Author Archives: PT Editors

People Round-Up, Late August 2014

PEOPLE Michael Sand, previously Executive Editor at Little, Brown is joining Abrams as VP, Publisher, Adult Trade on September 22nd. Also, Miriam Tribble has joined Abrams as Editor, Calendars, Licenses & Custom Publishing She will report to Lindley Boegehold, who is Editorial Director of that department. She was previously Associate Product Development Manager at The Metropolitan…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/18-8/22

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. What are the dangers of physical bookstores expanding just for the sake of expanding? How is the on-demand customization of books…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/11-8/15

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. A study shows that reading print as opposed to digital increases reading comprehension. Can editors find success in crowdsourcing…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/4-8/8

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Book Industry Study Group released new findings showing that students are spending less time with textbooks and more time with…Continue Reading

Columbia Publishing Course 2014 Super-Grad

The super-grad is back! The Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) graduates are back in action with backgrounds and hobbies just as impressive as past years’. Publishing Trends has once again created an amalgam of the most exotic and surprising parts of the students’ biographies, so the industry can see the type of superhuman Publishing Course graduates with…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/28-8/1

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Is it time for publishers to take a stance on ebook subscription services? Should The Man Booker Prize be able…Continue Reading

People Round-Up Late July, 2014

PEOPLE Workman Publishing Company announced that Dan Reynolds has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. He will relocate to New York full-time on October 1, 2014.  Carolan Workman continues in the role of Executive Chair of the Board and President, and Katie Workman is named VP of Strategic Marketing and Business Development. As CEO and president…Continue Reading

Survey results: Where Do Publishing Professionals Get Their Books?

Codex’s recent reader poll shows that the Amazon-Hachette contract negotiations may be having an impact on the way the average consumer purchases books. According to Codex, 39% of their respondents are aware of the ongoing negotiations between Amazon and Hachette, and there has been a decline in consumers buying books from Amazon at a rate…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/21-7/25

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. The 2013 Digital Inclusion Survey results were released, showing growth in the digital offerings of American libraries. Why do Americans…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/14-7/18

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Sales data shows that 2013 was a a year of growth for comic books and graphic novels. How did…Continue Reading