The APA Invests in Literacy: Sound Learning

The APA’s newest member-funded initiative — SoundLearningAPA.org — has just launched, which offers essential and innovative tools for educators and librarians who use audiobooks to benefit literacy. The PRE Committee put together a team of educational and industry experts, including Mary Burkey, Sharon Grover, Liz Hannegan, and Rose Brock, to create essential and innovative tools. SoundLearningAPA includes a Literacy Benefits…

Super-star audiobook team to head the annual radio drive tour

The APA is delighted to announce that Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman will be a part of the annual radio drive tour. Amanda and Neil will be interviewed by over twenty radio stations across the country all about audiobooks from 10 am. to 1 p.m. EST November 24. This power couple — both passionate audio advocates — are gearing…

Be aware: Audiobook piracy is growing

On a cold winter day in New Jersey (to any Californian, anything below 70 is winter), I was sitting with my friends around a table when I heard a gasp. “What? This title is being pirated? I can’t believe it! That’s one of our best selling titles!” The consternation was caused by finding titles from…