By Dennis Schleicher President of the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association
Sales of printed books – Printed book sales were 750.89 million in 2020 – a growth of 8.2 percent, the highest year-on-year increase since 2010. Statista (reports on the largest self-publishing co. in the US 2018) reports that Kindle Direct Publishing (formerly Create Space) has over 1.4 million authors in 2018. Next is Lulu Press with 37,000+ authors & then comes Blurb, Inc. with about 17,600 self-published authors in 2012.
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