At 3p EST today, Publishers Weekly Radio will premiere on SiriusXM, channel 80. Editors Rose Fox and Mark Rotella will interview authors, and discuss book trends and bestsellers in the hourlong program which will air every Thursday afternoon. Sirius subscribers can listen to the show on demand.
George Slowik, CEO and president of Publishers Weekly, said of the on air move, “Publishers Weekly is not just a group of insider journalists; we are deeply passionate about the magic of books and the fascinating industry that creates them. I look forward to bringing our love and knowledge of our world to SiriusXM listeners.”
Should be interesting! PW is among the judging panel of Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award contest so they should have insights to share on a range of topics from the war between Amazon and traditional publishers to the rise of self-publishing.