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People Roundup, April 2014

PEOPLE Phaidon Press announced it has appointed Keith Fox as its new CEO.  Fox was previously President of McGraw Hill Construction Division, President of BusinessWeek, and McGraw Hill Professional; he will work out of the New York offices.  Jacky Klein will join Phaidon Press in June as Commissioning Editor, Art, working primarily out of the London offices. Previously, she was Commissioning Editor at Thames & Hudson London….Continue Reading

Publishing Trends Annual Contact Sheet 2013

For more than 15 years, Publishing Trends has published a range of annually updated contact sheets, focusing on everything from Freelance Publicity and Scouting, to more recent additions, like the App Developer Roundup. However, none of our contact sheets is as popular as our general US publishing industry contact sheet, which features publishers large and small, accounts, trade…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-September 2012

PEOPLE Random House has announced that Barbara Marcus will replace Chip Gibson as President and Publisher of Random House Children’s Books. Marcus spent 22 years as President of children’s book publishing and distribution for Scholastic, and most recently was an advisor for Open Road Media. Janet Goldstein has been named SVP, Editorial Director, Adult Books at National…Continue Reading

People Roundup, August 2012

PEOPLE Director at Janklow & Nesbit Tina Bennett has joined William Morris Endeavor‘s literary division as a partner in the New York office. She was at J&N for seventeen years and joins Eric Simonoff, who left Janklow for WME in 2009. Perseus Books Group’s VP Corporate Strategy & Business Development Clare Peeters, has left the company to join…Continue Reading

App Developer Round-up 2012

When Publishing Trends published its first App Developer Round-up in February 2011, the publishing world might have just then been reaching the height of app mania. Publishers were still flushed with excitement over the Great Downloading Spree of Christmas 2010; Kirkus had just announced the addition of a book app review section to every issue;…Continue Reading

People Roundup, May 2011

People Steve Wasserman has joined Yale University Press as Executive Editor-at-Large, General Interest books. He remains with Kneerim & Williams as a literary agent. He was previously Literary Editor of the LA Times and Editorial Director of Times Books. Literary agent David Hale Smith has joined Inkwell Management, bringing his own list with him. He…Continue Reading

Lessons from O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing 2010

“If you don’t eat your own children, someone else will”: That’s how Michael Mace, Principal of the Silicon Valley–based Rubicon Consulting, began his presentation, “Check Out My Scars: Seven Lessons from the Failure of E-Books in 2000, and What They Mean to the Future of Electronic Publishing,” at the 2010 O’Reilly Tools of Change for…Continue Reading

Book View, December 2009

PEOPLE ROUNDUP Madeline McIntosh has returned to Random House in the newly created position of President, Sales, Operations, and Digital. Her direct reports include Andrew Weber, SVP, Ops & Technology; Jaci Updike, SVP, Director, Random House Adult Sales; Joan DeMayo, SVP, Director, Children’s Sales and Director, Special Markets Sales; and Bonnie Ammer, EVP, International Sales….Continue Reading

Twitter Isn’t Stupid–But Publishers Need to Be Smart about Using It. Here’s How.

“Twitter is really the stupidest thing in the world,” Chris Brogan, blogger and social media expert, said in his Blogging and Social Media panel at the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishers conference in February. But he didn’t mean it. At first blush, Twitter does seem like a dumb idea. It describes itself as “a…Continue Reading

TOC: The Narrative Is Changing

On the final day of TOC, Tim O’Reilly gave his keynote, following on the heels of the inventive Nick Bilton from the NYT’s R&D labs. (Bilton created the interactive website for David Carr’s book.) Much of what he discussed was focused on the topic that was subsequently addressed at the next session, where a group…Continue Reading