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People Round-Up, Early March 2017

PEOPLE Lucille Rettino has been named VP, Marketing and Publicity, at Tom Doherty Associates, the Macmillan division including Tor, Forge, Tor Teen, and Starscape. She was previously VP, Director of Marketing, at Simon & Schuster Children’s. At Dutton, John Parsley has been named VP, Editor-in-Chief, a role that was vacated when Ben Sevier departed to become Publisher at Grand Central. As Parsley…Continue Reading

Bookview, August 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Rodale CEO Steve Murphy is leaving the company and will be replaced by Maria Rodale, who also continues in her role as Chairman of the Board. Don Linn, SVP and Publisher of the Taunton Press, is leaving to launch a digital publishing house, Quartet Press. Linn will have principal responsibility for Quartet Press’…Continue Reading

Book Clubs: They’re Alive

Say “book clubs” today and most people think Oprah and Twitter. (Yes, Twitter: Picador recently announced its new 140-character book club. Followers will be able to correspond with the featured books’ authors and editors and win free copies of the books.) But once upon a time, book club members didn’t win free books on Twitter;…Continue Reading

Second Annual Publishing Industry Survey

It’s polling season, and PT’s not exempt! This year, 385 people who work in publishing took our survey; 86.5% completed it. The largest group of respondents were literary agents (26.8%), while the majority of respondents at publishing houses work in editorial (40.6%), followed by rights (6.3%) and sales (5.7%). 10% are 22–27, 25% are 28–35,…Continue Reading