Wattpad is releasing the company’s first publishing division

Sharmaine Centeno
Sharmaine Centeno January 25, 2019
Updated 2022/04/14 at 10:58 AM

Yesterday, Wattpad posted in a blog post, about the launch of its first direct publishing division which can be a library that is full of Wattpad stories.

The Wattpad’s first direct publishing division, Wattpad Books, will lead by Ashleigh Gardner, Deputy General Manager at Wattpad Studios with Deanna McFadden, Publishing Director for Watppad Studios. The Wattpad Books will offer a new technology and awareness to the publishing industry. The publishing division has an ability to recognize and publish stories with more readers from more than 565 million story upload on the app. It will produce international Wattpad hits with the use of global reading trends.

Ashleigh Gardner added that the company is bringing a completely unique to publishing “an engaged global community, the most diverse set of writers on the planet, and the technology to find every type of hit imaginable, Wattpad Books is more than a new division for us, it’s a validation and celebration of the creativity, interests, and world-building that happens on Wattpad every day.”

Wattpad Books will be available in North America and the company will still work with international publishing partners.

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