Tag Archives: National Book Awards

People Round-Up, Mid-September 2016

PEOPLE As reported earlier, Ronald Boire is leaving his position as CEO of Barnes & Noble. Owner and founder Len Riggio will re-assume CEO functions until a successor is named. At Bloomsbury US, Cindy Loh has been promoted to the newly-created role of VP and Publishing Director of Consumer Publishing. Dr. Adam Black will join…Continue Reading

Columbia Publishing Course Super-Grad 2016

As ever, this year’s Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) Graduates are a remarkable group. Per our tradition here at Publishing Trends, we’ve put together one preternaturally talented graduate profile from the most interesting parts of the biographies of this year’s graduates. With the exception of some connecting phrases, the words are the students’ own. *** Typical…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/25-11/29

Every week we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know.  A new study from Voxburner finds that young people prefer physical books to ebooks. Thad McIlroy explores the ease,…Continue Reading

Best of the Best: What Book Awards Are Doing to Stand Out from the Crowd

As the minutes before the National Book Awards ceremony tick down, PT was curious about the changing state of US book prizes generally. According to a 2009 white paper by management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the prize industry is growing faster than any other philanthropic sector. The business of prizes has become so large as…Continue Reading

Bookview, January 2007

PEOPLE On December 15, two hundred and fifteen years after the Bill of Rights was ratified (in case you had lost perspective), Judith Regan was dismissed from HarperCollins. Maureen Egen, Deputy Chairman and Publisher of the Hachette Book Group USA, will step down from those roles January 1 and will leave the company by the…Continue Reading

Bookview, October 2006

PEOPLE David Nudo has left The NYT where he was Managing Director of book advertising to become Publisher of Publishers Weekly assuming overall business and editorial responsibility for the magazine. Nudo had earlier worked at Library Journal. PW Editor-in-Chief Sara Nelson tells PT “I am thrilled to have someone of David’s talent and experience as…Continue Reading

Bookview, June 2006

PEOPLE Libby Jordan, SVP Associate Publisher, Collins will be leaving the company at the end of June. She may be reached at libbyjordan@mac.com or 917.855.8377. Meanwhile, Marion Maneker announced that the Collins Business imprint has hired Ethan Friedman, from St. Martin’s, as an Editor, and Genoveva Llosa as an Associate Editor. She was at Crown…Continue Reading

Bookview, May 2006

PEOPLE Betsy Groban has been named VP Publisher of Children’s Books at Houghton Mifflin. She had previously been at WGBH and prior to that, at Little, Brown. Earlier this month Linda Magram was promoted to the new position of Director of Marketing for the entire children’s book group, adding responsibilities for such imprints as Kingfisher…Continue Reading

Book View, November 2003

PEOPLE CDS’ Stanley Cohen has taken a leave of absence and Steve Black has stepped in as Acting Sales Director. David Wilk, VP of Client Services and Business Development, has taken over some responsibilities and a new Client Services Manager, Kerry Liebling, has been hired. Erin McHugh has been named Director of Creative Services, Trade…Continue Reading

Book View, December 2002

PEOPLE Simon & Schuster’s various imprints have been trimmed over the past few weeks: Rachel Klayman has been laid off from The Free Press, Jeff Neuman has left S&S (and may be reached at neudors@yahoo.com), and Rosemary Ahern (who arrived from Dutton less than two years ago), and Kim Kanner and an assistant have departed…Continue Reading