AWP Fires Executive Director, Who Alleges Discrimination

Chloe Schwenke, who served for one year as interim executive director of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs before being officially named executive director about six months ago, has been let go. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Schwenke Named Executive Director of AWP

Chloe Schwenke has been named executive director of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs after nearly a year serving in the role in an interim position. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ruth Dickey named executive director of the National Book Foundation

Ruth Dickey will replace Lisa Lucas, who recently left the National Book Foundation to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-11 19:41:39 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17. The post US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 14:52:33 UTC ]
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The National Book Foundation has found its next Executive Director.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced that Ruth Dickey will be its next Executive Director, filling the role that Lisa Lucas vacated at the end of last year. Dickey has served since 2013 as the Executive Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, and in 2019 was a judge for the National... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-11 13:36:11 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names Ruth Dickey as Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is succeeding Lisa Lucas, who left the organization to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 10:00:18 UTC ]
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Allegations of Wage Theft, Discrimination at Small Press Distribution

Small Press Distribution, one of the nation’s oldest distributors of independent publishers, is under fire in a widening dispute about labor conditions sparked by a former employee’s anonymous article on Medium. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith will serve as Interim Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Earlier this year, Lisa Lucas announced that she would be stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. This morning, the National Book Foundation announced that Lucas will be joining the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith Named Interim NBF Executive Director

National Book Foundation deputy director Jordan Smith has been appointed interim executive director of the Foundation, succeeding current executive director Lisa Lucas, who is leaving to become senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Trexler Named Interim CBLDF Executive Director

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has appointed Jeff Trexler its interim director, effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 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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PW Talks with ALA Executive Director Tracie D. Hall

With a virtual ALA conference now set for June 24–26, PW caught up with Hall over two days in mid-May to talk about guiding the association’s necessary, complex transformation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Four Questions for Texas Library Association Executive Director Shirley Robinson

As professional membership organizations of all kinds face challenges, PW caught up with the TLA's new executive director to talk about what's next for nation's largest state library association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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RWA President, Executive Director Resign as Publishers Drop Its Annual Conference

As of this morning, new RWA president Damon Suede has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. Executive director Carol Ritter has also offered her resignation. A number of publishers, including imprints from each of the Big Five, have all pulled support from the RWA's national... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Executive Director of Video Programming & Analytics on IGTV & OTT Strategy

While many publishers remain hesitant to produce videos for Instagram’s IGTV without a formal monetization system in place, Meredith Corporation is rolling out a slate of 20 original series for the long-form, vertical video app. The media company has launched 18 series across its brands to date,... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-05-23 17:10:11 UTC ]
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Ron Nocetti is set to take over as executive director of CIF

Ron Nocetti will be taking over for Roger Blake as executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation on Aug. 1. The question is what changes could be in store. Nocetti has been the associate executive director since 2012 and understands the issues facing high school sports in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CIF Executive Director Roger Blake criticizes letter-of-intent day hoopla

Roger Blake, the executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation, is criticizing schools for going overboard on ceremonies celebrating athletes signing letters of intent in an opinion piece entitled, “The Arms Race of High School Sports.” He said that for a century,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Leaders, Former Conference Director Exchange Public Barbs

After former AWP conference director Christian Teresi wrote an essay that leveled a host of charges against the organization, the AWP board fired back, claiming the organization is in much better shape than it was six months ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Allegations of Misconduct, Teresi Steps Down at AWP

Christian Teresi, the Association of Writers and Writing Program's conference director since 2008, has stepped down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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