Tag Archives: Michael Cunningham

To Bee or Not to Bee

This year the fourth annual Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Spelling Bee kicked off to an earlier start, further downtown and in a more corporate locale (the Riverhouse Sales & Discovery center – purveyor of eco condos – rather than Exit Art – purveyor of contemporary art), but the beloved hosts, remained the…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, April 2006

PEOPLE Brian Napack has been named President of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. In the newly created position, Napack will share general management responsibilities with CEO John Sargent over all of Holtzbrinck’s divisions, including both trade and educational operations. Steve Sorrentino, most recently an author (Luncheonette) has gone to B&N as Director, Author Promotions & Special…Continue Reading

NEA at the Barricades

The Cultural Agency Gets Real on Books Chances are the National Endowment for the Arts ranks somewhere down there between, say, Sears and Pets.com on the candidate list for publishers’ future business partners. But the organization that helps fund National Poetry Month and gave Michael Cunningham a fellowship more than a decade ago has re-branded…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2000

PEOPLE A month into the naughts, let’s recap some recent moves: Greg Tobin leaves Ballantine after seven months as VP, Editor in Chief, to try his hand as a full time author. He has a two-book contract with St. Martin’s/Tor Books’ Tom Doherty. . . . Alun Davies, longtime head of BDD’s international division, moves…Continue Reading