Newark, N.J. – Audible, a distributor of digital spoken-word
audio content, on Thursday announced the launch of an online audiobook rights
marketplace, which aims to help turn professionally-published books into professionally-produced
audiobooks. The Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX) will encompass the rights
marketplace, a production platform and online sales team, and features programs
to help authors narrate their own books. Authors and producers will see up to
90% of sales via a graduated royalty structure.