level salaries to $42,000: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84456-macmillan-ups-baseline-salary-to-42k.html Terry Goodkind has died at the age of 72. https://www.tor.com/2020/09/17/terry-goodkind-sword-of-truth-wizards-first-rule-death-obituary/comment-page-1/  Penguin Random House released a report on its US workforce demographics: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84286-prh-releases-workforce-report-on-diversity.html
01:12:31
September 27, 2020
AgentChat Live with Jennifer March Soloway at Andrea Brown Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.   This episode features Jennifer March Soloway at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency!   https://twitter.com/marchsoloway  https://querymanager.com/query/JenniferMarchSoloway  https://www.manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jennifer-march-soloway/   Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
53:30
September 24, 2020
PubTalk Live with Juliana Brandt and Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Juliana Brandt and Special Guest Erin Entrada Kelly. Juliana Brandt Twitter/Instagram: @julianalbrandt   Website: www.julianalbrandt.com Erin Entrada Kelly Website: www.erinentradakelly.com Twitter and Instagram: @ErinEntrada Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ErinEntradaKelly Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com.  Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/rnRlv6UmU08 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -- News -- Simon and Schuster on the sales block: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/industry-deals/article/84241-bertelsmann-confirms-interest-in-s-s.html Lawsuit against book pirate site “KISS Library:” https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84237-judge-issues-sweeping-order-against-e-book-piracy-operation.html Amazon job listings for tracking “labor organizing threats:” https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qj4aqw/amazon-hiring-intelligence-analyst-to-track-labor-organizing-threats Audible Plus: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/audio-books/article/84180-audible-rolls-out-lower-priced-unlimited-subscription-plan.html The National Book Foundation awards Walter Mosley: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2890
01:17:25
September 13, 2020
Savannah Brooks and Literary Agent Kaitlyn Johnson
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Savannah Brooks and Special Guest Kaitlyn Johnson. Savannah Brooks https://www.jdlit.com/savannah-brooks https://twitter.com/slbrooks91 Kaitlyn Johnson http://www.kjohnsonfreelance.com/ https://twitter.com/RedPenKaitlyn Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: http://www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/TWBA6wCpfak PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- June bookstore sales down 35%: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/84102-june-bookstore-sales-fell-35.html  Midnight Sun sold more than one million copies: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/84086-midnight-sun-tops-1-million-copies-sold-in-first-week.html  Amazon podcasts: https://pitchfork.com/news/amazon-music-adding-podcasts-on-the-condition-that-podcasters-dont-disparage-amazon/  Reese Witherspoon selected YOU SHOULD SEE ME IN A CROWN by Leah Johnson for her next bookclub pick: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84131-debut-author-crowned-first-ya-selection-for-reese-s-book-club.html  Hachette Book Group employees to work remotely: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/84050-hbg-offices-to-remain-closed-until-further-notice.html  Texas Monthly article about RWA founder Vivian Stephens:  https://www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/vivian-stephens-helped-turn-romance-writing-into-billion-dollar-industry/  Netflix launching Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/84125-bookmarks-series-from-netflix-spotlights-the-black-experience.html
01:10:14
August 24, 2020
Author Amparo Ortiz and YA Editor Ashley Hearn
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Amparo Ortiz and Special Guest Ashley Hearn. Amparo Ortiz http://www.amparoortiz.com/ https://twitter.com/amparo_ortiz https://www.instagram.com/amparo_ortiz/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX8VoIBi83o0ezMPF6hi2Tg Ashley Hearn https://twitter.com/AshleyHearn https://www.instagram.com/_ashleyhearn/ https://ashleyhearn.com/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Thank you to my patreon podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/Hn8bT_v1Ttg --News Items-- Authors for Black Voices silent auction: https://www.authorsforblackvoices.org/  The Booker Prize Longlist: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2823 Midnight Sun book tour: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/83984-stephenie-meyer-to-embark-on-pandemic-book-tour.html Jason Reynolds sold his first adult novel: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/book-deals/article/83955-book-deals-week-of-july-27-2020.html American Library Association Midwinter: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/84047-ala-cancels-2021-midwinter-meeting-announces-virtual-conference.html Radish has secured $63 million: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/Apps/article/84032-radish-fiction-app-secures-63-2m-in-new-funding.html
01:10:27
August 9, 2020
AgentChat Live with Chelsea Hensley at KT Literary
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.  This episode features Chelsea Hensley at KT Literary. https://www.chelseahensley.com/ https://twitter.com/ChelseaBigBang Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/bkSEctraS4Q Become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
43:25
August 3, 2020
AgentChat Live: Saritza Hernandez at Andrea Brown Literary Agency
AgentChat Live features casual chats with literary agents to help potential clients get to know them a little bit better.  This episode features Sartiza Hernandez at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency! https://www.saritzahernandez.com/ https://twitter.com/LitAgentSaritza Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/sSmW8gWD42k. Become a patron at: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive
55:25
July 28, 2020
PubTalk Live 7-25-20 with Joyfully Reviewed and Beverly Jenkins
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Joy of Joyfully Reviewed and Special Guest Beverly Jenkins. Joy Website: http://www.joyfullyreviewed.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoyfullyReviewd FB: https://www.facebook.com/JoyfullyReviewed/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joyfullyreviewed/ Beverly Jenkins https://beverlyjenkins.net/ http://www.twitter.com/authorMsBev  https://www.facebook.com/AuthorBeverlyJenkins/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Info Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally streamed at: https://youtu.be/kN8CxHeyGqU Thank you to my podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Melissa de la Cruz Studio: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/83873-disney-adds-melissa-de-la-cruz-studio-to-its-publishing-lineup.html Lisa Lucas, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/83857-lisa-lucas-to-head-pantheon-and-schocken-books.html Scholastic's sales dropped 40%: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/83938-scholastic-looks-to-rebound-from-q4-slump.html Prize for American Fiction: https://apnews.com/4fc8d3ae9e4496326a163c4c3d2344ee  Library leaders and supporters are urging Congress to include public libraries in a second round of coronavirus economic relief bills: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/83886-library-supporters-urge-action-on-bill-to-provide-relief-funding-for-public-libraries.html Mark Dawson purchased 400 copies of his book THE CLEANER:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jul/22/author-loses-spot-in-top-10-bought-400-copies-of-his-own-book-mark-dawson-the-cleaner Daniel Dae Kim optioned Jayci Lee’s A Sweet Mess https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/daniel-dae-kim-attached-produce-star-rom-a-sweet-mess-1303067
01:12:56
July 26, 2020
PubTalk Live 7-11-20 with Zoraida Córdova and Gretchen McNeil
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Zoraida Córdova and Special Guest Grechen McNeil. Zoraida Córdova https://zoraidacordova.com/ Twitter: @zlikeinzorro Instagram: @zoraidasolo Gretchen McNeil https://www.gretchenmcneil.com/ Twitter: @GretchenMcNeil Instagram: @gretchen_mcneil Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally streamed at: https://youtu.be/jLaiKJiSGY4 Thank you to my podcast sponsors: Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com. PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Print sales up 2.8% in the first half of 2020: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/83829-print-units-post-surprising-increase-in-first-half-of-2020.html The National Book Awards ceremony has  gone virtual: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/awards-and-prizes/article/83831-2020-national-book-awards-ceremony-will-be-virtual.html THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED sold more than 780,000 copies in its first week: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/01/media/john-bolton-book-best-seller/index.html Ingram increasing capacity: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/manufacturing/article/83779-ingram-upgrades-printing-shipping-networks.html Sir Patrick Stewart's memoir: https://apnews.com/c11abfc193cc4636cffb6a913b7f4a23 Open letter in Harper’s Magazine decrying “cancel culture:" https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/  Mailchimp launched By the Books: https://mailchimp.com/presents/by-the-books/ Comedian Phoebe Robinson is launching Tiny Reparations Books: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/phoebe-robinson-launch-new-book-imprint-1302472 Dana Canedy named the senior vice president and publisher of Simon and Schuster: https://www.npr.org/2020/07/08/888846267/dana-canedy-is-first-black-person-to-head-a-publishing-giant Out of Print's book-themed masks to benefit booksellers: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/83730-sale-of-book-themed-masks-to-benefit-binc.html
01:13:08
July 14, 2020
PubTalk Live 6-27-20 with Racquel Henry and Jennifer Baker
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Racquel Henry and Special Guest Jennifer Baker Racquel Henry https://racquelhenry.com/ Twitter: @RacquelHenry Instagram: @RacquelHenry Jennifer Baker www.jennifernbaker.com Twitter: @jbakernyc Instagram: jbakernyc Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/sarahs-place Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally aired at: https://youtu.be/CpK-oQSd7Dc Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Barnes and Noble hlayoffs: https://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=3768&fbclid=IwAR3YA8cl3FPgKoItFy2Cwpt_eq0cifAH_u6bDO7UFDfqnvsv7Oy4DdArr1o#m48975 Alexandra Duncan withdraws book: https://twitter.com/DuncanAlexandra/status/1275795900040916993 SFF authors accused of sexual harassment: https://www.patreon.com/posts/genre-grapevine-38610062 International Thriller Writers Board resigns:  https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2020/06/23/most-international-thriller-writers-board-members-resign-harassment/3246877001/ OverDrive acquires assets of RBmedia: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/overdrive-to-acquire-rbdigital-from-rbmedia-301082088.html CCBC 2019 survey on diversity: http://ccblogc.blogspot.com/2020/06/the-numbers-are-in-2019-ccbc-diversity.html https://twitter.com/diversebooks/status/1276508159163719687 Amazon's Counterfeit Crimes Unit:  https://press.aboutamazon.com/news-releases/news-release-details/amazon-establishes-counterfeit-crimes-unit-bring-counterfeiters Graywolf Press donations and internship: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/83618-graywolf-press-gives-back-to-twin-cities-community.html Simon & Schuster solar panels:  https://about.simonandschuster.biz/news/solar-panel-riverside/ Hachette & JK Rolwing: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/jk-rowling-hachette-book-staff-employees-boycott-trans-row-a9570436.html
01:21:24
June 29, 2020
PubTalk Live 6-13-20 with Jennifer Brody and Jules Rivera
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Jennifer Brody and Special Guest Jules Rivera. Jennifer Brody jenniferbrody.com  Twitter: @jenniferbrody  Instagram: @jenniferbrodywriter www.facebook.com/jenniferbrodywriter Jules Rivera www.julesrivera.com Twitter: @JulesRivera Instagram: @love.joolz FaceBook: @jules.rivera.art Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Originally broadcast live on June 13, 2020 at: https://youtu.be/ujFUzAazvs0 Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Antiracist books top bestseller lists: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/05/books/antiracism-books-race-racism.html Daniel Radcliffe’s response to JKR's transphobic tweets on The Trevor Project’s blog https://www.thetrevorproject.org/2020/06/08/daniel-radcliffe-responds-to-j-k-rowlings-tweets-on-gender-identity/ The National Library of Israel digitizing Islamic manuscripts: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jun/08/2500-rare-islamic-texts-go-online-free #PublishingPaidMe https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/83535-authors-push-for-transparency-with-publishingpaidme.html Red Sofa Literary Agency: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/83469-three-agents-resign-after-red-sofa-literary-owner-s-tweet.html Corvisiero Literary Agency: https://bookandfilmglobe.com/nonfiction/corvisiero-literary-agent-fires-staff/ Internet Archive sued over "National Emergency Library" https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/83472-publishers-charge-the-internet-archive-with-copyright-infringement.html Lambda Literary has announced the winners for their annual awards in LGBTQ literature: https://www.lambdaliterary.org/awards/2020-winners/ The Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/authors-guild-partners-with-lig-solutions-to-provide-members-health-insurance-options/
01:05:56
June 15, 2020
PubTalk Live 5-23-20 with I.W. Gregorio and Ellen Oh
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host I. W. Gregorio and Special Guest Ellen Oh. I.W. Gregorio http://www.iwgregorio.com/ https://twitter.com/iwgregorio https://www.instagram.com/iwgregorio/ Ellen Oh https://www.ellenoh.com/ https://twitter.com/elloellenoh http://instagram.com/elloecho Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Broadcast at: https://youtu.be/gEVTE5IuftA Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Percy Jackson on Disney+: https://twitter.com/rickriordan/status/1261008593077374977?s=20 Rakuten sees surge in demand: https://global.rakuten.com/corp/investors/documents/results/ Apple Books for Authors: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2712  Thomas Low has passed away https://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/?detailStory=publishing-world-celebrates-lee-low-cofounder-thomas-low-and-his-legacy-diversity-multicultural RWA announces The Vivian Awards https://www.rwa.org/Online/News/2020/RWA_Announces_a_New_Award_for_a_New_Era.aspx Macmillan and Hachette - indie bookstore terms https://shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=3743#m48576 Illustrators support indie bookstores with free art: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/83373-in-support-of-indie-bookstores-dozens-of-illustrators-send-art.html
01:12:25
May 28, 2020
PubTalk Live 5-9-20 with E.C. Myers and Delilah S. Dawson
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host E.C. Myers and Special Guest Delilah S. Dawson E.C. Myers http://ecmyers.net/ https://twitter.com/ecmyers  https://www.youtube.com/user/ecmyersvids/ Delilah Dawson https://www.whimsydark.com/ https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson http://instagram.com/delilahsdawson/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally Broadcast at: https://youtu.be/FIGe-yIqJes Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -- Links -- The translation of Dan Brown's Inferno: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/apr/30/dan-brown-origin-thriller-da-vinci-code-translation-les-traducteurs Stephenie Meyer to release Midnight Sun: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/04/books/stephenie-meyer-midnight-sun-twilight.html 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners: https://www.pulitzer.org/news/announcement-2020-pulitzer-prize-winners  Edgar Awards: https://crimereads.com/announcing-the-2020-edgar-award-winners/ Book Expo online: https://www.bookexpoamerica.com/Whats-Happening/BookExpo-Online/ Goosebumps television series https://deadline.com/2020/04/goosebumps-live-action-series-in-works-by-neal-h-moritz-scholastic-1202919091/  Virtual Bologna Children's Book Fair:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/trade-shows/article/83280-bologna-s-virtual-fair-draws-60-000-online-visitors.html Baby-Sitters Club teaser trailer:  https://bookriot.com/2020/05/08/babysitters-club-netflix-series-trailer/ Barnes and Noble short story contest for kids: https://customer.barnesandnoble.com/signup/KidsContest2020
01:05:13
May 24, 2020
PubTalk Live 4-25-20 with L. Penelope, Sara Megibow, Angelina M. Lopez
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host L. Penelope and Special Guests Sara Megibow and Angelina M. Lopez L. Penelope https://lpenelope.com/ https://twitter.com/leslyepenelope https://www.instagram.com/leslyepenelope/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO54Ljg4WWAcm1EyIhQDcTw Angelina M. Lopez http://www.angelinamlopez.com/ https://twitter.com/AngelinaMLo https://www.instagram.com/angelinamlo/ Sara Megibow https://twitter.com/SaraMegibow Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/Qr4_z0OKNTY Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Top 10 Most Challenged Books: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/top10  Harlequin non-disparagement clause: https://www.patreon.com/posts/35985378 Dhonielle Clayton school visit harassment: https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=racists-abuse-authors-during-virtual-visits-classes-and-panels-coronavirus-covid19-kelly-yang-dhonielle-clayton BookExpo and BookCon cancelled: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/83040-bookexpo-bookcon-2020-events-canceled.html Artist Relief coalition gave first round of grants: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/83146-artist-relief-reports-first-round-of-emergency-grants-survey-results.html  Authors Guild member survey on income loss: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/authors-guild-covid-19-survey-1-summary-of-responses/ PRH digital cookbook to benefit restaurant industry: https://global.penguinrandomhouse.com/announcements/penguin-random-house-to-publish-digital-cookbook-to-aid-americas-restaurants/  Grants for writers: https://www.sfwa.org/covid-19-relief-for-sfwa-members/ https://diversebooks.org/wndb-emergency-fund-for-diverse-creatives-in-childrens-publishing/ https://www.nyfa.org/Content/Show/Maurice-Sendak-Emergency-Relief-Fund https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/details-on-economic-relief-for-authors/ Inscription in Roald Dahl's first book: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/04/19/unearthed-copy-roald-dahls-first-book-sees-author-thank-friend/  Mondays with Michelle Obama: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/83088-michelle-obama-announces-storytimes-with-prh-and-pbs-kids.html Indie Bookstores report issues with GoFundMe payments: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/83023-indie-bookstores-report-problems-with-gofundme-disbursements.html  Books-A-Million's "Talk to a Bookseller" hotline: 1-866-544-1468: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200420005844/en
01:08:42
May 23, 2020
PubTalk Live 4-11-20 with Julia Ember and Rita Meade
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Julia Ember and Special Guest Rita Meade. Julia Ember https://julia-ember.com/ http://www.instagram.com/juliaemberya http://www.twitter.com/jules_chronicle  Rita Meade http://www.ritameade.com/ https://twitter.com/ScrewyDecimal https://www.instagram.com/screwydecimal/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/f9EKD9My5dA Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -Links- Hugo Awards Finalists: http://www.thehugoawards.org/hugo-history/2020-hugo-awards/ Ingram drops out of Book Expo and Book Con: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/82945-ingram-is-out-of-bookexpo-and-bookcon.html Teddy bear hunt inspired by children's book: https://secretmanchester.com/the-moor-bears-stockport/  Macmillan layoffs: https://locusmag.com/2020/04/macmillan-layoffs/ Worldreader releases ebooks for #covid19 https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/82941-worldreader-helps-educate-vulnerable-about-coronavirus.html PW's covid19 publication date change database https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSUqGcLiS5bZvPQfVXWYdHM9Ph4lpApiQZPyK22Xo7txtYQWJgeVUvwc7SF-nsx_qYAsSRF2xPI8w8b/pubhtml  Publisher's Marketplace Resources Industry Help for Booksellers: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-industry-help-for-booksellers/ Read-Aloud permissions: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-publisher-permissions/ Supporting authors and booksellers: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2020/03/reference-supporting-booksellers-in-these-dark-times/ The National Endowment for the Arts relief grants: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82994-nea-offering-75-million-to-nonprofits-to-save-jobs.html Little Free Libraries become Little Free Pantries: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/promotionalss/article/82975-two-orgs-promoting-little-free-libraries-now-little-free-pantries.html  Bookstore saves her employee's jobs by distributing childrens books at lunch pickup: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82997-r-j-julia-saves-staff-by-giving-away-150-000-in-books.html  Related, PW's Book store survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/82981-survey-of-independent-bookstores-shows-coronavirus-toll.html Aritst relief grants: artistrelief.org.  Barnes & Noble layoffs: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/82976-b-n-copes.html London Book Fair partial refund: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2666
01:08:43
May 22, 2020
PubTalk Live 3-28-20 with Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Amanda Quain
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Special Guest Amanda Quain. Nora Shalaway Carpenter https://www.noracarpenterwrites.com/ https://twitter.com/norawritesbooks https://www.instagram.com/noracarpenterwrites/ Amanda Quain  https://www.amandaquain.com/ https://twitter.com/quainiac https://twitter.com/justonemorepage Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/1gQgy4gQFjc Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. -News- Ingram pledges to do what they can: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82767-ingram-vows-to-defend-industry-through-crisis.html American Library Associaiton Conference cancelled: https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/ala-cancels-2020-annual-conference/ Publishers temporary relaxing fair use guidelines for story times: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82810-children-s-publishers-relax-fair-use-policies.html Stay Home Wrimo: https://nanowrimo.org/stayhomewrimo PW and NYT Roundup of resources, cancellations, books affected, etc:  https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82724-how-kids-lit-is-responding-to-the-coronavirus.html https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/books/writers-entertain-kids-virus.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82831-children-s-books-and-authors-affected-by-the-coronavirus-march-26-2020.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/82672-covid-19-ongoing-list-of-cancellations.html #kidlitgoesviral weekly Twitter chat with Amie Kaufman on Mondays at 8pm EST Internet Archive & Pirated Books: https://www.authorsguild.org/industry-advocacy/internet-archives-uncontrolled-digital-lending Book sales are up. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/mar/25/book-sales-surge-self-isolating-readers-bucket-list-novels Time Magazine's list of virtual book clubs: https://time.com/5809322/social-distancing-book-clubs/ ACX Royalty increase: https://blog.acx.com/2020/03/23/a-message-to-the-acx-community/ Woody Allen memoir: https://www.vox.com/culture/2020/3/23/21190882/woody-allen-memoir-apropos-of-nothing-arcade-skyhorse-publishing-surprise-release
01:20:30
May 21, 2020
PubTalk (not) Live 3-14-20 with Lily Meade
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live was pre-recorded and features authortuber and author Lily Meade. Lily Meade twitter.com/lilymeade patreon.com/lilymeade instagram.com/lilymeade lilymeade.com youtube.com/c/lilymeadebooks Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/FYaddeT9gYQ Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- Hachette & Woody Allen: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82609-hbg-staffers-stage-walkout-over-woody-allen-memoir.html https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82624-hbg-will-not-publish-woody-allen-s-memoir.html VAT charge on digital books: https://twitter.com/hmtreasury/status/1237731947813777408  ViacomCBS selling Simon & Schuster: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/04/business/media/simon-schuster-for-sale-viacom-cbs.html  Underlined: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/82576-delacorte-debuts-ya-line-with-an-internet-connection.html Audie awards: https://www.audiopub.org/uploads/pdf/2020-Audie-Awards-Winners-Press-Release.pdf Lightning Source removing books in violation of content policy: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/manufacturing/article/82526-lightning-source-to-introduce-content-integrity-guidelines.html  Star Wars: The High Republic: https://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-the-high-republic  Barbara Nealy: https://mysterywriters.org/barbara-neely/ London Book Fair cancelled:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/mar/04/london-book-fair-cancelled-over-coronavirus-fears-amid-growing-anger Bologna Children's Book Fair: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/trade-shows/article/82641-prh-pulls-out-of-rescheduled-bologna-book-fair.html  Other cancelled events include National Book Critics Circle Awards, Tucson Festival of Books, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, Nova Teen Book Festival, Paris Book Fair, Poets & Writers 50th Anniversary Gala, LA times Festival, Virginia Festival of the Book, Texas Library Association Conference, and the Orlando Book Festival Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced: https://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/bs-md-pol-pugh-sentenced-20200227-7yffn67n2nhfbmzhjdo4pzomku-story.html  Beijing food delivery app to deliver books: https://www.abacusnews.com/tech/bookstores-hit-hard-coronavirus-can-now-deliver-books-using-food-delivery-app/article/3073924  Everywhere Book Fest May 1-2: http://everywherebookfest.com
50:28
May 20, 2020
PubTalk Live 2-22-20 - live from Coastal Magic Convention
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features guests live from the 2020 Coastal Magic Convention, including Jeff Adams, Victoria Sue, Tawdra Kandle, Kiernan Kelly, Shaila Patel, and Bru Baker. Jeff Adams https://www.jeffandwill.com/ https://twitter.com/WriterJeffAdams Victoria Sue  http://www.victoriasue.com/ Tawdra Kandle  http://tawdrakandle.com https://www.instagram.com/tawdra/ Kiernan Kelly  www.KiernanKelly.com www.DakotaChase.com https://www.facebook.com/kiernan.kelly Shaila Patel  https://www.shailapatelauthor.com/ Bru Baker  www.bru-baker.com  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/PKB7hUbNReU Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News--  Bookshop.org: https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/books/ct-books-biblioracle-0119-20200115-hgr7kzbtcfcsfhktb7t6oxhvb4-story.html Trump and IMLS: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/82390-in-2021-budget-proposal-trump-once-again-seeks-to-end-federal-library-funding.html  RWA Board resigns: https://www.rwa.org/Online/About/Governance_Folder/Motion_to_Hold_a_Special_Election.aspx BookExpo Children's Book & Author Breakfast: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/82458-judy-blume-to-headline-bookexpo-s-2020-children-s-book-author-breakfast.html Audible Captions case settlement: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/82415-judge-denies-bid-to-seal-settlement-in-audible-captions-case.html LA Times Book Prizes: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-02-19/los-angeles-times-book-prizes-2019-finalists
01:05:11
May 19, 2020
PubTalk Live 2-8-20 - with Erica Wright and Alex Segura
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Erica Wright and Special Guest Alex Segura. Erica Wright https://ericawright.typepad.com/ https://twitter.com/eawright Alex Segura http://www.alexsegura.com/ https://twitter.com/alex_segura https://www.facebook.com/alexseguraofficial  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/_pD03snQJTI Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News Items-- Lee and Low Diversity in Publishing 2019 survey: https://blog.leeandlow.com/2020/01/28/2019diversitybaselinesurvey/  Barnes and Noble and Penguin Random House's "Diverse Editions:" https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/05/media/barnes-and-noble-diverse-editions-trnd/index.html Sarah: The 2020 Audie Awards Finalists: https://www.audiopub.org/winners/2020-audies  Mary Higgins Clark: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/remembering-mary-higgins-clark-queen-suspense-180974112/ 2020 youth media awards: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2020/01/american-library-association-announces-2020-youth-media-award-winners  2020 PEN America Literary Service Award:  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/patti-smith-pen-literary-service-award-947673/ Macmillan met with #DignidadLiteraria: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82320-dignidadliteraria-macmillan-meet-to-discuss-industry-bias.html  $300 million from KDP Select program: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/82303-kdp-authors-earned-over-300-million-in-2019-amazon-says.html
01:05:03
May 18, 2020
PubTalk Live 1-25-20 - with S. Jae-Jones and Patrice Caldwell
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host NYT bestselling author S. Jae-Jones and Special Guest Patrice Caldwell, an author and literary agent. S. Jae-Jones http://sjaejones.com/ https://twitter.com/sjaejones https://www.instagram.com/sjaejones/ Patrice Caldwell https://patricecaldwell.com/ https://twitter.com/whimsicallyours https://www.instagram.com/whimsicalaquarian/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Originally broadcast at: https://youtu.be/TTU5lgiaZyE Thank you to my Patreon podcast sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News-- American Dirt: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/clarissajanlim/american-dirt-jeanine-cummins-controversy-explained Jason Reynolds named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature : https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/jason-reynolds-named-national-ambassador-for-young-peoples-literature/2020/01/13/89978c68-332a-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Orbit printing more Witcher books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82169-orbit-tosses-500-000-copies-to-its-witcher-fans.html Urdu translation of A Case of Exploding Mangoes confiscated: https://www.npr.org/2020/01/10/794538415/pakistani-author-comes-under-fire-for-satirical-novel-after-urdu-edition-is-publ  Gallup poll reveals that visiting the library is the most popular leisure activity for Americans: https://news.gallup.com/poll/284009/library-visits-outpaced-trips-movies-2019.aspx Missouri librarian censorship law: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/16/missouri-could-jail-librarians-for-lending-age-inappropriate-books-parental-oversight-of-public-libraries-bill Jack Reacher Amazon series: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jack-reacher-series-a-go-at-amazon-1269524 Jack Reach to be written by Lee Child's brother: https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/18/jack-reacher-series-author-lee-child-quits-and-lets-brother-step-in 90th anniversary of Nancy Drew: https://www.polygon.com/comics/2020/1/23/21079083/nancy-drew-comic-dynamite-hardy-boys-90th-anniversary-death New Hunger Games book is about President Snow: https://ew.com/books/2020/01/21/hunger-games-prequel-exclusive-excerpt/ NEA Grants: https://www.arts.gov/news/2020/national-endowment-arts-announces-literature-fellowship-grant-recipients
01:13:12
May 17, 2020
Writers & Taxes: A live Q&A with Mindy Mejia, author and tax pro
As an author, what can you deduct? Should you be paying estimated taxes? Can you deduct your home office? Get all of your author-related tax questions answered! Join us for a special extra episode of PubTalk Live with author and tax pro Mindy Mejia. Mindy will spend an hour answering all of our burning questions about (USA Federal) taxes for writers and authors.  For more info, check out Mindy's #TaxTipsforWriters series on her blog: https://mindymejia.com/category/taxadviceforwriters/ Mindy Mejia https://mindymejia.com/ https://twitter.com/MejiaWrites PubTalk Live:  www.pubtalk.live http://www.twitter.com/pubtalklive http://www.instagram.com/pubtalklive Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=25107996 Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/W0_jrtVnZQ8 Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com
58:42
May 16, 2020
PubTalk Live 1-11-20 - with Fran Wilde and Rachel Hartman
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Fran Wilde and Special Guest Rachel Hartman Fran Wilde http://www.franwilde.net/ https://twitter.com/fran_wilde Rachel Hartman https://rachelhartmanbooks.com/ https://twitter.com/_rachelhartman https://www.facebook.com/rachelhartmanbooks/  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/gbouRVGTT_g Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. News items: Romance Writers of America: https://www.claireryanauthor.com/blog/2019/12/27/the-implosion-of-the-rwa Elizabeth May's tweet about inposters on Goodreads: https://twitter.com/_ElizabethMay/status/1212034541055029249 Jake Gyllenhaal's adaptation of Fun Home: https://www.themarysue.com/jake-gyllenhaal-in-fun-home/ Barack Obama's favorite books of 2019: https://twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1211033245812441091 TS Eliot letters: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-01-01/t-s-eliot-letters-unveiling  TS Eliot letter: https://tseliot.com/foundation/statement-by-t-s-eliot-on-the-opening-of-the-emily-hale-letters-at-princeton/ Mike Resnick passed away at the age of 77: https://www.tor.com/2020/01/09/hugo-award-winning-author-and-editor-michael-resnick-1942-2020/ Elizabeth Wurtzel's death: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/07/books/elizabeth-wurtzel-dead.html Stephen King and Don Winslow's charity offer: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/jan/10/don-winslow-and-stephen-king-offer-200k-if-white-house-holds-a-press-briefing  The Zora Canon: https://zora.medium.com/100-best-books-by-black-women-authors-zora-canon-46b3492bdded Writer Beware's 2019 roundup: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2020/01/writer-beware-2019-in-review.html Christie Yant's 2020 word count sheet: http://inkhaven.net/2020/01/2020-word-count-tracker-is-now-available/ Kate Dollarhyde's article: https://twitter.com/keightdee/status/1215779307613650944?s=20
01:36:34
May 15, 2020
PubTalk Live 12/28/19 - with Heidi Heilig and Dhonielle Clayton
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Heidi Heilig and Special Guest Dhonielle Clayton Heidi Heilig http://www.heidiheilig.com/ https://twitter.com/heidiheilig https://www.instagram.com/heidi.heilig/  Dhonielle Clayton www.dhonielleclayton.com  https://twitter.com/brownbookworm https://www.instagram.com/brownbookworm Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/544P7fyYWP8 Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake, Jae Lynn, and reframecons.wordpress.com PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. News Items: Romance Writers of America Meltdown: https://www.claireryanauthor.com/blog/2019/12/27/the-implosion-of-the-rwa https://twitter.com/i/events/1210307913413255179  Tariffs suspended: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/international/international-book-news/article/81989-new-round-of-tariffs-suspended.html Mysterious Galaxy’s new owner and location: https://boingboing.net/2019/12/15/3555-rosecrans-st.html George RR Martin's bookstore: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/dec/16/george-rr-martin-opens-bookshop-santa-fe-beastly-books-game-of-thrones Bookscan's top-selling books of the decade: https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/news/press-releases/2019/fifty-shades-of-grey-was-the-best-selling-book-of-the-decade-in-the-us-the-npd-group-says/ Penguin Random House now completely owned by Bertelsmann: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/82018-pearson-sells-last-25-of-prh-to-bertelsmann.html  California's Freelance Law: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81992-publishers-brace-for-california-labor-law-changes.html KKR has acquired Overdrive from Rakuten: https://www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/CC328CCD-89A7-46C2-B238-42B709DB426D
01:22:47
May 14, 2020
PubTalk Live 12/14/19 - with Diana Pho and Eric Smith
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Diana Pho and Special Guest Eric Smith Diana Pho http://www.beyondvictoriana.com/ @writersyndrome on Twitter @diana.m.pho on Instagram Eric Smith https://www.ericsmithrocks.com/ @ericsmithrocks on Twitter Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Original YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/0zAGX4TBn3I PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Supporters Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn News links: B&N SFF blog deactiviting their account: https://twitter.com/BNSciFi/status/1201525133485256704 Educational Publishers ebook pirate lawsuit: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81847-educational-publishers-file-suit-to-block-sale-of-pirated-e-books.html ISBN change: https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamrowe1/2019/11/29/the-10-digit-isbn-is-getting-retired-next-year/  Writer Beware post about Month9 Books: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/11/publisher-alerts-complaints-at-month9.html  Gary Paulsen's new three-book deal: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/81884-gary-paulsen-moves-to-fsg-in-three-book-deal.html James Patterson's bookseller bonus: https://apnews.com/8ea6c1cf5d1a303b1263eb330bf73135 NetGalley adding audiobooks: http://insights.netgalley.com/introducing-audio-excerpts-on-netgalley/ Register of Copyrights resigns: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/81940-register-of-copyrights-karyn-temple-is-leaving.html McNally Jackson goes union: https://www.rwdsu.info/workers_at_mcnally_jackson_bookstores_and_goods_for_the_study_stationary_stores_vote_to_rwdsu Goodreads Choice Awards: https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-fiction-books-2019 A new African-focused literary agency: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81960-new-agency-promotes-african-writers-for-youth.html
01:13:07
May 13, 2020
PubTalk Live 11/23/19 - with Kelly Peterson and Michael Moreci
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Kelly Peterson and Special Guest Michael Moreci. Kelly Peterson https://www.litagentkelly.com/ @litagentkelly on Twitter Michael Moreci https://michaelpmoreci.com/  @MichaelMoreci on twitter Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com YouTube link: https://youtu.be/XCJSVpN7xBQ Thank you to my Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn --News  Update on Audible Captions legal battle: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81742-audible-publishers-still-in-talks-to-resolve-captions-lawsuit.html PW's publishing industry Salary Survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81718-the-pw-publishing-industry-salary-survey-2019.html  Book Money spreadsheet:  View: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1p9y99EpfTDKZBi6FqPrFg9jvPcZObTTjY8LpkU2-1SI/edit#gid=17647610  Submit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScl-iAsLYTCPWvymzdBa_wBX9nRIRxK4RFoyTEKHKKeeogeTQ/viewform ACX fraudalant audiobook listings: https://accrispin.blogspot.com/2019/11/issues-at-audible-acx-attempted-rights-fraud.html  The Book Industry Charitable Foundation survey: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/81729-binc-survey-finds-one-in-five-booksellers-in-need.html  Simon & Schuster's sales down, profits up: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/financial-reporting/article/81714-s-s-squeezes-out-a-q3-profit-despite-sales-decline.html Amazon cutting indie press book orders: https://www.ibpa-online.org/news/478273/IBPA-Response-to-Amazon-Cutting-Book-Orders-to-Publishers.htm https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/81820-amazon-book-orders-on-the-rise.html Harper Collins' Heartdrum: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81770-harpercollins-to-launch-native-focused-imprint.html HMH's new Etch imprint: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hmh-books--media-launches-new-imprint-dedicated-to-publishing-graphic-novels-that-make-a-mark-300963184.html National Book Awards: https://www.npr.org/2019/11/20/781353829/national-book-awards-handed-to-susan-choi-arthur-sze-and-more Barnes and Noble's Teen and Sci-fi & Fantasy blogs : https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/81766-b-n-cuts-freelance-writers-from-its-teen-and-sff-blogs.html  Medium books: https://lunch.publishersmarketplace.com/2019/11/people-etc-1083/ Mysterious Galaxy: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/books/story/2019-11-14/longtime-san-diego-bookstore-loses-lease-may-close https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/former-baltimore-mayor-catherine-e-pugh-has-reached-an-agreement-to-plead-guilty-two-people-familiar-with-the-deal-say/2019/11/21/d3e8499e-0bd7-11ea-bd9d-c628fd48b3a0_story.html
01:29:32
May 12, 2020
PubTalk Live 11/9/19 - with Erica Cameron and Dahlia Adler
PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries.This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Erica Cameron and Special Guest Dahlia Adler Erica Cameron http://byericacameron.com/ @ByEricaCameron on Twitter Dahlia Adler www.dahliaadler.com  @MissDahlELama https://lgbtqreads.com/ Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. Thank you to Patreon Podcast Sponsors Brenda Drake and Jae Lynn. //News items:  National Novel Generation Month: https://nanogenmo.github.io/  Publisher's Weekly "Is Publishing Too top Heavy?" https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81637-is-publishing-too-top-heavy.html Bustle lay offs: https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/bustle-staff-layoffs-major-site-relaunch-1203397109/ Leander Texas library director fired over Family Pride events: https://bookriot.com/2019/10/25/leander-library-director-fired/  Little Free Library trademark drama: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/81587-little-free-library-founder-s-family-clash-over-org-s-direction.html Sourcebooks' "Indie Rapid Replenishment" program: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=2496 Penguin Random House takes over Baker & Talor's Reno warehouse. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81644-prh-to-open-western-u-s-distribution-center.html Macmillan CEO John Sargent's open letter to libraries about the ebook policy change: https://d1x9nywezhk0w2.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/29160131/A-Letter-from-John-Sargent-.pdf
01:36:22
May 12, 2020
PubTalk Live 10-26-19 - with Kellye Garrett and Amanda Nelson
This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host author Kellye Garrett and Interview Guest Amanda Nelson, Executive Editor of Book Riot. Kellye Garrett https://kellyegarrett.com @kellyekell on Twitter Amanda Nelson www.bookriot.com  Your Host, Sarah Nicolas: www.sarahnicolas.com @sarah_nicolas on Twitter @presidentSarah on Instagram Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb Streamed live with StreamYard: https://streamyard.com?pal=5638890381639680 PubTalk Live Logo adapted from art from freepik.com. --News Links-- Interabang bookstore tornado damage: https://www.dallasnews.com/arts-entertainment/books/2019/10/21/interabang-books-takes-a-direct-hit-in-sundays-storm/ Their website is at https://www.interabangbooks.com/ 40% rise in self-published books: http://www.bowker.com/news/2019/Self-Publishing-Grew-40-Percent-in-2018-New-Report--Reveals.html  PEN America opens regional chapters: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81474-pen-america-launches-six-regional-chapters.html  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt slashing its workforce by 8%: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/houghton-mifflin-to-cut-workforce-by-8-provide-sales-outlook-that-is-below-expectations-2019-10-17  Naomi Wolf's OUTRAGES cancelled in US: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/naomi-wolf-and-publisher-part-ways-amid-delay-of-new-book/2019/10/18/ae360cea-f205-11e9-bb7e-d2026ee0c199_story.html Patricia Highsmith's diaries to be published: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/25/books/patricia-highsmith-diaries.html King County Library's response to Macmillian ebook embargo: https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2019/10/22/41762476/king-county-public-library-will-boycott-macmillan-ebooks-seattle-public-library-will-not  The American Library Association's report for the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/81549-congress-investigating-anticompetitive-behavior-in-the-digital-library-market.html Drew Barrymore to produce two Middle Grade book adaptations: https://deadline.com/2019/10/drew-barrymore-to-produce-two-ya-projects-for-eone-the-mother-company-as-part-of-first-look-deal-1202761490/
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May 11, 2020
PubTalk Live 10-12-19 - with Brenda Drake and Tere Michaels
This episode of PubTalk Live features Guest Co-Host Brenda Drake and Interview Guest Tere Micheaels.  Aired live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF_m9jeXmF4 Brenda Drake:  https://brendadrake.com/ @brendadrake on Twitter   Tere Michaels:  https://www.teremichaels.com @TereMichaels on Twitter   Book Lovers Con:   https://www.bookloverscon.com/ March 18 - 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee   Coastal Magic Convention:   https://coastalmagicconvention.com/ February 20-23, 2020 in Daytona Beach   Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:  www.sarahnicolas.com  @sarah_nicolas on Twitter  @presidentSarah on Instagram   Become a PubTalk Live patron: https://www.patreon.com/pubtalklive  Subscribe via email: http://eepurl.com/gE3ahb
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May 11, 2020