Atkinson: Atlantic 'to return to heartland'

Atlantic's new m.d. Will Atkinson has said the publisher needs to "return to its heartland" as it looks to turn performance around after three consecutive years of losses. Atkinson moved from Faber to take on the leadership role in October, following a turbulent period for Atlantic which saw it record 2013 losses of £1.4m and go through high-profile departures including those of editor-in-chief Ravi Mirchandani and founder Toby Mundy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Atkinson Takes the Helm at Atlantic

Will Atkinson has been appointed managing director and publisher of Atlantic, ending a 20-year sojourn at Faber and replacing Toby Mundy who stepped down earlier this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Annual Conference Has Busy In-Person Return

The American Library Association held its first in-person annual conference since 2019 in Washington, D.C., beginning on June 23, and with today and tomorrow still to come, the show's return is getting solid reviews. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Toronto Comic Arts Festival Makes In-Person Return

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The Return of (Some) Comics Festivals

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EDC's Revenue Returns to Earth

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MoCCA Art Fest Returns to New Venue, Big Crowds

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