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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.

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.

Supporting a diversity of voices

Announcing the 2018 Amazon Literary Partnership grant recipients.

A writer's writer

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

Twenty years later, an overnight success

As a mom who worked full-time while raising four kids, romance author Theresa Ragan knows about struggle. But when it came time to publish her first novel, Theresa didn't expect a battle that would threaten her commitment to writing.

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.

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.
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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.

A bestselling book is born

Decades of rejection led to fans who just want more.
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Video games you can read

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

Best books of the year

Amazon book editors weigh in on book trends and best books of 2018.

Books are in our DNA

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1995 as a bookstore, with the goal to offer the earth's biggest selection of books. In fact, that’s where our name came from. We wanted our selection to be vast and wide – like the Amazon River. Amazon started with books and they remain core to what we do.
Reinventing an American icon
How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.
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