Tag Archives: Bloomsbury USA

People Round-Up, Mid-October 2015

PEOPLE The NY Post reports that Scott Schulman is leaving his position as President of Rodale after two years. President and CEO Maria Rodale will be taking “a more active role” going forward. In children’s publishing, Jevon Bolden joined Scholastic as Senior Editor, Tangarine Press and Scholastic Book Fairs. She was previously Senior Acquisitions Editor…Continue Reading

The 2015 Book Distributors Profiles

Publishing Trends has assembled an updated version of our annual book distribution chart. This year’s list includes 25 companies total, with the addition of Cardinal Publishers Group.  Of the 25, 14 are publishers with a distribution arm and 11 are distribution-only companies.  The trend of including digital distribution continues with 23 of the companies now offering digital services, up from…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 February 2015

PEOPLE Mitchell Klipper will retire from his position as CEO, Retail of Barnes & Noble in May.  He will continue to act as an advisor to the company moving forward. Michael Siglain is now Director, Creative Franchise at Lucasfilm Publishing.  Formerly, he was Executive Editor at Disney Book Group. Steve Quinn joined Perseus Book Group…Continue Reading

Publishing Trends Annual Contact Sheet 2013

For more than 15 years, Publishing Trends has published a range of annually updated contact sheets, focusing on everything from Freelance Publicity and Scouting, to more recent additions, like the App Developer Roundup. However, none of our contact sheets is as popular as our general US publishing industry contact sheet, which features publishers large and small, accounts, trade…Continue Reading

People Roundup, September 2011

PEOPLE Judy Hottensen is resigning as Publisher of Weinstein Books to return to Grove/Atlantic, where she worked from 1992 to 2005.  She will become Associate Publisher, taking over duties from Eric Price (whose departure was announced last month in PT). Elisabeth Schmitz has been promoted to VP, Editorial Director and Deb Seager has been promoted…Continue Reading

Book View, August 2008

PEOPLE Rodale President Karen Rinaldi announced that Colin Dickerman and Pam Krauss have been named VP, Publishing Directors. Dickerman will join effective September 2 and will be responsible for Rodale’s narrative nonfiction list. He was most recently Publisher of Bloomsbury USA. Krauss will join effective August 25 and will oversee the illustrated list, including cookbooks….Continue Reading

International Bestsellers: Translating Math for the Masses

What Jostein Gaarder did for philosophy, Tefkros Michailidis seems to be doing for mathematics, bringing the history of math to the mainstream in novel form. A high school teacher by trade, a translator of math-inspired fiction and non-fiction by night, and now a debut novelist, Michailidis, with Pythagorean Crimes (POLIS), continues a trend in Greece…Continue Reading

International Bestsellers: Running for Cover

Swede Heads for the Hills, Plato’s PR at the Bar, Ultra-Marathoner Darts Through Europe A long-forgotten hero of speed gets his moment on the proverbial winner’s podium in German author Marc Buhl’s biathlon of fact and fiction, RASHIDA or THE RACE TO THE SOURCE OF THE NILE. Mensen Ernst was born in the late 18th…Continue Reading

Book View, May 2005

PEOPLE April began with the front page NYT story about Judith Regan’s move to LA – a story whose significance is still somewhat unclear. Then real news came of Scholastic‘s Barbara Marcus leaving in June and being succeeded by Disney‘s Lisa Holton. Changes at Rodale include the just announced resignation of Amy Rhodes, Publisher of…Continue Reading