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People Round-Up, Mid-March 2017

PEOPLE At Simon & Schuster, Valerie Steiker joins Scribner as Executive Editor on April 17. She had been the longtime culture editor at Vogue. At Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Lauren Hoffman will join on March 27 as VP, Marketing and Publicity. She was most recently VP, Brand Marketing, at MK Creative/Media/Marketing. Nicole Russo returns…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/6-3/10

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 there an opportunity for indies in the wake of Family Christian‘s closing? Why don’t critics take teen literature seriously?…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/27-3/3

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. Why are newer ereaders shifting away from SD cards? Why aren’t there more female travel writers? What are the risks…Continue Reading

Boom! Pow! Ka-Ching!: Sales of Digital Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics and graphic novels have been having a good run lately. Comichron and ICv2 – respectively, a database and journal covering the industry – estimate that, in 2015, total domestic sales reached a record of $1.03 billion. In their joint report, they note that in 2015, print sales accounted for a staggering $940 million, with…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2017

PEOPLE Liese Mayer is joining Bloomsbury on February 27 in the newly-created role of Editorial Director, Fiction. She has been working as Editor at Scribner. John Morgan is now Executive Editor at Imprint. He was previously Senior Producer at Melcher Media, Director of Digital Publishing at Penguin, and Creative Director at DC Comics. Bernd Leukert…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/30-2/3

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. Could blockchain bounties help fight ebook piracy? What will the W3C/IDPF merger mean for ebook technology? Did agency pricing hold…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/2-1/6

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. Does the business model Medium is looking for exist? How should publishers respond to Milo Yiannopoulos’s book deal? What instruction…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-December 2016

PEOPLE Julia A. Reidhead, formerly VP and Publishing Director of the W. W. Norton College department, has succeeded W. Drake McFeely as President. McFeely remains Chairman. And Steven Pace, currently Sales Director at Workman, will join Norton as Director of Trade Sales on January 2. He is replacing VP and Trade Sales Director William F….Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/28-12/2

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. Does reading a book always have to mean completing the whole thing? Should publishing consider the digital revolution as a…Continue Reading