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  • Susan Spilka’s New Career

    After working for exactly 20 years at John Wiley & Sons (joining and leaving the company on June 1), Susan Spilka faced an uncertain future in her professional life.

  • Coram Williams Named Pearson CFO

    Coram Williams, global and U.S. CFO of Penguin Random House, has been promoted to CFO of PRH parent company Pearson, effective July 1.

  • Shoemaker Named President at PGW

    Sean Shoemaker has been named president at Publishers Group West, following the retirement of Susan Reich.

  • Sales Rep Ted Heinecken to Retire

    After 50 years in book publishing, Ted Heinecken, who started his career in 1963 as a Midwest sales rep for Oxford University Press, will retire from Fuji Associates on February 28.

  • Authors on the Air February 10, 2015: David and Jason Benham

    David and Jason Benham, authors of 'Whatever the Cost: Facing Your Fears, Dying to Your Dreams, and Living Powerfully' (W Publishing Group/HarperCollins, 9780718032999), will appear on 'Fox & Friends' on Tuesday, February 10.

  • Tim Dorsey Hits the Road

    The author is on tour following the release of his 18th book, 'Shark Skin Suite,' the latest in his comic series featuring the fictional Florida serial killer Serge Storms.

  • Changes to HBG Sales Unit; Epstein Named V-P

    Dave Epstein has been promoted to v-p of retail sales, and will oversee sales of both adult and children's books to all traditional retail accounts.

  • Four Questions For...'Girl on the Train' Editor Sarah McGrath

    We chatted with the Riverhead editor-in-chief about the thriller's meteoric rise.

  • Loft's Executive Director To Step Down

    Jocelyn Hale announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from her post at the Minneapolis literary center, where she spent years as director and another five as board member.

  • Publishing, After a Life in Publishing

    Besides sharing years of experience in traditional publishing, the trio of Pat Mulcahy, Philip Turner, and Joan Hilty have other things in common. They have all managed to re-create themselves for a new era in the publishing industry.

  • Authors on the Air January 22, 2015: Brian Krebs

    Brian Krebs, author of 'Spam Nation' (Sourcebooks, 9781402295614), will appear on the 'Diane Rehm Show' on Thursday, January 22.

  • Karyn Marcus Returning to S&S

    Karyn Marcus is returning to Simon & Schuster as a senior editor, starting February 2.

  • Klipper to Retire from B&N in May

    Mitchell Klipper, who during his 28-year career at Barnes & Noble oversaw many of the company’s store initiatives, including its launch of superstores, will retire May 2.

  • Maciag, Cummings to Retire at HBG

    At Hachette Book Group, Tom Maciag, executive v-p and chief financial officer, and Gerry Cummings, senior v-p for distribution, will be retiring in the coming months.

  • Authors on the Air January 8, 2015: Nicholas Carlson

    Nicholas Carlson, author of 'Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!' (Twelve, 9781455556618), will appear on Bloomberg Radio 'Taking Stock' on Thursday, January 8; and MSNBC's 'The Cycle' on Friday, January 9.

  • Promotions, Reorg at Rodale

    The publisher has promoted Mary Ann Naples from v-p and publisher of Rodale Books to senior v-p and publisher. With her promotion, come a number of other hires, and structural tweaks to the books division at the company.

  • Morin Adds President Duties at Ingram

    Shawn Morin, chief operating officer of Ingram Content Group since June 2012, has taken on the additional responsibilities of president.

  • New Contact Info for Shanks

    David Shanks, former CEO of Penguin Group USA, fulfilled his contractual obligations to Penguin Random House as of December 31, 2014. He can be reached at his new email address,

  • Children's Job Moves: December 2014

    New job announcements in children's publishing for December 2014.

  • Aiken Updates on Battle with ALS

    On his blog, Paul Aiken, former executive director of the Authors Guild, revealed that he has found success in using corticosteroids to combat his ALS/MND symptoms.

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