9 March 2017, New Delhi: HarperCollins India is pleased to announce its partnership with bestselling author Ravinder Singh’s publishing venture Black Ink. This co-publishing venture offers an exciting platform for aspiring authors with interesting stories.
Ravinder Singh shared his thoughts on the partnership saying, ‘I established Black Ink with the sole purpose of discovering, mentoring and publishing new voices. The co-publishing project with HarperCollins will allow me more bandwidth to focus on the content, while I remain committed to nurturing new talent.’
Talking about this collaboration, HarperCollins CEO Ananth Padmanabhan said, ‘I am delighted Ravinder chose to partner with us. At HarperCollins we are building an exciting commercial fiction programme and this new relationship segues right into our strategy to publish new fiction. Black Ink and HarperCollins will publish three new authors every year, combining talent with innovative marketing and robust sales and distribution.’
The first book under this collaboration is, ‘Three Marketeers’ by Ajeet Sharma. This will be available on pre-order from tomorrow (march 10).
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