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  • Mavjee to Join Macmillan in New Exec Role

    Macmillan Publishers has announced that former Crown Publishing Group president and publishers Maya Mavjee will be joining the company on March 1 as president, publishing strategy, reporting to John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan.

  • PW Notables of the Year: Randall White

    Educational Development Corp. posted sales of $32.5 million in fiscal 2015, with earnings of under $1 million. By fiscal 2018, revenue had soared to $112 million and profits topped $5 million, but Randall White acknowledges that EDC had lots of challenges in dealing with the explosive growth.

  • PW Notables of the Year: David Moberg

    David Moberg has worked in Christian publishing since 1975 and played a crucial role in bringing Thomas Nelson and Zondervan together under the HarperCollins Christian Publishing umbrella.

  • PW Notables of the Year: Glory Edim

    Well-Read Black Girl, a fast-growing literary community of black female book lovers founded by Glory Edim, began as an affectionate T-shirt conceived and executed by Edim’s boyfriend. “Well-Read Black Girl was a nickname he had for me,” Edim says. “It was sweet and creative.”

  • PW Notables of the Year: Moira Donegan

    Shortly after the 'New York Times' and the 'New Yorker' jointly reported on the sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet called Shitty Media Men began to circulate, particularly among women, in New York City media and publishing circles.

  • PW Notables of the Year: Madeline McIntosh

    Penguin Random House US CEO McIntosh’s biggest move came in mid-October, when she announced the merger of the Crown Publishing Group and the Random House Publishing Group.

  • PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

    For the first time, rather than saluting one person, PW is honoring six publishers—all with books related to President Donald Trump, who dominated debate in the industry.

  • Meghan O'Rourke Tapped as 'Yale Review' Editor

    Poet Meghan O'Rourke has been named the next editor of the 'Yale Review,' succeeding acting editor Harold Augenbraum on July 1 of next year, the 200th anniversary of the journal's founding.

  • Maya C. Popa Joins 'PW' as Poetry Reviews Editor

    Maya C. Popa has joined 'Publishers Weekly' as its new poetry reviews editor. She is a widely published poet and critic, and will be responsible for editing reviews of poetry collections at the magazine.

  • AWP Leaders, Former Conference Director Exchange Public Barbs

    After former AWP conference director Christian Teresi wrote an essay that leveled a host of charges against the organization, the AWP board fired back, claiming the organization is in much better shape than it was six months ago.

  • Rappaport to Succeed Fine as Open Road Publisher

    Philip Rappaport has been promoted to senior v-p and publisher of Open Road Integrated Media succeeding Jon Fine who is joining American Media as deputy counsel.

  • Szczerban to Helm New Imprint at Little, Brown

    Michael Szczerban has been named v-p and editorial director of a new, as-yet-unnamed imprint at Little, Brown and Company dedicated to illustrated books.

  • Change Coming to Touchstone After Moldow Exit

    The staff at Touchstone will join either Atria or Gallery Books following the imminent departure of Susan Moldow, publisher of Touchstone.

  • Susan Moldow to Retire from S&S

    The president of the Scribner Publishing Group and publisher of Touchstone will retire at the end of the year.

  • Schrank to Succeed Rubin at Holt; Klonsky Up at PBYR

    Ben Schrank, former president and publisher of Razorbill, has been named to succeed Steve Rubin at Henry Holt, and Penguin Young Readers has promoted Jen Klonsky to the newly-created position of president and publisher of Putnam Books for Young Readers and Razorbill.

  • Berrett-Koehler CEO Transitioning to Editor Role

    Steve Piersanti, president and CEO of Berrett-Koehler, is moving away from his managerial role at the publisher into a full-time editorial position.

  • DK Restructures U.S. Management

    DK is reorganizing its North American leadership structure, according to a letter from Mary Marotta, senior v-p, to staff. Among the changes is the appointment of Carol Stokke as the head of the sales team.

  • David Rosenthal to Join HMH as Editor-at-Large

    David Rosenthal, whose Blue Rider Press imprint was shuttered last year by Penguin Random House, is joining Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He has been tapped as an editor-at-large at HMH.

  • PW Star Watch 2018 Honorees

  • PW Star Watch 2018 Finalists

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