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  • Book by 'Fixer Upper' Stars Has Blockbuster First Week

    'The Magnolia Story' by Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper,' sold more than 121,000 print copies in its first week on sale, according to Nielsen BookScan.

  • The Small Press Getting a Big Boost from an NBA Nod

    Most of the nominees on this year's National Book Foundation's '5 Under 35' list are published by two of the country’s largest houses. Except for S. Li, whose tiny publisher has no distributor, or even a central office.

  • Adam Bellow to Launch New Politics Imprint at SMP

    St. Martin's Press has announced the imminent launch of a new, as-yet-untitled imprint, which will publish books focusing on political and current affairs. Adam Bellow will lead the line as editorial director, effective October 24.

  • Bankrupt Shipping Company Causing Woes for Publishers

    Difficulties facing the Korea-based Hanjin Shipping Company, which filed for bankruptcy in August, are affecting U.S. publishers. The company has seen dozens of its ships—some carrying significant orders from trade houses—stranded at sea, or seized by creditors.

  • Abrams to Launch New 'Text-Driven' Imprint

    Abrams has announced plans to launch an as-yet-unnamed imprint with a focus on narrative nonfiction. Jamison Stoltz has been brought aboard as executive editor, effective immediately.

  • Current Affairs Drive the Mission (and Revenue) at Haymarket Books

    Though Haymarket has always been a mission-driven press, its focus on books on hot-button topics written by prominent authors has proven to be strong revenue generator.

  • PRH Canada Launches New Penguin Teen Imprint

    Penguin Random House Canada has announced the creation of a new imprint for young adult titles, called Penguin Teen.

  • Theresa Thompson Named President at Sterling Publishing

    Theresa Thompson, formerly executive v-p of Sterling Publishing, has been promoted to president of the publisher, effective immediately.

  • Rupi Kaur to Publish Two with Andrews McMeel

    Andrews McMeel Publishing and Simon & Schuster Canada will publish two new books of poetry by Rupi Kaur. The two publishers share world English rights, and the first book, currently untitled, in the two-book deal is set to publish in the fall of 2017.

  • SMP Launching Crossover Imprint, Wednesday Books

    The new imprint will publish YA and adult titles focused on coming-of-age themes.

  • At 30, Amistad Press Looks Ahead

    Three decades after its founding, Amistad continues to be a major platform for diversity in publishing.

  • Here, There, Elsewhere: Archipelago Books Launches a Children's Imprint

    A new venture is in the works for Archipelago Books – Elsewhere Editions, a children's imprint – with its first titles to be released in spring 2017.

  • Abrams Plus to Launch with Jess Brallier at Helm

    The newly-named group of businesses is comprised of Abrams gift and stationery line, and the publisher's e-book and digital businesses. Jess Brailer will oversee the unit as v-p and publisher.

  • Harlequin Launches New Fiction Imprint

    The new imprint will publish "commercial women’s fiction with a relationship element woven through,” Harelquin said. First titles are due out in September 2017.

  • PRH and Crown Launch Serialized Email Newsletter Series

    Season of Stories will be an 11-week email newsletter presenting serialized daily excerpts from works of short fiction by authors like Anthony Marra and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

  • NBF to Conduct Translation Study

    The National Book Foundation will conduct a study of translation in the United States. The study will be funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

  • Milkweed Publisher Ventures Into the Wild to Acquire Book

    Daniel Slager paddled into Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area to acquire a book by two outdoor adventurers who had been camping out in the region for nearly a year.

  • Cover Story: 'The Guineveres'

    After the ARCs went out for Sarah Domet's debut novel, its cover went through a complete redesign. Here's why.

  • After ‘Tough’ Year, BISG Refocuses

    In his first address since being named BISG executive director, Brian O’Leary acknowledged the challenges the group faces, and stressed the importance of focusing on the organization’s fundamental work.

  • Changes Coming This Fall for Spanish-Language Publishers

    The change of seasons has brought changes in the landscape of Spanish-language book publishing. In September, the Celebra imprint announced that it will stop acquiring new titles, and the Sélector USA imprint launched.

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