Tag Archives: Brettne Bloom

People Roundup, October 2012

PEOPLE The Ingram Content Group has made two new executive appointments: Kelly Gallagher has been named VP of Content Acquisition. He was VP of Publishing Services at Bowker. He will join Ingram October 8, as will Pep Carrera, who has been named Chief Information Officer. Jessica Schmidt joins Perseus Distribution as Associate Director of Client…Continue Reading

Bookview, June 2005

PEOPLE As we move into summer, some job changes include geographic movement, along with the usual hopping across town: Close to home Laurie Rippon, Publisher of CollinsDesign, is leaving HarperCollins effective July 31. She may be contacted through the company until then. Meanwhile, Steve Wasserman, fresh from his LA Times gig, is once again a…Continue Reading

Of Attorneys and Agents

When should an author sign up an attorney to clinch a book deal, rather than an agent? It’s a delicate question in the book world, but here’s one straight-up answer: when you’ve got a six-figure-plus deal, and you’re one of the most famous faces on the planet. “Mrs. Clinton’s deal was publicly known to be…Continue Reading