Authors House Publishing House

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The Authors House Verlag GmbH is a publishing house based in Berlin, which was founded in 1996 by Gerhild Tieger and Manfred Plinke as a publisher for author information. Authors House itself is a protected trademark. In addition to the publisher's homepage, a guide homepage for authors with information, addresses and news for authors is presented at

The publisher specializes in guidebooks on creative writing and media topics (film and theater). The publishing program also includes translations from American and English. Books are published by Sibylle Knauss , Birgit Vanderbeke , Marion Gay , Joachim Fest , Lajos Egri , Natalie Goldberg , Syd Field , Joyce Carol Oates , Ursula K. Le Guin , Sylvia Englert , Ray Bradbury , Sidney Lumet , Claude Chabrol , Blake, among others Snyder , Sol Stein , Thomas de Quincey . In addition, the author 's manual is published in the authors' house .

The publisher gained additional prominence in the German-language book trade when it was sued by the Bund Deutscher Schriftsteller ( Association of German Writers) in 2006 for a critical article about publishers of printing subsidies. The lawsuit was dismissed.


  • Manfred Plinke: Handbook for first-time authors . Publishing addresses, book publishers, manuscript, book publishing - How I offer my manuscript and find the right publisher. Tips & checklists, publishers & agencies, cover letter & manuscript design, 7th, revised edition. Authors' House, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86671-094-8 .
  • Manfred Plinke: Mini-Verlag . How to Sell Your Book! Self-publishing, publishing on demand, founding a publishing house, book production, book marketing, book trade, direct sales. 8th, revised and expanded edition, Autorhaus, Berlin 2012, ISBN 978-3-86671-109-9 .
  • Manfred Plinke: Publishing on Demand . From Manuscript to Self-Publishing: How to Make and Sell Your Book. Internet, book trade, direct sales. In: Advice for authors, female authors . 2nd, completely revised edition, Autorhaus, Berlin 2001, ISBN 3-932909-76-3 (produced on demand ).
  • Manfred Plinke, Gerhild Tieger: German yearbook for authors. Writing and publishing: Current information and addresses from the literature and media market: theater, film / TV, audio media, books - 3000 newly researched addresses. Authors' House, Berlin 2010/2011, ISBN 978-3-86671-064-1 .
  • Gerhild Tieger: Instructions for autobiography in 300 questions . Paths to memory, Authors' House, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-86671-085-6 .

Individual proof

  1. Börsenblatt online report on the dismissal of the claim from August 28, 2006.

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