- Restructuring at Simon & Schuster Children’s
McElderry Books, Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, Salaam Reads and Denene Millner Books imprints.Liesa Abrams, currently v-p and editorial director of Simon Pulse, will now be v-p, executive editor-at-large, reporting to Garfield.
- Rights Report: Week of May 18, 2020
Megan Ilnitzki at HarperCollins has acquired world rights to One Wish by M.O.
- Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and XI Threatens a New Cold War
Wall Street Journal reporters Davis and Wei deliver an essential look at recent U.S.
- YA Authors Move Online
It all makes sense, but there’s nothing normal about this right now.”Tokuda-Hall found comfort in the fact that some of her favorite authors have been willing to do joint events that would have been impossible before the coronavirus outbreak.
- Adaptation, the Amazon Problem, and Future Trends: A Bologna 2020 Panel
“Interestingly, we’ve had a few rights deals which have come through, mainly with Korea and Taiwan,” Wolf said, speculating that perhaps circumstances have begun to improve in those East Asian countries.
- Rights Report: Week of May 11, 2020
Sylvie Frank at S&S/Wiseman has acquired world rights to Chirp!
- Book Deals: Week of May 11, 2020
-based reporters who, per HC, have “unique access” to the pair and are writing the book with “the participation of those closest to the couple.”
- Bologna's Virtual Fair Draws 60,000 Online Visitors
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair hosted a virtual edition of the fair this week, from May 4–7, and attracted more than 60,000 online visitors, 75% from outside Italy, organizers reported.
- Rights Report: Week of May 4, 2020
Kelly Delaney at Knopf has acquired world rights to The Disappearing Mr.
- Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia
New York Times reporter Hamby debuts with a harrowing and cinematic account of the resurgence of black lung disease among coal miners in central Appalachia.
- The Invisible Boy
Aspiring investigative reporter Nadia Quick, 12, is on the hunt for a scoop.
- 2020 Political Books for Children
We knew it will only get more intense and the stakes of really understanding what you’re reading so much higher.”Covering another controversial issue, Whose Right Is It?
- Politicians and Politicos: Politics Books 2020
New Press, Oct.Xenophobic nationalism is only the latest face worn by the adaptable force that is right-wing populism, says Rosenthal, chair and lead researcher at the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies.
- Duty of Care: PW Talks with Chris Hamby
Most people who work in public service are in it for the right reasons, and can do things that help average people.Have you stayed in contact with the people you met in the course of your research?
- Debut Children's Books and Authors Affected by the Coronavirus
Author-illustrator Hannah Batsel said, “My book was released right in the middle of the crisis.