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Here are the latest posts about Amazon on Writers Write:

  • Apple Distributes Settlement Money to Ebook Customers (2016-06-21): Ebook customers will see a credit in their Amazon, BN, Apple or Kobo accounts today. The credit is Apple's portion of the settlement in the ebook price fixing case.

  • Amazon to Launch Hundreds of Physical Bookstores (2016-02-02): Amazon is plan to launch hundreds of real bricks-and-mortar bookstores. There could be as many as 400 of them.

  • Amazon's New Poetry Contest Offers $5,000 Cash Prize and Publishing Contract (2015-11-05): Amazon's Little A literary imprint is launching a poetry contest to discover emerging poets. Judges are Jericho Brown, Cornelius Eady and Kimiko Hahn.

  • Book Reviewer Harriet Klausner Dead at 63 (2015-10-26): Prolific book reviewer Harriet Klausner has died at the age of 63. The former librarian is's #1 Reviewer in its Hall of Fame from the early Web.

  • Amazon Committing $10 Million to Grow Literary Translation Imprint AmazonCrossing (2015-10-13): AmazonCrossing is looking for books and translators to expand its line of foreign books to offer to American readers. It is seeking books in several genres.

  • Macmillan Reaches Ebook Deal With Amazon (2014-12-23): Macmillan CEO John Sargent announced a new, multiyear deal for print and ebooks with He wrote to authors explaining how the ebook lawsuit settlement will affect pricing

  • Amazon and Hachette Bury the Hatchet (2014-11-13): Amazon and Hachette have reached a deal. Hachette authors' books are shipping on time again. But Douglas Preston still isn't happy.

  • Douglas Preston Drags Feds Into Amazon Hachette Fight (2014-09-25): Douglas Preston continues his war against He's asked the Justice Dept to investigate Amazon for antritrust violations. Could it actually hurt book publishers?

  • Amazon Explains Its Theories of Ebook Pricing and Author Royalties (2014-08-01): explains its theories about ebook pricing, its battle with Hachette and calls for increase on author royalties for ebooks.

  • Authors Caught in the Crossfire of Hachette - Amazon War (2014-05-24): Hachette authors are caught in the crossfire as the war between Amazon and Hachette heats up.

  • Hachette Accuses Amazon of Deliberately Delaying Shipments for Some of Its Books (2014-05-09): Hachette is accusing Amazon of delaying shipments for some of its books. Some books are getting delays of two to three weeks despite Hachette supplying Amazon with books.

  • Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (2014-04-02): Amazon Studios has given a full season order for Bosch, which is based on Michael Connelly's bestselling Harry Bosch series. Titus Welliver plays Detective Bosch.

  • Amazon Launches Christian Imprint Named Waterfall Press (2014-01-25): Amazon has launched a new Christian imprint, Waterfall Press. It will special in faith-based fiction and non-fiction.

  • Amazon Announces Seventh Annual Breakthrough Novel Award Contest (2014-01-20): Amazon's novel award contest returns for the seventh year this year. It opens to submissions on February 16.

  • Launches Short Story Imprint Called StoryFront (2013-12-08): launches new short story imprint called StoryFront. It will publish short works and poetry by emerging and established authors.

  • Amazon Announces Kindle MatchBook Service (2013-09-03): announces Kindle MatchBook Service which allows customers to buy ebook versions of purchased paper books at a steep discount.

  • Amazon Launches Comic and Graphic Novel Imprint, Jet City Comics (2013-07-09): Amazon Publishing has announced the launch of a comic and graphic novel imprint, Jet City Comics

  • Amazon Launches Literary Imprint Called Little A (2013-03-15): Amazon.

  • Amazon Acquires Avalon Books (2012-06-04): Amazon.

  • Books-A-Million Won't Stock Books Published by Amazon (2012-02-05): Books-A-Million will not be carrying any Amazon titles in its stores.