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  • 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

  • PW Star Watch 2018

    We profile 47 members of the publishing community who have drawn lots of attention early in their careers and from whom much more is expected.

  • Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

    The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director.

  • Gonzalez Up at Macmillan, Replacing Departed Lazarus

    Jenn Gonzalez has been promoted to executive v-p and director of sales at Macmillan, replacing president of sales Alison Lazarus.

  • Anne Ishii to Head Philly’s Nonprofit Asian Arts Initiative

    Anne Ishii, editor/translator and cofounder of queer/feminist publisher and lifestyle brand Massive, has been tapped to head the Philadelphia-based Asian Arts Initiative, a 25-year-old urban nonprofit arts center.

  • Curtis, Minckler Up at PRH

    Erica Curtis has been named director of marketing strategy, in addition to her prior roles, on Penguin Random House's consumer marketing development team. Max Minckler joins the team as senior director of consumer insights.

  • Fassler To Oversee Combined Atria Publicity, Marketing Units

    Atria senior v-p and publisher Libby McGuire announced the hiring of Kristin Fassler in the newly-created role of v-p and director of integrated marketing. Paul Olsewski, v-p and director of publicity, will leave Atria July 27.

  • Meader Up at a Changing Picador

    A changing of the guard is in the works at Picador, which will stop publishing originals and return to its primary role as Macmillan’s literary trade paperback reprint house as of April 2019, bringing a significant change to its staff.

  • HMH Closes Eamon Dolan Books

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is closing Eamon Dolan Books. With the shuttering of the imprint, which was formed in 2011, founding editor Eamon Dolan will be leaving HMH.

  • ReaderLink Reorganizes its Executive Ranks

    Among the changes, the distributor has hired a new COO as part of what ReaderLink CEO Dennis Abboud says is a series of moves that reflect the expansion the company has made in recent years while also positioning the company for future growth.

  • 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.

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