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  • B&N Fires CEO

    In a brief statement released late Tuesday afternoon, B&N said CEO Demos Parneros was terminated for “violations of the Company’s policies."

  • After Allegations of Misconduct, Teresi Steps Down at AWP

    Christian Teresi, the Association of Writers and Writing Program's conference director since 2008, has stepped down.

  • Lazarus Moving to Hachette's Sales Division

    Alison Lazarus, president of Macmillan’s sales division for more than to 20 years, will move to Hachette Book Group August 6 as executive v-p, director of sales.

  • Cheiffetz Joins Atria, Launches New Imprint

    Julia Cheiffetz has joined Simon & Schuster's Atria Publishing Group as v-p and publisher of a yet-to-be-named imprint, effective immediately.

  • Zoro Up at PRH

    Theresa Zoro has been promoted to executive v-p and executive creative director for marketing and public relations at Random House.

  • Von Moltke, D'Acierno, Dillon, Up at PRH

    Two months after being named CEO of Penguin Random House U.S., Madeline McIntosh has announced promotions for Nina von Moltke, Amanda D'Acierno, and Sanyu Dillon.

  • Crichton to Leave FSG at End of Year

    Sarah Crichton will leave Farrar, Straus and Giroux at the end of 2018 to pursue other opportunities, the publisher said.

  • Leaver Resigns from Quarto

    Less than a week after Laurence Orbach returned to the Quarto Group as executive chairman, Marcus Leaver resigned as CEO of the publisher.

  • Was a Hostile Work Environment Behind the Firing of AWP’s David Fenza?

    Controversy has dogged the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) since David Fenza, its longtime executive director, was fired on March 11. While the AWP board has not offered any explanation for Fenza's termination, former AWP president Rita Dove claims she was told a hostile work environment was behind his ouster.

  • NEA Chair to Step Down

    Jane Chu will step down as chair of the National Endowment for Arts when her four-year term expires on June 4, 2018.

  • Libby McGuire Named Head of Atria

    McGuire has been named senior v-p and publisher of the Simon & Schuster division, filling a void that has been open since Judith Curr left in late January.

  • Russo Retires from S&S

    Seth Russo, v-p and director of international sales at Simon & Schuster, will retire from the publisher. His retirement takes effect on April 20 at which point Colin Shields will step into Russo's role.

  • Judith Curr to Join HarperCollins

    Former Atria Publishing Group head Judith Curr has been named president and publisher of HarperCollins's HarperOne, Amistad, and Rayo units.

  • Crown Makes Moves to Integrate Rodale

    Following the January purchase of Rodale Books, Crown has hired five former Rodale employees and named Diana Baroni v-p, associate publisher and editorial director of Harmony and Rodale.

  • Tina Jordan Leaves AAP

    Tina Jordan, v-p of the Association of American Publishers, has left the organization. At AAP, where Jordan has spent the last 12 years, she oversaw, among other things, the association’s trade publishing activity and literacy efforts.

  • Galassi, After Two Decades, Makes Way for Angel at FSG

    After more than two decades as publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Jonathan Galassi is stepping down from the role. Later this year, Mitzi Angel, the former publisher of Faber and Faber, will take the reigns at the Macmillan division.

  • Karp Tapped as New Head of S&S Adult Trade Publishing

    Simon & Schuster has appointed Jonathan Karp president and publisher of its adult publishing group. In his new role, Karp will oversee the house's New York-based adult trade imprints: Atria Books, Gallery Books, Scribner, Simon & Schuster and Touchstone.

  • David Inman Steps Down at Quarto Group

    After five years as managing director of Quarto Partners, a division of the U.K. illustrated book publisher the Quarto Group, David Inman plans to leave the company at the end of February.

  • Judith Curr Out at Simon & Schuster

    In a memo to Simon & Schuster employees this morning, CEO Carolyn Reidy said that the Atria Publishing Group president and publisher is leaving the company today.

  • ALA Names Mary Ghikas Executive Director Through January 2020

    Mary Ghikas, interim director since August 2017, will continue to head the association through January 2020.

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