Author Archives: PT Editors

People Round-Up, Mid-April 2016

PEOPLE Stacy Creamer joined Regan Arts as SVP, Executive Editor. She was most recently Executive Editor at Hachette Books. Alaina Mauro is now Publishing Director at for Hachette’s James Patterson division. She was previously Digital Sales Account Manager at Penguin Random House. Krishan Trotman joined Hachette as Senior Editor. She was previously Senior Editor at…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/11-4/15

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. How have the North Carolina bathroom laws affected local independent bookstores? How are translated works a form of activism? Why…Continue Reading

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

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. Will brand-sponsored journalism become a trend? What’s keeping unlimited reading subscription models from being totally successful? Overdrive‘s new study shows…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early April 2016

PEOPLE Adriana Rizzo joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as VP, Marketing. She was previously Senior Director of Marketing for ESPN. Alexandra Primiani joined the company as Publicist. She was formerly Publicity Assistant at Riverhead. Natalie Chapman, Culinary VP and Publisher, is leaving the company and may be reached at [email protected] SVP of Digital Markets Sanj Kharbanda…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/28-4/1

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. Should we be glad that digital could replace paperbacks? According to a new study from American organization Vida, the number of book…Continue Reading

Literary Agent Contact Sheet 2016

We’ve updated our Literary Agent Contact Sheet for 2016. The 2016 list has contact information for hundreds of literary agents and agencies in the United States. To conserve space, the word “agency” has been omitted from most listings. Those agencies doing business under a single last name are listed alphabetically, with the agent’s first name in brackets…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/21-3/25

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. Which franchises sell the most copies in children’s publishing? Does Amazon’s lack of transparency affect people’s perception of the company? How exactly…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/14-3/18

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. How do we read novels and how can publishers use that data to their advantage? What are the benefits of having…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-March 2016

PEOPLE Andrew Smith is now SVP, Children’s Publisher at Abrams. He was most recently SVP, Deputy Publisher at Hachette’s Children. Abrams Publisher Susan Van Metre will transition to VP, Editor-in-Chief, Children’s Books and Editorial Director of Amulet, reporting to Smith. Annette Thomas will leave her position as Chief Science Officer and Board Member at Springer…Continue Reading

Who’s Scouting Whom?: Literary Scouts Contact Sheet 2016

This year’s scout sheet remains very similar to the 2015 list. There are no new agencies to add nor were any removed. There are many territory changes throughout this year’s update. Each scout’s clients are separated by country or region, and representation for children’s titles is denoted where applicable. We also include the handful of TV and…Continue Reading