Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

People Round-Up, Early February 2016

PEOPLE F+W hired Tom Beusse as CEO. Beusse was formerly Founder and President of the USA Today Sports Media Group. Margaret Milnes is now Marketing Director at Globe Pequot Press. She was most recently Senior Director, Brand Management at Running Press. Cindy Ratzlaff has joined Simon & Schuster imprint North Star Way as Director of…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2016

PEOPLE Suzanne O’Neill will become VP, Executive Editor at Grand Central at the beginning of February. She was previously VP, Executive Editor at Crown. Jane Manning Hyatt joined Chronicle Books as Executive Director of Sales. She was previously VP, Higher Education at Teachscape. Laura Dew is now Creative Director at Quarto Publishing Group USA. At…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/4-1/8

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. What are the differences between US and UK children’s literature? Digital supplier Overdrive reported that ebook and audiobook usage in…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early January 2016

PEOPLE Kara Welsh will join Ballantine Bantam Dell as EVP, Publisher in mid-January. She was previously SVP, Publisher at Berkley Publishing Group. Mark Tavani will become VP, Executive Editor at Putnam in February. He was previously Editorial Director, Fiction at Ballantine. Tara Parsons joined Touchstone as Editor-in-Chief. She was previously Editorial Director of fiction at…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-December 2015

PEOPLE Ellen Archer was named President of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing, taking over for Gary Gentel, who is retiring in 2016. Archer was most recently President and Publisher at Hyperion. Ben Greenberg will join Random House as Executive Editor in 2016. He was Executive Editor at Grand Central. William Wood joined Barnes & Noble…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/30-12/4

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 Boston Globe takes a look at the surging popularity of posthumously published books. Has social media changed how readers…Continue Reading

Books “Plus” = Complex

On November 18, the Association of American Book Producers (ABPA) hosted a panel on “Developing Winning Kits for Kids and Adults.”  The three panelists, ably moderated by Karen Matsu Greenberg, were Richard Burgess, Associate Director Manufacturing Planning at Scholastic, Nanette Delumpa-Roach, the Director of Vendor and Product Compliance at Barnes & Noble and Brooke Lindner,…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2015

PEOPLE Kathleen Schmidt has been named VP, Director of Marketing and Publicity at Perseus imprint Running Press at the publisher’s Philadelphia office.  Schmidt joined the company in 2013 as publicity director for Weinstein Books. Margaret Milnes has left her position at Running Press, where she was Senior Director, Brand Management, to relaunch her licensing and…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early August 2015

PEOPLE Elisabeth Watson will join Aram Fox as Scout at the end of August. She is currently Subsidiary Rights Associate at Scribner/Touchstone. Update added to original post on 8/6/15. Jennifer M. Brown joined Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers as VP, Publisher. She was Children’s Editor at Shelf Awareness. Karin Snelson, who was previously a Freelance Contributor to the…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-July 2015

PEOPLE Ronald D. Boire was named as the CEO, Retail Business of Barnes & Noble, effective in September. He is succeeding Michael Huseby, who will become Executive Chairman of Barnes & Noble Education. Boire is currently President and CEO of Sears Canada. Ken Brooks joined Macmillan Higher Education as COO. He was SVP, Global Supply…Continue Reading