We’ve been fortunate to receive a lot of press attention for our diverse collection of projects, ranging from our VR film for The New York Times, to our Recovering the Classics project, to the Twitter Fiction Festival, among others. Below are a handful of our proudest moments.

Warmer: A Collection of Climate Fiction

The New Yorker, November 9, 2018
“How Climate-Change Fiction, or “Cli-Fi,” Forces Us to Confront the Incipient Death of the Planet” by Katy Waldman

Quartzy, October 30, 2018
“Lauren Groff Is the Latest Literary Star to Write ‘Cli-Fi’” by Thu-Huong Ha


Publishing Perspectives, October 30, 2018
“Amazon Original Stories Introduces a Cli-Fi Collection With Literary Studio Plympton” by Porter Anderson

Lincoln in the Bardo: An Immersive VR Adaptation

Fast Company, March 1, 2017
“The Strange Story Of When George Saunders First Met Virtual Reality” by David Zax

Entertainment Weekly, February 10, 2017
“George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo gets virtual reality adaptation” by Isabella Biedenharn

Variety, February 27, 2017
“How George Saunders’ Bestselling Novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Got Adapted for Virtual Reality” by Janko Roettgers

Publishers Weekly, February 24, 2017
“Beyond Reading: Saunders’s ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Goes VR” by John Mayer

NiemanLab, February 13, 2017
“The New York Times’ latest VR project is an adaptation of George Saunders’ new novel” by Joseph Lichterman

Publishing Perspectives, February 15, 2017
“From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’” by Porter Anderson

CODEX Hackathon: A Bookworm’s Playground

The Boston Globe, January 19, 2016
“Codex Hackathon, a two-day marathon of tech for books” by Jon Christian

Xconomy, January 12, 2016
“Glimpsing Digital Publishing’s Future at Codex Hackathon at MIT” by Jeff Engel


50×50: Our Nationwide Recovering the Classics Campaign

Wired, January 22, 2016
“Classic Book Covers Get Charming Redesigns for the E-Book Age” by Liz Stinson

Poets & Writers, April 13, 2016
“Recovering the Classics” by Jonathan Vatner

Buzzfeed, February 15, 2016
“26 Gorgeous New Covers for Classic Books” by Dan Dalton

Westword, February 22, 2016
“East High Students Show You Can Judge Some Books by Their Covers” by Jamie Siebrase

The Huffington Post, March 2, 2016
“Your Favorite Classic Books, Redesigned For Contemporary Readers” by Maddie Crum

Fast Design, May 28, 2013
“Crowdsourcing Spiffy New Book Covers for 50 Literary Masterpieces” by Mark Wilson

Today, February 22, 2016
“Judge by their covers: Classic book designs reimagined”

New York Daily News, December 6, 2012
“Social media and literature make friends at the first Twitter Fiction Festival” by Jenny Che

Mercury News, November 27, 2012
“Twitter Fiction Festival breaks storytelling into bite-sized bits” by Adrienne LaFrance

Rooster: Reading That Fits Your Day

The Washington Post, March 10, 2014
“New Rooster app crows about good books, young and old” by Ron Charles

Wired, March 11, 2014
“The Future of Books Looks a Lot Like Netflix” by Ryan Tate

TechCrunch, March 10, 2014
“Aiming To Fit Fiction Into Busy Schedules, Rooster Is An iPhone App For Serialized Novels” by Anthony Ha

Kindle Serials: Books for the Digital Age

The Atlantic, March, 2013
“Serial Thriller: From literature to appointment television, episodic storytelling is flourishing” by Megan Garber

New York Observer’s BetaBeat, September 10, 2102
“What the Dickens? How Plympton Plans to Review Serialized Fiction” by Kelly Faircloth

Fast Company, September 7, 2012
“Closer Look At Amazon’s New Kindle Serials: Part Dickens, Part TV” by Sarah Kessler