Trade publishing produce books designed for the general consumer. Trade publishers sell their books through the channels that have been specifically established for books-bookstores, libraries, and wholesalers.
The term trade publishing covers books published for children, teenagers, and adults.
They can be works of fiction or nonfiction, hardcover or paperback.
Generally, trade publishing is the most high profile type of publishing as it is the most commercially focused.
Another term for trade publishing is consumer publishing.« Back