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  • Foy Retires from TDA, Succeeded by Pillai

    Fritz Foy has retired as president and publisher of Tom Doherty Associates and Devi Pillai has been promoted into both positions, effective immediately.

  • Bryerman Named PW CEO

    Cevin Bryerman has been promoted to CEO of PWxyz, parent company of 'PW,' and remains publisher of the magazine. Carl Pritzkat has been named chief operating officer, while Jim Milliot, Diane Roback, and Jonny Segura have been promoted to senior v-p. Joe Murray and Ryk Hsieh have both been promoted to v-p.

  • Mashariki to Head Audible Studios

    Audible has tapped Zola Mashariki to head Audible Studios. She will lead the creation of all original content at the studio and oversee its operations, as well as develop and implement content strategy.

  • Honoring Anthony Veasna So—with His Own Work and a New Award

    This August, Ecco will publish 'Afterparties,' the debut story collection by Anthony Veasna So, who died unexpectedly last year at 28. His colleagues, friends, and loved ones are working to honor his memory—including with the launch of a new fiction prize in his name at 'n+1' magazine.

  • Trade Publishing Segments Have Fast Start to 2021

    A 29.2% sales increase in adult trade titles and a 11.8% gain in sales in the children’s/young adult segment led to a 10.3% increase in January industry sales over January 2020 for the 1,359 publishers who report results to AAP’s StatShot program.

  • Mikyla Bruder to Succeed Jeff Belle at Amazon Publishing

    Jeff Belle, who has overseen Amazon Publishing since its launch in 2009, will leave Amazon this summer. Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing since 2015, has been named to succeed Belle as head of Amazon Publishing Worldwide.

  • Saying Farewell to PW’s First Lady

    Colleagues and former coworkers share memories of Daisy Maryles, who died on March 18.

  • Meet BISG's Kris Kliemann

    In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. We conclude the series today with Kris Kliemann, president of Kliemann & Company, a firm that advises clients on all rights-related issues. As chair of the BISG rights committee, Kliemann discusses why everyone in publishing should be rights nerds.

  • Meet BISG's Claire Holloway

    In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Claire Holloway, manager of data management and e-book services at Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, talks about ONIX and how joining BISG spurred her to get a MLIS degree.

  • Meet BISG's Connie Harbison

    In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Connie Harbison, director of authority control at Baker & Taylor and chair of the subject codes committee, talks about BISAC updates.

  • Meet BISG's Rachel Comerford

    In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Rachel Comerford of Macmillan Learning provides some insights into new developments in BISG's workflow committee.

  • Meet BISG's Rebecca Burgoyne

    In a week-long series, 'PW' talks with the chairs of BISG's five committees. Today, Rebecca Burgoyne, executive director of operations for the United Methodist Publishing House, discusses how she became involved with BISG's supply chain committee.

  • Bill Hamilton Leaves the 'Times' for Celadon

    Veteran newspaper editor Bill Hamilton, currently the Washington editor at the 'New York Times,' is joining Celadon Books as executive editor on April 5, acquiring and editing nonfiction.

  • Lit Agent Brooks Sherman Leaves Agency, Dropped by Authors

    Brooks Sherman is no longer affiliated with Janklow & Nesbit Associates, where he has worked since 2017. Shortly after the surfacing of allegations of misconduct against the agent, bestselling author Angie Thomas, among other clients, has severed her ties.

  • Ruth Dickey Takes Over at the National Book Foundation

    The National Book Foundation has named Ruth Dickey, who currently heads Seattle Arts & Lectures, its next executive director, succeeding Lisa Lucas. She will start on May 17.

  • Rhorer to Head New S&S Imprint

    Richard Rhorer, deputy publisher of the Simon & Schuster trade imprint, will leave that position on March 15 to become publisher of a new, yet-to-be-named lifestyle imprint.

  • Wan to Retire from Harvard Business Publishing

    Harvard Business Publishing CEO David Wan will retire this coming June after leading the publisher since 2002. Josh Macht, senior v-p and chief product innovation officer, will take over as acting CEO upon Wan’s retirement until a permanent successor to Wan is found.

  • Loh Leaving Bloomsbury Amid Restructuring

    Following the restructuring of the consumer division of Bloomsbury USA, publishing director Cindy Loh and two other employees are leaving the publisher. Adrienne Vaughan, Bloomsbury USA executive director and COO, will assume the publishing director duties.

  • Organization Advocating Against Gun Violence Launches Book Club

    Everytown for Gun Safety is launching, through its grassroots division Moms Demand Action, a book club for its six million supporters intended to inform them about movements intersecting with their own advocacy.

  • As Revenue Tops $380 Billion, Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO

    Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, will hand over the CEO duties to Andy Jassy, head of Amazon Web Services, this summer. The company reported that sales in the year jumped 38% over 2019, to $386.1 billion, and earnings skyrocketed 84%.

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