Amazon's Kindle Scout Publishing Platform Expands Internationally

Sep 10, 2015


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Amazon announced that it is expanding Kindle Scout, its reader-powered publishing platform, to more authors and readers around the world. Now, in addition to the U.S., authors in Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, India and more may submit never-before-published, novel-length English-language manuscripts and be considered for publication in 45 days or less under Amazon's digital publishing banner Kindle Press.

Readers around the world can now also preview excerpts from never-before-published books, nominate the stories they want to see published and receive a free early copy of every book they nominate that is released by Kindle Press.

To date, 75 titles have been selected for publication by Kindle Press, with more books submitted and selected daily. Amazon says Kindle Press books have an average Amazon Customer Review of 4.48 stars across 2,709 reviews. Eddie and Sunny by Stacey Cochran, one of the first books released by Kindle Press, became a Kindle Top 100 Best Seller.

(kindlescout.amazon.com/about)