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Your Guide to Film Scouts: Reeling and Dealing 2013 Contact Sheet

Following our Who’s Scouting Whom sheet giving contact information for a host of literary scouts, we are also releasing Reeling and Dealing, a sheet with contact information for film scouts who work with the book industry. Many minor updates have been added to previous years’ versions, and this year’s new additions include Netflix, The Smiley Group, and New Leaf Literary and Media. Click the image…Continue Reading

People Roundup, February 2013

PEOPLE Mary Ann Naples has been named the new Publisher of Rodale Books.  She was Chief Business Development Officer at Zola and previously VP Talent, Head of Curator Team at Open Sky. Eric Price has been appointed Director of Sales, Marketing, and Publicity for Quercus‘ new US operation.  He was most recently at Grove Atlantic. David Boyle joins HarperCollins in the newly created role of SVP,…Continue Reading

Making BEA As Simple As ABC: Quick Links to all things BookExpo America 2012

As though navigating endless booths at the Javits Center isn’t an overwhelming enough endeavor, throw in many collocated events with various websites and it’s easy to see how you can feel a little lost preparing for the 2012 BookExpo America (BEA). With the big event quickly approaching, we thought we would pull together a quick…Continue Reading

People Roundup, February 2012

PEOPLE The Weinstein Company and The Perseus Books Group announced a new publishing duo to lead their Weinstein Books co-publishing venture — Georgina Levitt as Publishing Director and Amanda Murray.  Levitt was previously Associate Publisher of Vanguard Press and Murray was mostly recently Senior Editor at S&S. HarperCollins announced that Angela Tribelli has been appointed…Continue Reading

Flash-Sale Models and Publishers’ Place in the Changing Landscape of Online Retail

[This is an excerpt of an article, Not So Fast: Flash-Sale Models and Publishers’ Place in the Changing Landscape of Online Retail, which was published in the September issue of Publishing Trends. To receive our newsletter in full, find out how to purchase a subscription here.] Since Publishing Trends last covered them in December 2010, flash-sales have…Continue Reading

DM Days with DM Hints

Imagine attending the Direct Marketing Days NY conference at Javits, and finding out that the thumping music, whirling characters and international crowd are there for Licensing Show, not the lettershops and list brokers. But whatever DMD Days doesn’t have, it can claim to have a corner on e-commerce. This was not always so: for years,…Continue Reading

Bookview, December 2006

PEOPLE Will Kiester is returning to the US after 18-months in Australia at Murdoch Books, to become Publisher of Fairwinds Press, an imprint of Rockport Publications. Previously, He had been at Quarto. Kaylee Davis’ position at Bookspan’s Children’s BOMC/KBP was eliminated in a reorganization. The company has decided to focus the club in a more…Continue Reading

Bookview, November 2005

PEOPLE Big moves this fall, with the news that FSG’s Editor-in-Chief John Glusman is stepping down at the end of the year, and that Annik LaFarge will move to Bloomsbury to become Publishing Director, starting November 14. Her position at Crown has been filled by Heather Jackson, who leaves Rodale after 2 years. HarperCollins announced…Continue Reading

Bookview, October 2005

PEOPLE Jean Feiwel, Senior VP and Publisher is leaving Scholastic at the end of October after 22 years with the company. Trade Sales Director Jack Perry, who came to Scholastic from Sourcebooks last year, is also leaving. Ann Marie Resnick has been hired for the new position of VP, Marketing and Promotion in the book…Continue Reading

High Fidelity?

MP3 Audio Is the Next Big Thing. Unless It’s Audiobook Suicide. The average Los Angeles motorist now spends 136 hours per year sitting stock-still in traffic, according to the landmark Texas Transportation Institute study, and audiobook publishers are thrilled. Indeed, the apocalyptic fate of our nation’s highway infrastructure is rehearsed by audio industry brass with…Continue Reading