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  • Schroder, Edelstein Join Scribd

    Scribd has named Charlie Schroder head of domestic content acquisition and new verticals, and appointed Liz Edelstein as its director of original content strategy and operations.

  • Three Agents Resign After Red Sofa Literary Owner's Tweet

    Three literary agents affiliated with Red Sofa Literary, a boutique agency in St. Paul, Minn., resigned this past weekend after its principal tweeted that she was calling police to report looting on her block.

  • Karp Named CEO of Simon & Schuster

    Jonathan Karp, who joined S&S in June 2010 as publisher of Simon & Schuster’s flagship imprint and was promoted to president and publisher of Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing in 2018, has been tapped to succeed the late Carolyn Reidy as president and CEO.

  • Carolyn Reidy’s Rich Legacy

    The S&S CEO left behind a prospering publishing company and earned the respect and affection of the book world.

  • Colleagues Remember Carolyn Reidy

    The sudden death of Carolyn Reidy yesterday morning left many in publishing stunned. Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs remembered her as a woman "with great range, intellect, and joie de vivre." Agent Gail Hochman added, "I think there will be many candles lit for her."

  • CEO of Follett Corp. Retires

    After serving as president and CEO of Follett Corp. for a little more than two years, Pat Connolly has retired. Company chairman Todd
    Litzsinger will take over Connolly's duties as acting president and CEO.

  • Artist Relief Reports First Round of Emergency Grants, Survey Results

    More than 55,000 applicants applied to Artist Relief to receive the first round of 200, $5,000 emergency relief grants for artists in need due to the pandemic.

  • Brody Named V-p, Publisher at HMH

    Deb Brody has been named v-p and publisher of the adult trade division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Brody is replacing Bruce Nichols, who was just hired as publisher of Little, Brown.

  • HMH's Bruce Nichols Tapped to Head Little, Brown

    Bruce Nichols has been named publisher of Little, Brown, filling a void that has been open since Reagan Arthur was hired as Sonny Mehta's replacement at Knopf.

  • Arts Funders Launch Artist Pandemic Relief Fund

    In response to the impact of the pandemic on the arts community, a multi-disciplinary coalition of arts organizations have joined together to launch Artist Relief, a nonprofit fund that will award $5,000 grants to individual artists facing economic need due to Covid-19.

  • GLIBA Director Larry Law's Letter on His Experience Surviving the Coronavirus

    Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association executive director Larry Law opens up in a letter to members about his experience with the new coronavirus as a public service. Law is recovering in quarantine.

  • An Editor Remembers Clive Cussler

    Neil Nyren, who edited more than 50 of the late adventure writer's books, on the Clive Cussler he knew.

  • DK Getting New Leader

    Carsten Coesfeld has been named to succeed Ian Hudson as CEO of DK beginning March 9.
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  • Mark Waid Named Humanoids Publisher

    Humanoids, the Los Angeles-based comics publisher, has named comics writer Mark Waid its publisher. Waid will report to Humanoids CEO Fabrice Giger, who was previously CEO and publisher.

  • Sarah Crichton Named Editor-in-Chief at Holt

    Amy Einhorn, president and publisher of Henry Holt, has named Sarah Crichton v-p and editor-in-chief of the Macmillan division. She will start April 6.

  • B&NE Makes Changes in Retail Unit

    Under the realignment, Jonathan Shar and Lisa Malat have been promoted to new positions, and Barry Brover’s positions as executive v-p of operations for B&NE and executive v-p of B&N College have been eliminated.

  • Gadsby Stepping Back at Rowman & Littlefield

    Oliver Gadsby, who launched Rowman & Littlefield International in London in 2013 and was responsible for the academic and professional division for parent company Rowman & Littlefield, is stepping back from his executive role with R&L at the end of February.

  • Custom House Gets New Leadership

    Custom House founding editor Geoff Shandler has stepped down from that role and has been replaced by Peter Hubbard as v-p and editorial director and Kate Nintzel as executive editor.

  • Reagan Arthur to Head Knopf; Maya Mavjee Returns to PRH

    Little, Brown senior v-p and publisher Reagan Arthur has been named executive v-p and publisher of Knopf, Pantheon, and Schocken, among other big changes at the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

  • Changes at PRH Audio, Sub Rights

    In a series of changes at Penguin Random House, Lance Fitzgerald is moving from v-p and director of subsidiary rights for Crown into a new role at PRH’s audio group, and Denise Cronin has been promoted to executive director of sub rights for all of Random House.

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