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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.

A bestselling book is born

Decades of rejection led to fans who just want more.

His daughter wanted to read, so he wrote a book

This Amazonian couldn't find many books with African American or minority characters, so he created and published one, himself.

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.

Fiction with a new kind of hero

This daughter of Indian immigrants writes young adult fiction with a new kind of hero. She publishes independently to get her message to teen readers.

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.
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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."

A writer's emergence

A dream to become a published author is realized.

Supporting a diversity of voices

Announcing the 2018 Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients.
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Video games you can read

Meet a doctor-turned-author, powered by a new genre and Kindle Direct Publishing.

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.

Global survey shows readers are happier

A study across 13 countries shows how reading improves our relationships, helps us connect with others, and more.
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