Tag Archives: Doubleday

People Roundup, November 2013

PEOPLE Scribner President Susan Moldow announced that Stacy Creamer, VP and Publisher of Touchstone, will be leaving the company and that Moldow would serve as Interim Publisher. Yale University Press announced that it has appointed Benjamin Schwarz as Consulting Editor, based in LA, where he will acquire books in the areas of history, biography, and…Continue Reading

International Bestseller Lists, September 2013

Every month, Publishing Trends runs Fiction international bestseller lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Those books that have been published in English are listed with their official English-language title. All others are translated as literally as possible from the original. Where applicable, the US publisher is listed after the local publisher, separated by a “/”. The lists are taken from…Continue Reading

International Bestseller Lists, August 2013

Every month, Publishing Trends runs Fiction international bestseller lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain–with one rotating slot devoted to another territory of interest. August’s featured list is from Russia and is taken from the major bookseller Biblio-Globus, which updates their bestseller list weekly. (With thanks to Will Evans, Publisher at Deep Vellum, for his generous guidance on Russian bestseller lists). Those books…Continue Reading

International Bestseller Lists, July 2013

Every month, Publishing Trends runs Fiction international bestseller lists from four territories–France, Germany, Italy, and Spain–with one rotating slot devoted to a list from the country featured in that month’s International Article. In connection with this month’s International feature, July’s featured list is from Hong Kong and lists overall Chinese-language bestsellers, all nonfiction. Those books that have been published in English…Continue Reading

How to Get Your Second Job in Publishing

(Written from interviews conducted by Elisabeth Watson and Kimberly Lew) Getting your foot in the door is important, but it’s also only the first step in building a career in the publishing industry. Though there have been many articles and stories about how to navigate a first job, very few delve into what happens next….Continue Reading

People Roundup, March 2013

PEOPLE Charlie Winton, Chairman, CEO and Publisher of Counterpoint, announced today that he will step down as Publisher of the company. Rolph Blythe has been named Publisher of Counterpoint/Soft Skull and will begin at the Counterpoint offices in Berkeley on May 1, 2013. Winton will remain Chairman and CEO, and will also continue to acquire…Continue Reading

People Roundup, January 2013

PEOPLE Charlie Conrad will be joining Gotham Books as Executive Editor; he was previously Vice President and Executive Editor at Crown Trade, a division of Random House. Allison Devlin has been appointed VP Marketing Director at Running Press, replacing Craig Herman. She has been Marketing Director at Crown, overseeing the Potter Craft, Watson Guptill and Martha…Continue Reading

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

Publishers Offering Creative Writing Classes, in the UK and Beyond

In a world where “content and form can be easily separated, writers…are nothing short of desperate to understand the change that technology has forced upon traditional publishing,” writes Jason Allen Ashlock, President of Movable Type Management, in a recent Digital Book World post. In the interest of authors being better informed, some publishers are getting…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-June 2012

PEOPLE Stefan von Holtzbrinck has announced a reorganization of the Georg von Holtzbrinck organization, effective July 2.  The group will now be composed of three divisions: Global Trade, Global Science and Education, and Holtzbrinck Media.  The global trade division, managed by current Macmillan US CEO John Sargent, will consist of all the consumer book publishing operations…Continue Reading