Looking to start or advance your career in publishing? Check out these sites for news, insight and trends in book publishing:

  • Association of American Publishers (AAP) newsroom:
  • Digital Book World:
  • Illusion of More (blog):
  • Mediabistro:
  • The New York Times Bestsellers:
  • Publishers Lunch:
  • Publishers Weekly:
  • Scholarly Kitchen:
  • Shelf Awareness:
  • USA Today Bestsellers:
  • Young to Publishing Group:

AAP’s Young to Publishing Group provides insight and advice on working in the publishing industry.

  • Acing the Interview: Tips for Young Publishing Job Seekers
  • Ask the Recruiters: HR Panel Recap Part II
  • Climbing the Ladder — Is it Easier to Get Promoted in Editorial or Marketing?
  • We Still Need Diverse Books
  • The Day-to-day Life of a Publishing Graduate Student
  • The Importance of Being Connected: How to Make and Maintain Industry Contacts
  • Mentorships: The First Step to Career Success
  • Spotlights and Soundbites: Academic Custom Publishing
  • Taking Your Career to the Next Level: HR Panel Recap
  • Top Five Best Things about Working in Higher Education Publishing
  • YPG Spotlight: Digital Books Assistant Producer
  • YPG Spotlight: A Day in the Life of Managing Editorial
  • YPG’s Town Hall Discusses Career Transitioning

The YPG is open to employees with less than eight years of industry experience who work full-time at an AAP member publishing house.

New articles appear regularly and can be found here:

The Twitterverse provides useful info on what people are reading and writing, updates from publishing houses, and comments about the industry from the people who work in it.

Here’s a list of twitter accounts of AAP member publishers:

Here are Twitter handles for book reviewers, journalists and bloggers that write about publishing:

Hashtags commonly used by publishing houses and authors include: #amwriting, #amreading, #copyright, #publishing, #ThisIsPublishing