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  • Triumph Books, Sports Illustrated Partner to Launch Sports Book Series

    Sports book publisher Triumph Books is partnering with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand, to produce a series of frontlist titles based around the venerable sports magazine and its associated properties.

  • Allan Adler to Leave AAP

    In a brief announcement this week, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that longtime executive Allan Adler will "exit his position" as executive v-p and general counsel of the organization, effective October 15.

  • Fassler In, Gillespie and Lamb Up at KDPG

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group has announced a new hire at the publishing group level and a series of promotions across a handful of its imprints, including Kristin Fassler's return to Penguin Random House.

  • Preparing for the Post-Sargent Era

    After the sudden and unexpected loss of its CEO, Macmillan looks to move forward.

  • Women Authors Cope with the Pandemic

    Nearly six months into the pandemic, increased time spent at home has led to unique challenges for women. PW reached out to authors who are also mothers to learn how the coronavirus has affected their work.

  • Dan Halpern Moving to Editor-at-Large at Ecco

    Dan Halpern, who founded Ecco in 1971 and sold it to HarperCollins in 1999, is transitioning from the role of president and publisher of the imprint to editor-at-large.

  • Callaway Arts to Publish 'The Beatles: Get Back'

    Set for release in August 2021, the title is the first authorized book by the Beatles in two decades.

  • HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

    A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service.

  • DoJ Said to Be Pursuing Criminal Charges Over Bolton Memoir

    S&S officials would neither confirm or deny to 'PW' the receipt of a subpoena, and declined to comment on reports in numerous outlets suggesting that the DoJ has convened a grand jury to consider charging John Bolton for illegally divulging classified or otherwise privileged information in his book 'The Room Where It Happened.'

  • Wildfires Taking Toll on Booksellers, Publishers

    As wildfires spread across the West, Oregon's Blackstone Publishing has started a GoFundMe campaign in support of eight employees who have lost their homes, while Binc begins to aid booksellers in need.

  • Parneshia Jones Named Director of Northwestern University Press

    Parneshia Jones, an 18-year veteran at Northwestern University Press, most recently serving as trade editorial director, was named director. She is the first Black person in the press's 127-year history to hold that position.

  • And Other Stories Expands in U.S.

    U.K.-based literary publisher And Other Stories is expanding its footprint in the U.S., hiring former Farrar, Straus and Giroux editor Jeremy M. Davies as senior editor and searching for a U.S. director of publicity & trade marketing.

  • PRH Releases Workforce Report on Diversity

    An internal report on workforce demographics at Penguin Random House shows that 78% of PRH non-warehouse employees are white. In addressing the report, PRH U.S. CEO Madeline McIntosh said the company is determined to make its workforce "reflect the demographics of American society.”

  • International Thriller Writers Regroup After Resignations

    After all but two members resigned from ITW's board in June, the organization has regrouped, recruiting a new slate of board members and setting up a safety and security committee to establish a process for responding to complaints.

  • Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

    A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year.

  • B&N Knocks Out Defamation Claim by Fired CEO

    Knocking out the defamation claim is a potentially substantial victory for Barnes & Noble, as previous filings suggest that former CEO Demos Parneros was seeking approximately $70 million in damages for the defamation claim alone.

  • Tony Lyons on Publishing 'Disloyal'

    As 500,000 copies of Michael Cohen's memoir head to stores and other outlets, Skyhorse publisher Tony Lyons said the book is likely to be the bestselling title in the indie publisher's history. He also sees its publication as part of his approach to being what he calls "a free speech publisher."

  • Abrams Acquires Cameron + Company

    Abrams has acquired Cameron + Company, a family-owned independent house that specializes in books on photography art, lifestyle, children’s titles, and regional topics.

  • Pope Francis to Write a Response to Covid -19

    Simon & Schuster will publish the pontiff's vision of a better future post-pandemic on December 1.

  • Cherry Named General Manager at DC Comics After Layoffs

    In the wake of significant executive and editorial layoffs at DC Comics, Daniel Cherry, formerly chief marketing officer at Activision Blizzard Esports, has been named senior v-p and general manager of the company.

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