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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.

Top cities and states in the U.S. for self-publishing authors

Hear from some best-selling authors on how they're growing successful careers with Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing.

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 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.

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.

A writer's writer

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

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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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.
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Amazon Literary Partnership announces 2020 grant recipients

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

A conversation on conscious leadership

In advance of the release of his new book, "Conscious Leadership," we talked with John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, about the relationship with Amazon and its impact on his company’s conscious culture.

A commitment to accessibility and inclusion

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