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Friday, September 01, 2023

Ira Levin’s Groundbreaking Novels and Plays Find New Home with Blackstone Publishing

Iconic novelist and playwright Ira Levin’s groundbreaking works will be reintroduced by Blackstone Publishing. Blackstone has acquired the rights to re-publish seventeen of Levin’s most influential novels and plays across print, audiobook, and e-book formats beginning October 2023, the largest collection of Ira Levin works ever from a single publisher.   

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Robert Downey Jr. revealed the cover of his forthcoming book, Cool Food: Erasing Your Carbon Footprint One Bite at a Time, exclusively with PEOPLE.

Robert Downey Jr. revealed the cover of his forthcoming book, Cool Food: Erasing Your Carbon Footprint One Bite at a Time, exclusively with PEOPLE. The book, co-written with New York Times bestselling author and journalist Thomas Kostigen, shares "eye-opening" information, action items and over two dozen delicious recipes aimed to help both readers and the planet, per its publisher Blackstone Publishing.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Blackstone To Publish 8 Michael Crichton Novels Written Under John Lange Pseudonym While ‘Jurassic Park’ Author Was In Harvard Med School

Michael Crichton’s brilliant mix of science and narrative resulted in north of $10 billion in film and TV revenue and 250 million books sold. Now, the estate of the author who died in 2008 has made another major deal to bring his work back to new audiences.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Hugh Howey’s Wool and other books in the New York Times bestselling Silo Saga Trilogy Acquired by Blackstone Publishing

Blackstone Publishing has acquired the audio rights to Hugh Howey’s acclaimed New York Times bestselling Silo Saga novels, including Wool, Shift, and Dust...

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Blackstone Acquires THE WISDOM OF MORRIE by Morrie Schwartz, Beloved Subject of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie

A powerful posthumous masterpiece by Morrie Schwartz, the beloved subject of the classic, multimillion-copy number one bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, has been acquired by Blackstone Publishing. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

One Hundred Years of Solitude will release in e-book for the first time from Blackstone Publishing, along with five other Gabriel García Márquez classics

Blackstone Publishing will release Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude in e-book format for the first time, along with five other classics by Márquez, including The Autumn of The Patriarch, No One Writes to the Colonel, Leaf Storm, In Evil Hour, and A Collection of Short Stories.

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Blackstone Publishing mourns the loss of Bestselling Author Matthew Mather

Matthew Mather, bestselling author of high concept speculative and science fiction thrillers, including CyberStorm and the Delta Devlin series, died suddenly on September 13, 2022.

Monday, September 26, 2022

Former Capital Police Chief Steven A. Sund Set To Publish A New Book About The Attack On January 6 With Explosive Never-Before-Revealed Information

Steven A. Sund, the former chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, has inked a book deal with Blackstone Publishing, promising to reveal new details about the infamous day.

Monday, May 02, 2022

Former Hachette SVP and Publisher Anthony Goff Joins Blackstone As President

Anthony Goff, former Senior Vice President and Publisher at Hachette, joins Blackstone Publishing as President, beginning May 2, 2022. Goff will report to CEO Josh Stanton, together leading the company as it continues to thrive as one of the nation’s leading privately owned independent publishing houses...

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Robert Downey, Jr. and Thomas Kostigen to publish cool food with Blackstone Publishing

Celebrated actor, producer, and activist Robert Downey, Jr. and New York Times bestselling environmental author Thomas Kostigen’s forthcoming book, COOL FOOD: Erasing Your Carbon Footprint One Bite at a Time, has been acquired by Blackstone Publishing...
Friday, March 11, 2022

Craig Morgan Pens Memoir About His Time in the Military and Loss of Son Jerry

Morgan partnered with Jim DeFelice, one of the co-writers of Chris Kyle's bestselling autobiography American Sniper, to pen his own book. The result is Morgan's powerful memoir...

Monday, March 07, 2022

Former Senior Vice President at Penguin Random House John Lawton Joins Blackstone Publishing

John Lawton, former Senior Vice President at PRH, joins Blackstone Publishing as Director of National Accounts, specifically handling Retail and Wholesale channels...

Friday, March 04, 2022

PLA & Pacific Northwest Spotlight: Publishing in the Pacific Northwest

From its modest roots selling audiobook cassettes out of a garage in Southern Oregon in the 1980s, Blackstone publishing has grown into one of the most respected and formidable indie publishers in the nation...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Weird Tales Partners with Blackstone Publishing

Blackstone Publishing has inked a deal with horror, sci-fi, and fantasy brand Weird Tales and its flagship publication of the same name. Under the agreement, Blackstone will publish 50 books under the Weird Tales Presents brand over the course of five years, including original novels ...

Monday, November 01, 2021

Aaron Magnani Options Laura Munson Novel ‘Willa’s Grove’ For Film

Aaron Magnani has optioned Laura Munson’s bestselling novel Willa’s Grove for film, setting screenwriter Sarah Hopkins to adapt it for the screen. The story revolves around four women, each adrift in their own way, who discover the power of sisterhood as they converge in the wilds of ...

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

The Strand Magazine’s Publisher of the Year Award recognizes excellence in publishing

Josh Stanton of Blackstone Publishing received the Publisher of the Year Award. Stanton took the helm at Blackstone ten years ago, and during his tenure sales have more than tripled. He has also overseen the evolution of Blackstone not only as one of the largest audiobook publishers ...

Friday, July 09, 2021

Blackstone Publishing Taps Brendan Deneen To Run New Film-TV Division

Oregon-based Blackstone Publishing has brought on former Miramax and Macmillan executive Brendan Deneen as the company’s Director of Media, TV & Film. Deneen will spearhead this new multimedia division, mining Blackstone’s backlist and creating new IP for both publishing ...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Norman Reedus Partners with Blackstone Publishing

Less than a week after it was announced that The Walking Dead star would be fronting his own spinoff of the cabler’s zombie apocalypse series with Melissa McBride, Reedus has now signed a first look development deal with AMC Studios. Set to run for two years, the agreement with …

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Blackstone Publishing to Manufacture, Sell, and Distribute Audiobook CDs Published by Recorded Books

Blackstone Publishing today announced it has signed an agreement with Recorded Books to exclusively manufacture and distribute the company’s audiobook CDs in North America beginning on Oct. 1, 2020. Recorded Books is the flagship publishing brand of RBmedia, the largest ...

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Blackstone Publishing Celebrates the Centenary of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down

Celebrate the centenary of Richard Adams’ birth, on May 9th, 2020, by listening to the incredible audiobook production of Adams’ classic novel, WATERSHIP DOWN [Blackstone Publishing; May 7, 2019; audiobook], narrated by award-winning actor, director and screenwriter Peter Capaldi ...