Amazon Publishing is the publishing arm of Amazon, the multinational technology company. Amazon Publishing was launched in 2009 and has since grown to become one of the largest publishers in the world. The company publishes a wide range of books, including fiction, non-fiction, children's books, and reference works. Amazon Publishing operates several imprints, including Amazon Encore, AmazonCrossing, 47North, and Montlake Romance.
Amazon Publishing's authors include both established and new writers, and the company is known for its strong focus on genre fiction, particularly in the areas of romance, science fiction, fantasy, and mystery. The company also has a robust children's and YA publishing division, with a reputation for publishing quality and diverse books for young readers.
Amazon Publishing's mission is to discover, publish, and promote books of the highest literary and commercial quality. The company is committed to publishing a diverse range of voices and stories, reflecting the world's complexity and richness. It is also focused on innovation and adapting to the changing landscape of the publishing industry, by embracing digital technologies and new formats, and reaching readers through various channels.
In addition to its traditional publishing operations, Amazon Publishing also provides services such as distribution, warehousing, and printing. It has a strong online presence and has embraced digital technologies, making its books available in various digital formats including e-books, audiobooks and interactive products. Through its platform, Amazon has access to a large customer base, which it leverages to promote its books and authors.