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PW Notables: Our Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs

This year, we asked our readers to tell us who they think are some of the industry’s most valuable players. Here’s what some of them wrote. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Madeline McIntosh

Penguin Random House US CEO McIntosh’s biggest move came in mid-October, when she announced the merger of the Crown Publishing Group and the Random House Publishing Group. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Randall White

Educational Development Corp. posted sales of $32.5 million in fiscal 2015, with earnings of under $1 million. By fiscal 2018, revenue had soared to $112 million and profits topped $5 million, but Randall White acknowledges that EDC had lots of challenges in dealing with the explosive growth. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: David Moberg

David Moberg has worked in Christian publishing since 1975 and played a crucial role in bringing Thomas Nelson and Zondervan together under the HarperCollins Christian Publishing umbrella. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Glory Edim

Well-Read Black Girl, a fast-growing literary community of black female book lovers founded by Glory Edim, began as an affectionate T-shirt conceived and executed by Edim’s boyfriend. “Well-Read Black Girl was a nickname he had for me,” Edim says. “It was sweet and creative.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Moira Donegan

Shortly after the 'New York Times' and the 'New Yorker' jointly reported on the sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet called Shitty Media Men began to circulate, particularly among women, in New York City media and publishing circles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Margaret Atwood

The septuagenarian Canadian author has, this year, become a cultural icon, as well as Canada’s best-known author—and 'The Handmaid's Tale' has become a backlist sensation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Becky Anderson

Lots of people have complained about the policies of the Trump administration, but Anderson, co-owner of Anderson’s Bookshops, is hoping to do something about them. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Jeff Shotts

The Graywolf Press executive editor’s authors have had a remarkable run of being nominated for—and winning—some of literature's biggest awards, all the way up to the Nobel. It seems as if everything Shotts acquires turns to gold. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Ray Griffith

Griffith became CEO of the Follett Corp. in May 2015. Less than a year later, he oversaw the acquisition of Baker & Taylor. Now, under Griffith, Follett continues to zero in on new markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Carla Hayden

On October 21, just weeks after she was sworn in as the nation’s 14th librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden stunned observers by removing register of copyrights Maria Pallante. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Suzanne Nossel

Watching attacks against free speech mount in the Western Hemisphere, Suzanne Nossel will not sit idly by. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Lisa Lucas

When Lisa Lucas, the new executive director of the National Book Foundation, climbed on the podium at the National Book Awards ceremony in November, her presence and her remarks marked a change at the NBF. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Marcus Leaver

Following record revenue of over $182 million in 2015, Quarto posted an 8% sales increase in the first half of 2016 over the comparable period of 2015, and CEO Marcus Leaver is hopeful that the publisher will have a fourth straight year of sales increases in 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur, a Canadian poet, writer, and spoken-word artist, may only be 24 years old, with only one book published to date. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables Of the Year: Margot Atwell, Maris Kreizman, and Jamie Tanner

Kickstarter, and crowdfunding in general, continues to transform the way small publishers and self-publishers secure funding for all types of book projects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables Of the Year: YouTube Celebrities

Concerned that screen time is cannibalizing reading time? Consider this: 2015’s top-selling humor book for adults, per Nielsen BookScan, was written by a YouTube celebrity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables Of the Year: Chris Jackson

It’s hard to point to an editor that has had a better run than Spiegel & Grau’s Chris Jackson. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables Of the Year: Joyce Meskis

This July, Joyce Meskis began a two-year process of turning over the reins of the Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver to married industry veterans Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables Of the Year: Geoff Kloske

No publishing imprint had the kind of commercial and critical success in 2015 that Riverhead Books did. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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