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  • PW Notables of the Year: Marcus Leaver

    Following record revenue of over $182 million in 2015, Quarto posted an 8% sales increase in the first half of 2016 over the comparable period of 2015, and CEO Marcus Leaver is hopeful that the publisher will have a fourth straight year of sales increases in 2016.

  • PW Notables of the Year: Rupi Kaur

    Rupi Kaur, a Canadian poet, writer, and spoken-word artist, may only be 24 years old, with only one book published to date.

  • PW Notables of the Year: Carla Hayden

    On October 21, just weeks after she was sworn in as the nation’s 14th librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden stunned observers by removing register of copyrights Maria Pallante.

  • Dominique Raccah: PW Person of the Year, 2016

    In recognition of her determination, creativity, and energy in making Sourcebooks one of the country’s leading independent publishers, Dominique Raccah is PW’s Person of the Year.

  • Sarah Smith Named Editorial Director at Amazon

    Sarah Smith has joined Amazon as editorial director for print and Kindle books, where she will oversee the books editorial team.

  • Popelars Named Associate Publisher at Algonquin

    Craig Popelars, a 22-year veteran at Algonquin Books, has been named associate publisher of its adult division, effective immediately.

  • Norton Names Steven Pace Director of Trade Sales

    Steven Pace, the sales director at Workman, will join W. W. Norton on January 2 as its new director of trade sales, replacing longtime v-p and trade sales director William F. Russin.

  • Jaime Carey Leaving Barnes & Noble

    Jaime Carey, the long-time B&N executive who was named head of the development and restaurant group in June, will leave the company in February after B&N determined he would no longer have his current duties.

  • Reidhead Succeeds McFeely as Norton President

    Julia A. Reidhead, v-p and publishing director of W.W. Norton’s college department, has been named to succeed W. Drake McFeely as president. Reidhead, who has been with Norton for 33 years, is the company's first woman president.

  • Raab, Futter to Step Down at GCP

    Grand Central Publishing president and publisher Jamie Raab and Deb Futter, v-p and editor-in-chief of hardcovers at GCP and publisher of Twelve Books, will both leave the company at the end of January.

  • Andy LeCount to Join HC as Sales Director

    Andy LeCount will join HarperCollins on December 29 as v-p and director of sales for general books, according to a letter from president of sales Josh Marwell to staff.

  • Stordahl Joins Holiday House

    Derek Stordahl, formerly executive v-p at Bloomsbury USA, has been appointed executive v-p and general manager of Holiday House Publishing.

  • Mahoney to Succeed Jensen at Chronicle Books

    Tyrrell Mahoney, currently v-p of sales and marketing, will take over as president of the publisher on January 3.

  • S&S Children's Hires Jason Wells, Expands Publicity and Marketing

    Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division has named Jason Wells to the newly created role of v-p of marketing and publicity, effective December 7, the first in a number of planned hires.

  • Megyn Kelly Hits the Road to Support Memoir

    The anchor of Fox News's top-rated cable news program 'The Kelly File' will take her show on the road for the first time, beginning November 28, in support of her memoir, 'Settle for More.'

  • George Gibson to Join Grove Atlantic

    Former Bloomsbury U.S. publishing director George Gibson is joining Grove Atlantic as executive editor.

  • New Chairman for Penguin Random House

    Philip Hoffman will succeed John Makinson as chairman of Penguin Random House.

  • PEN America Responds to Trump Victory

    The free speech organization issued a statement addressing the impending presidency of a man who has threatened to open up libel laws and showed deep disdain for the press.

  • Authors on the 2016 Presidential Election

    An election season that has proven particularly divisive sees authors weighing in on both sides of the aisle in spite of a primarily leftward lean.

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