Browse archive by date:
  • Obituary: Ellen V. LiBretto

    Ellen V. LiBretto, 66, passed away Saturday, May 4, after a brief illness. She held managerial positions in New York City public libraries, coordinating Young Adult services, training librarians working with teens, and coordinating adult materials.

  • Gregory Rogers, 1957-2013

    Australian author and illustrator Gregory Rogers died of stomach cancer in Brisbane on May 1. He was 55.

  • Obituary: John A. Ware

    John A. Ware, president of John A. Ware Literary Agency, died April 27 at age 71. He launched his literary agency in 1978 after working as an agent at Curtis Brown, preceded by eight years as an editor at Doubleday, where he was first to publish Tracy Kidder.

  • MacAdam Cage Founder David Poindexter Dies

    David Poindexter, founder of the San Francisco independent publishing house MacAdam Cage, died Monday after a bout with cancer.

  • Fredrick L. McKissack, 1939–2013

    Fredrick L. McKissack, who with his wife and partner Patricia created more than 100 books illuminating aspects of the African-American experience, died of heart failure on April 28.

  • Obituary: Greg Euson

    Greg Euson, who worked in publishing for almost 40 years at Random House, Houghton Mifflin, NTC Contemporary and McGraw-Hill, died last week at 61.

  • E.L. Konigsburg, 1930–2013

    Esteemed children's author E.L. Konigsburg, a two-time winner of the Newbery Medal, died on Friday at age 83.

  • Memorial Service Set for Ash Green

    A memorial service for longtime Knopf vice president and senior editor Ash Green will be held in New York at Cooper Union on Thursday, April 25 at 5:00 pm in the Great Hall.

  • Obituary: Melvin Weiner

    Melvin Weiner, sales manager at Sellers Publishing since 1994, died on April 8 at the age of 63.

  • Obituary: Marilyn Abel Dies at 74

    The longtime executive director of the Educational Book and Media Association, died on April 5 following a brief illness. She was 74 years old.

  • Peter Workman Dies at Age 74

    Peter Workman, who founded Workman Publishing in 1967 as a book packager and turned it into one of the country’s most successful independent publishers, died April 7 after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

  • Obituary: David Naylor

    An architectural historian, author of numerous books, and a consultant on America’s grand picture palaces, David Naylor died February 22 in Del Ray Beach, Florida, at age 57.

  • Obituary: Truman 'Mac' Talley

    Truman "Mac" Talley died on March 15 at the age of 88. Talley established his own imprint, Truman Talley Books, in 1980.

  • Obituary: Lothar Simon

    Lothar Simon, whose long publishing career included ownership of Sheridan House, died March 12 at the age of 74.

  • Obituary: Paul Orange

    Paul Orange, senior sales representative for Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. passed away on Sunday, February 17.

  • Obituary: Mark Linz

    Werner Mark Linz, founder of Continuum and director of American University in Cairo Press for more than 25 years, died February 9. Linz also held positions with McGraw-Hill and Seabury Press.

  • Obituary: George Lovitt

    George Lovitt, a publishing and advertising veteran of nearly 40 years, died February 6 at the age of 90. Lovitt began his publishing career in the late 1940s as a member of John Wiley & Sons.

  • Obituary: Jon Beckmann, Former Sierra Club Books Publisher, Dead at 76

    Jon Beckmann, the publisher of Sierra Club Books from 1973 to 1994, died on January 9, 2013 in Northern California. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Nina Ignatowicz

    Children's book editor Nina Ignatowicz died on January 19. She was 75. Ignatowicz began her career in children's books in 1961, when she was hired by Susan Hirschman to be the receptionist for Harper Junior Books.

  • Obituary: Jan Ormerod

    Australian-born author and illustrator Jan Ormerod died in Cambridge, England, on January 23 after a long illness. She was 67.

X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.