This year’s U.S. Book Show was made possible, in part, with the support of the following partners.
Amazon Publishing is a leading trade publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books, with a mission to empower outstanding storytellers and connect them with readers worldwide. The company publishes emerging, bestselling, and critically acclaimed authors in digital, print, and audio formats.
Astra Books for Young Readers
Astra Books for Young Readers comprises seven children’s book imprints: Astra Young Readers, Calkins Creek, Hippo Park, Kane Press, Minerva/minedition, Toon Books, and Wordsong. Astra is dedicated to publishing books for children that celebrate excellent storytelling, have a strong point of view, and introduce readers to new perspectives about their everyday lives as well as the lives of others.
An imprint of Penn State University Press, Graphic Mundi publishes graphic novels for adults and young adults by creators who represent a broad range of voices and experiences. Its books address a variety of important topics, such as health and human rights, politics, the environment, science, and technology.
HarperCollins Children’s Books
HarperCollins Children’s Books is respected worldwide for publishing quality, award-winning books for young readers. Consistently at the forefront of innovation, HarperCollins Children’s Books provides engaging storytelling across formats and platforms, including Epic Reads, the largest YA book community; Shelf Stuff, a middle grade community; and HarperCollins Productions, which develops and produces TV, film, and interactive media for HarperCollins’s franchises including Carmen Sandiego, the Oregon Trail, and Pretzel and the Puppies.
IDW is a leading media company providing compelling stories and characters in various genres for global audiences across all entertainment platforms. The award-winning IDW Publishing and IDW Entertainment divisions holistically evaluate and acquire IP for franchise development across comics and graphic novels, television, theatrical, merchandise, and other entertainment platforms, in addition to bringing world-renowned storytelling to life with its creative partners.
Image Comics, a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a group of bestselling artists, has become the second-largest comics publisher in the U.S. The company has six individuals on the board of directors: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Eric Stephenson, and Jim Valentino. Image publishes stories in nearly every genre imaginable, by the top artists and writers working in the medium today.
Inkyard Press publishes smart, engaging middle grade and YA fiction across a variety of genres, from realistic contemporary to epic fantasy. Inkyard is passionate about publishing diverse voices and giving readers a chance to see themselves and each other in its books, and gives grateful acknowledgement to the work of Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop on the importance of “windows” and “mirrors” in literature.
Kensington Publishing is an independent, family-owned commercial publishing house known for the diversity of its authors and books. Founded in 1974, the company is based in New York and proudly introduces Kelsey James, author of The Woman in the Castello, at the Debut Author Panel on May 24. Visit the Kensington PubHub to sign up for ARCs, swag, newsletters and more.
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids Books is a recognized leader in nonfiction publishing for kids, with the world’s premier scientific, education, and research organization at its core. With unique access to National Geographic scientists, explorers, photographers, and experts, National Geographic’s books immerse kids in authentic experiences that ignite their curiosity about the world. Greeking Out authors Kenny Curtis and Jillian Hughes will be in conversation on May 24 about their spin on classic Greek mythology for middle grade readers.
Penguin Random House
Join Penguin Random House library marketing on May 22 for a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with its half-day AAPI Communities in Conversation Event. Featuring authors, creators, and librarians, the special livestreaming event centers on AAPI voices, books, cultures and experiences. The program is a collaborative effort between the University of South Carolina’s Augusta Baker endowed chair and Penguin Random House Library Marketing.
For over 100 years, Scholastic has partnered with schools to support student learning. Today, Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books; a leading provider of literacy curriculum, professional services, and classroom magazines; and a producer of educational and entertaining children’s media.
Established in 2010, Skybound is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties to create cool stuff and deliver one-of-a-kind experiences to fans. Skybound stories extend across platforms including comics, television, film, video games, tabletop, books, digital content, and audio programming. The company is home to critically acclaimed global franchises such as the Walking Dead, Invincible, Superfight, and the hit podcast Impact Winter.
Sourcebooks is an independent publishing company dedicated to innovation and the belief that books change lives. Sourcebooks publishes more than 300 new titles each year in the children’s, YA, adult, nonfiction, gift, and education categories.
Spiegel & Grau
Cindy Spiegel and Julie Grau founded indie publisher Spiegel & Grau in 2021. With books at the center of their business, their goal is to amplify writers’ and creators’ voices across a range of platforms that best suit a story’s message, enlarging the very definition and scope of publishing.
Wattpad Webtoon Book Group
Wattpad Webtoon Book Group has redefined publishing by breaking down barriers, allowing fan-driven stories from diverse voices to find a home on bookshelves everywhere. Leveraging the combined audience of 170 million people on Webtoon and Wattpad, it publishes stories the world wants to read. The imprints are Wattpad Books (YA), W by Wattpad Books (adult fiction), Webtoon Unscrolled (graphic novels), and Frayed Pages x Wattpad Books (fiction curated by bestselling author Anna Todd).
Zibby Books is an innovative new publisher of fiction and memoir founded by podcaster, publisher, author, and Good Morning America contributor Zibby Owens, whom Vulture once called “New York’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer.” Zibby Books is changing literary culture with its one-book-per-month “year of reading” model, fostering true community among authors, and, as Hadassah Magazine noted, “transforming the publishing world on women’s terms.”
Around the PubHubs
1517 Media features the imprints Beaming Books, Broadleaf Books, and Fortress Press. Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books geared toward helping kids thrive emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Broadleaf Books releases adult nonfiction books that seek to inspire transformation in readers and their communities to foster a more open, just, and compassionate world. Fortress Press focuses on landmark books, progressive scholarship, and diverse works for academic and ministry markets.
American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association, the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the U.S., publishes the bestselling APA Style writing guides, academic and professional books and videos, trade nonfiction, and award-winning trade children’s fiction and nonfiction titles. APA’s books are used by professionals, students, professors, teachers, librarians, and parents and caregivers around the world.
Austin Macauley Publishers
Austin Macauley Publishers, a global publisher with offices in the U.S., U.K., and U.A.E., has a mission to bring the world closer together, one book at a time, and demystify the world of publishing so all authors’ voices can be heard around the world. Its PubHub offers several catalogs for download, including the publisher’s leading fiction, nonfiction, YA, and children’s books.
Berrett-Koehler Publishers is an award-winning independent publisher distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services. It publishes books and digital products that aim to drive positive change in individuals, businesses, and society. Berrett-Koehler is a a B Corp and California Benefit Corporation.
Blackstone Publishing’s goal is to publish groundbreaking books in all formats by talented writers, and to forge long-term connections with readers, booksellers, librarians, and the literary community. Visit Blackstone’s PubHub to learn more about its fall list.
BookBub is a marketing platform helping publishers and authors get their e-books discovered by tens of millions of readers. BookBub’s targeted emails promoting limited-time deals on everything from new releases to classics can dramatically increase sales and revenue for digital titles. In addition, BookBub offers advertising tools designed to reach engaged readers. The platform’s PubHub illustrates how its marketing tools can help boost e-book sales.
Book Industry Charitable Foundation
Binc is the only nonprofit in the country supporting the employees and owners of bookstores and comics shops through life’s unexpected emergencies.
Bookmarks is a colorful print and digital bimonthly magazine featuring a new books guide, author profiles, upcoming book releases, and readers’ picks, providing the best source for what to read next in all genres. Readers want to discover the next great book, and Bookmarks seeks to inspire them to find it. The Bookmarks PubHub features an inside look at recent issues.
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is a not-for-profit publisher and is part of the University of Cambridge. Its mission is to unlock people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions by combining state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing, and production.
CamCat Books is an award-winning publisher of genre fiction, with a fresh perspective on publishing and a passion for great stories, or “books to live in.” CamCat is distributed to the trade by IPG. CamCat’s PubHub features upcoming releases, author interviews, and giveaways.
For more than 40 years, Clavis Publishing has been one of the leading publishing groups of children’s books in Belgium, the Netherlands, North America, and beyond. In the U.S., Clavis publishes more than 80 board books and picture books a year in English and Spanish for children up to age 12.
Combined Book Exhibit
Since 1933, Combined Book Exhibit has helped publishers and authors promote their books and services at major book fairs around the world, including American Library Association conferences and the U.S.A. pavilions at the Bologna Book Fair, Frankfurt Book Fair, and London Book Fair, among others. In 2008, CBE also created Pubmatch.com, an automated rights management system used by more than 15,000 publishers, authors, and agents.
DC is proud to publish comics and graphic novels perfect for fans of every age. At the DC PubHub, find stories including Lois in Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story, meet young Alfred as he learns how to “buttle,” or discover how young Clark and Lex navigate friendship.
Encantos creates brands with purpose and critically acclaimed books and videos that parents and kids love, such as the Emmy-nominated bilingual preschool brand Canticos; Tiny Travelers, inspiring kids to be citizens of the world; and the new Skeletina. Encantos’s properties are on bookshelves, screens, tablets, playlists, and party tables around the world.
Founded in 2011, Entangled Publishing is one of the largest entirely women-owned independent publishers in the adult, YA, and children’s book markets. Distributed by Macmillan, Entangled has 13 imprints and boasts numerous bestsellers. Download the latest catalogs from Amara, Entangled Teen, Little Lark, and Red Tower in Entangled’s PubHub.
Feeding Minds Press
Kids are hungry for information about where their food comes from, and Feeding Minds Press is ready to fill their plates with delicious books about food, farming, and gardening. Its titles help answer the questions, How does food grow? Where does it grow? How does it get to me? and How can I grow my own food?
Flying Eye Books
Flying Eye Books began 10 years ago as the children’s imprint of award-winning publisher Nobrow. Today, Flying Eye publishes across all children’s genres, including picture books, nonfiction, and comics, with a focus on beautiful design and illustration plus excellent storytelling and a desire to inspire young readers to a lifetime of curiosity and imagination.
National Book Network and Globe Pequot are divisions of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. NBN is an independent, full-service sales, marketing, and distribution company serving book publishers from around the world. Globe Pequot publishes 600 new titles annually, with 30,000 backlist titles across leading trade imprints including Applause, Backbeat, FalconGuides, Muddy Boots, Prometheus, and Stackpole.
Gwen Austin Studios
Gwen Austin Studios is a creative design studio specializing in children’s toys, games, and animation. Its first book, Scarback, will be available this summer; in the story, an aging wolf fears he’s lost the power of youth until he discovers he can fly. Visit the Gwen Austin Studios PubHub for a reading of the book by its author, Don Kress.
Sister companies Holiday House, Peachtree, and Pixel+Ink are the award-winning publishers of children’s books from picture to YA, featuring the imprints Margaret Ferguson Books, I Like to Read, Peachtree Teen, Neal Porter Books, and Margaret Quinlin Books, as well as graphic novels and books in Spanish. In the PubHub, look for a fall ARC giveaway and info about the Books for a Better Earth collection, Holiday House and Peachtree en español, and graphic novels.
Ideapress Publishing produces high-quality business books covering topics including leadership, management, marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship. Its authors’ insights and advice are informed by years of practical experience, making the books a valuable resource for anyone seeking to expand their knowledge in today’s fast-paced business world. View excerpts of new and upcoming books and check out exciting videos featuring leading experts in the Ideapress Publishing PubHub.
The International Monetary Fund tracks the economic health of its 190 member countries, alerts them to risks on the horizon, lends to countries in difficulty, and provides policy advice to help countries improve economic management. The IMF also publishes research covering international finance, monetary policy, exchange rates, and other global economic issues.
The Ishmael Tree
The Ishmael Tree is a boutique publishing house deeply rooted in the literary capital of the world, New York City. Its catalog features diverse titles of popular culture from around the world. The Ishmael Tree prints its books on eco-friendly hemp hybrid paper.
IT Revolution has been publishing books on leadership and modern ways of working since 2013. Many of the company’s books focus on leaders in the technology sphere, but today every organization runs on the strength of its technology. Its PubHub will highlight a selection of books to help improve professional life in any industry.
Kensington Publishing Corp.
Founded in 1974, Kensington Publishing Corp. is an independent, family-owned commercial publisher in New York City. Known for the diversity of its authors and books, Kensington releases more than 300 fiction and nonfiction titles each year across all genres and formats. Sign up for a wide range of print ARCs, swag, and newsletters at Kensington’s PubHub.
Lerner Publishing Group
Lerner Publishing Group creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent and family-owned children’s book publishers, with 14 imprints and divisions. Lerner’s curated classroom libraries support instruction, promote literacy, and provide access to engaging books that help students grow as readers and as people in the classroom and beyond.
Levine Querido is on a mission to uplift underrepresented voices. Over the past three years, its books have received multiple awards including the Newbery Medal, Printz Medal, Stonewall, and the Walter Dean Myers Award, among others.
Over the past 50 years, Lonely Planet has grown a global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids encourages young readers to learn about the world with books on culture, geography, sociology, nature, history, space, and more, inspiring the next generation of global citizens and their parents.
Mad Cave Studios
Founded in 2014, Mad Cave Studios is an independent publisher focused on creating entertainment in the horror, sci-fi, action-adventure, crime, noir, and fantasy spaces. Featuring a YAimprint, Maverick, and a middle grade imprint, Papercutz, Mad Cave Studios works with international creators to develop character-driven stories with masterful illustration. In its PubHub, discover a video reel previewing titles for 2023, ARCs, and a full catalog.
NetGalley helps publishers and authors promote digital review copies to book advocates and industry professionals. Publishers make digital review copies and audiobooks available for the NetGalley community to discover, request, read, and review. NetGalley’s PubHub offers the opportunity to schedule a consultation to discuss member accounts and best practices.
The New Press
For more than 30 years the New Press has been an independent, not-for-profit publisher of books to build social change, by authors and activists in criminal justice reform, progressive education, labor and environmental movements, marginalized histories, and more. New Press is proud to publish Michelle Alexander, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Monique Couvson, Lisa Delpit, Arlie Russell Hochschild, James W. Loewen, Elie Mystal, and many others.
Plata publishes Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad series. The flagship title, Rich Dad Poor Dad, was published in 1997 and still appears on bestseller lists around the world. Plata also publishes books by Kim Kiyosaki and books coauthored by Robert Kiyosaki, including books with Donald Trump and Edward Siedle.
Red Chair Press
Established in 2009, Red Chair Press is a proudly independent, employee-owned publishing house with a goal of publishing books to support a child’s character development, social-emotional development, and academic development through colorful and appealing nonfiction and fiction readers and chapter books. Its One Elm Books imprint presents early reader, middle grade, and YA titles with the same goals of inspiration and personal development in mind.
Rowman & Littlefield
Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, is based outside of Washington, D.C. Visit the Rowman & Littlefield PubHub for e-galley giveaways.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is one of the world’s most prestigious prizes dedicated to Arabic literature and culture. Since 2006, the award has brought recognition to outstanding work by authors, scholars, researchers, translators, publishers, and literary organizations around the world. The award promotes literary and cultural achievements and aims to encourage and support the publication of outstanding Arab works internationally through its Translation Grant.
Shenzhen Colorfine Printing Co.
Founded in 2003, Shenzhen Colorfine Printing Co. is one of the strongest partners in the world of children’s board book printing. Specializing in board books, sound books, puzzles, card games, padded board books, and boxes, Colorfine provides high-quality printing services to publishers around the world.
Simon & Schuster
The Simon & Schuster flagship imprint is a premier publisher of nonfiction and fiction. Visit Simon & Schuster’s PubHub to learn more about unforgettable upcoming titles including The Future by Naomi Alderman, How to Say Babylon by Safiya Sinclair, and The Many Lives of Mama Love by Lara Love Hardin.
Thorndike Press reprints more than 1,100 adult large print titles annually, including bestselling, up-and-coming, and diverse authors. Large print can aid reading comprehension, help with the transition from beginner-level books to YA titles, increase feelings of confidence and satisfaction for all readers, and make reading more accessible. Thorndike’s youth large print collection of more than 1,000 titles grows monthly to support developing, below-grade-level ELL, SPED, at-grade-level, and avid readers.
Ulysses Press, Perfect Bound, and Pacific & Court are a sisterhood of companies focused on using data to transform publishing, from book acquisition and publishing to printing, marketing, and attracting target readerships. Ulysses Press is a leading independent publisher of data-driven nonfiction titles. Perfect Bound connects publishers of all sizes to printers around the world. Pacific & Court is an award-winning boutique marketing agency prioritizing independent authors and publishers.
Union Square & Co.
Union Square & Co., a subsidiary of Sterling Publishing Co., publishes books and products with a point of view. Union Square promotes excellence in contemporary book publishing and provides best-in-class editorial and design paired with the highest quality production, sales, and marketing to honor the vision of its founders.
Yonder brings bookshelf-quality stories from bestselling authors, publishers, and established web novelists to mobile devices. Readers can immerse themselves in a curated library of premium serialized mobile fiction, with hundreds of titles by authors from around the world and new stories launched weekly. Check out the platform in Yonder’s PubHub and download the app for free on Apple or Android.