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  • Waterhouse Returns to MHE as Levin Leaves

    McGraw-Hill Education announced that onetime president and CEO Buzz Waterhouse has been named to both those posts on an interim basis. He will succeed David Levin, who is leaving the company.

  • Napack Named CEO of Wiley

    Brian Napack, who has served in a host of corporate positions including as president of Macmillan, will start at John Wiley on December 4.

  • Childs to Retire from Globe Pequot

    Jim Childs will retire as publisher of Rowman & Littlefields’ trade division, Globe Pequot Press, on October 31. Until a replacement is found, Rowman & Littlefield CEO Jed Lyons will serve as publisher at-large.

  • Quarto Reorganizes U.K. Imprints

    The Quarto Group has reorganized some of its U.K.-based imprints in what the publisher calls "an effort to re-energize its publishing program, and keep it relevant to readers and customers in an ever-changing market."

  • Former 'Esquire' Editor Tapped for Job at Little Random

    Mark Warren, formerly an editor at 'Esquire,' has been named v-p and executive editor of the Random House imprint, effective October 16. At little Random, he will be acquiring nonfiction, with a focus on politics and history.

  • Canongate Acquires Severn House

    Canongate has bought Severn House Publishers, for an undisclosed sum, from owner Edwin Buckhalter. With the acquisition, Buckhalter will retain a consultancy role, while Severn publisher Kate Gibb has been promoted to COO of Canongate.

  • PW Star Watch 2017 Superstar: Gabriella Page-Fort

    Gabriella Page-Fort, editorial director at AmazonCrossing, was named PW Star Watch Superstar at a party at New York's Tao Downtown nightclub last night.

  • PW Star Watch 2017 Honorees

  • PW Star Watch 2017 Finalists

  • PW Star Watch 2017

    We profile 45 members of the publishing community who have drawn lots of attention early in their careers and from whom much more is expected.

  • Bergstrom Succeeding Burke at Gallery

    Jennifer Bergstrom has succeeded Louise Burke as publisher of the Gallery Book Group, the group's parent company, Simon & Schuster, has announced.

  • Morrow Publicity Adds Events Role

    William Morrow has named Shelby Meizlik to the newly-created role of v-p of special events and creative strategies. Kelly Rudolph has also been promoted to senior group publicity director, overseeing all imprints under the Morrow umbrella.

  • Slopianka Named Publisher of Harvest House

    Sherrie Slopianka has been named the new publisher of Harvest House Publishers, taking over for LaRae Weikert, who will step down at the end of the month.

  • Kakutani Leaving Times' Book Dept; Sehgal Stepping In

    Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for the 'New York Times,' is leaving her job in the books department. While the paper has not named a new chief critic, Parul Sehgal (formerly of PW) is joining the paper's team of daily critics.

  • Cristobal Pera Takes Over at Vintage Español

    Cristobal Pera is rejoining Penguin Random House after a two-year stint as a literary agent with The Wiley Agency.

  • Meet the Editor: Erroll McDonald

    McDonald talks about his 40 years at Random House, where he's edited Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Sarkozy, and others.

  • Huseby to Succeed Roberts at B&N Education

    Michael Huseby, who served as CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. and then executive chairman of B&N Education when that company was spun-off from B&N Inc., has been named to succeed Max Roberts as head of B&N Education.

  • New Executive Director, Publisher at Feminist Press

    Jamia Wilson has become both the youngest director in the 47-year history of the press, and the first woman of color to head the organization.

  • Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Life on Mars' has been named to the highest public office reserved for an American poet.

  • HarperCollins, Harlequin Shift Executive Leadership

    HarperCollins is making a number of changes to its international and North American executive teams three years after the acquisition of Harlequin.

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