A reckoning long overdue: Dana Canedy and Lisa Lucas on their new positions in publishing

Two Black women are taking top positions at Simon & Schuster and Knopf. They talk to Rebecca Carroll about language, action, the power of books and the pace of change. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-30 14:00:29 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy Named Simon & Schuster Publisher

Simon & Schuster on Monday named Dana Canedy senior vice president and publisher of its namesake imprint, putting a former Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-07-07 17:06:52 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Names Dana Canedy New Publisher

Ms. Canedy, a former journalist at The New York Times and the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, will run the namesake imprint at one of the country’s largest book publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-06 14:06:33 UTC ]
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Dana Canedy Named Publisher at S&S

Dana Canedy, a former 'New York Times' journalist who has been the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes since 2017, has been named executive v-p and publisher of the S&S imprint, effective July 27. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas on the National Book Foundation: ‘Energetic and Dynamic and Exciting’

As she plans her final awards season, Lisa Lucas takes stock of the progress the National Book Foundation has made in service to readers and authors. The post Lisa Lucas on the National Book Foundation: ‘Energetic and Dynamic and Exciting’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-27 17:13:39 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation

Lisa Lucas is stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. According to a press release from the NBF Lucas, who took over the ED role in 2016, …was instrumental in securing a $900,000 grant... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-15 13:10:05 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas to Head Pantheon and Schocken Books

Lucas, the executive director of the National Book Foundation, has been named senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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A Tale of Two Economic Indicators: Publishing’s Long Road to Recovery Will Require More Detours

This morning I woke up to two very different pieces of news, yet they are very much connected. The first was the news that the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 11.1% in June, and as a nation we added 4.8 million jobs to the economy. Certainly it’s good news that the trend line has moved downward... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-02 16:42:10 UTC ]
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Can #BlackoutBestsellerList be the reckoning the publishing industry needs?

The social media campaign could force publishers to focus on black writers by encouraging readers to buy their booksCould the New York Times’ Best Seller book list ever be filled entirely by black authors?As industries undergo reckonings around race, in the wake of international demonstrations... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 UTC ]
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It Hasn’t Taken Long for COVID-19 to Wreak Havoc on Publishing

A lot has happened since I wrote to you last week about the rapid spread of COVID-19, its impact on all of us in publishing and our continued commitment to serve you. As I stated then, Folio: will keep our promise to seek out positive stories on how our community can get through this... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-26 13:00:37 UTC ]
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Dead Reckoning, Marvel Team to Publish ‘Atlas at War’ Combat Comics

Dead Reckoning, the graphic novel imprint of the Naval Institute Press, has teamed with Marvel Comics to produce 'Atlas at War,' a hardcover collection of classic combat comics stories created by a group of now-acclaimed artists, among them Jack Kirby, Bernie Krigstein, and John Severin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Watkins Publishing lands Neff sex positivity guide

Watkins has landed a "shame-free, revolutionary guide" to the sex positivity movement by psychologist Dr Kelly Neff. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 06:36:19 UTC ]
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Monica Ali: Reckoning with the Insidious Myth of Positive Discrimination

I was on my way to a meeting when I bumped into an old acquaintance. After a few minutes chat, not wanting to be late, I said I had to go. “Let’s catch up soon,” she said. I said I’d like that. “Hey, listen,” she said, “have you heard—apparently Random House has a new policy […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-24 08:50:53 UTC ]
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Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a long-term commitment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 18:57:47 UTC ]
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Ebury to publish Lisa Faulkner's motherhood memoir

Actor, presenter and cookery author Lisa Faulkner has written a memoir for Ebury about “finding family in unexpected places, and learning to embrace the unpredictable life” featuring her experiences of infertility, IVF and adoption. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BIEF’s Nicolas Roche on French Publishing in the World: ‘Meetings All Year Long’

About six months into his new role as managing director of the Bureau international de l'édition française, or BIEF, Nicolas Roche is leading the French publishing industry's outreach program to open new markets and develop new readership for France's literature. The post BIEF’s Nicolas Roche on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Long Live #IAmIntrovert!

Latvia's quirky campaign to promote its writers has attracted a following of fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Magazine Publisher, Is Dead at 57

Lisa Garcia Quiroz in 2016. Her mission, she said, was to “give the Latino community a voice.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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