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Amazon not only empowers readers, it also empowers publishers. Kindle Direct Publishing, enables independent publishers and authors to reach new audiences for their creative works. And Amazon Publishing is a leading publisher of trade fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books that empowers outstanding storytellers and connects them with readers worldwide.

Big hair? Restless mind? Authors tell kids to love their true selves.

The children who saw Crystal Swain-Bates and Dav Pilkey at Amazon's 2019 Bring Your Kids to Work Day got the message that they should revel in the things that make them different.

"I was a writer struggling to be known"

The inside story of one of Amazon Publishing's most successful authors.

The power of reading about someone like you

Author Crystal Swain-Bates writes her own rules about what a children’s book should look like.

The story of a long, brave recovery from a fiery crash

Readers are cheering and crying along with his book about a police officer's long, brave recovery from a fiery crash.

A writer's writer

The director of the Amazon Literary Partnership never stops walking in the shoes of the community he supports.

The gift of global literature

In celebration of World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away translated books to encourage reading books from around the globe.

Far outside of his comfort zone

He wrote a novel so far outside his comfort zone that he wondered if anyone would enjoy it. Kindle Scout readers answered with a resounding "yes."
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Amazon Literary Partnership 2018 grant recipients

Announcing 70 grants to nonprofit groups whose mission is to bring to life vital stories by under-represented writers.

Supporting a diversity of voices

Announcing the 2018 Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients.

The library saved this future author

Barry C. Davis grew up loving books. When he followed his dream of becoming a writer, Kindle Direct Publishing helped him reach his growing community of readers.
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Best books of 2020, so far

With the year nearly halfway through, so much has changed, but one constant is a love of books. Amazon Books editors share their picks for best books of 2020, so far.

Amazon's impact on small businesses

There are more than 1.9 million businesses, content creators, and developers in the U.S. alone, using Amazon products and services to follow their dreams and reach customers.

Amazon Literary Partnership announces 2020 grant recipients

66 grants are awarded to organizations across the country that support writers.
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