Beaumont-Thomas leaves Waterstones to manage events for RSL

Former Waterstones events manager Rosie Beaumont-Thomas has joined the Royal Society of Literature (RSL) to lead events programming for its 200th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 16:46:33 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair

London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus. The post Jacks Thomas Leaves Reed and London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-17 15:13:03 UTC ]
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Thomas, Burridge leave Clarivate as restructure gives Ahmed lead role

Annette Thomas, c.e.o. of the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics, has left the company following a restructure which sees Mukhtar Ahmed, formerly president of its Life Sciences division, become president of a new Science Group, which spans both the Web of Science and Life... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 04:06:44 UTC ]
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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK's main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies. The post Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 12:22:03 UTC ]
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Hachette to host Pride event at Waterstones Piccadilly with Duffy and Gale

Hachette’s Pride Network is holding an event at Waterstones’ flagship Piccadilly store during the run-up to Pride in London featuring 17 of the publisher’s LGBTQ+ authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:13:58 UTC ]
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Elton John to do one-off Waterstones signing for 'global event' autumn memoir

Sir Elton John will take part in a one-off signing event at Waterstones Piccadilly this autumn, as part of a "global event" publication for his autobiography, Macmillan has revealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White leaves Waterstones for Simon & Schuster

Chris White is to leave his position as Waterstones’ fiction buyer after 14 years to move into publishing as a senior commissioning editor for Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dubery leaves Bertrams amid management restructure

Bertrams’ new owner Aurelius has installed a new management team four months after buying the wholesaler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Golden Hare manager slams Waterstones' plans for nearby store

The manager of Edinburgh retailer Golden Hare Books has hit out at Waterstones’ plans to open an unbranded store nearby. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime buyer Knobbs leaves Waterstones to pursue writing career

Waterstones' crime buyer and noir novelist Joseph Knobbs is leaving the company after almost a decade to become a full-time writer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angie Thomas wins Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

US author Angie Thomas has been crowned the overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2018 for her debut YA novel, The Hate U Give (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the NAACP’s Reggie Thomas Navigates Ad Sales and Event Sponsorships

A Q&A with the Folio: Association Media Summit panelist on the nuances of selling ads and event sponsorships for the non-profit association's for-profit magazine, The Crisis. The post How the NAACP’s Reggie Thomas Navigates Ad Sales and Event Sponsorships appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones hires Preston to relaunch Gower Street events

Waterstones Gower Street in London is set to be "rejuvenated" with a fresh programme of events after the company has hired former Simon & Schuster publicity manager Elizabeth Preston to its team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thomas and Burridge leaving Springer Nature

Annette Thomas is to leave her role as chief scientific officer for Springer Nature. She is also stepping down as a board member of the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Huynh Thi appointed as Foyles sales and events hire manager

Foyles has appointed Kim Huynh Thi as its first full time sales and events hire manager.     As part of the Foyles Events team, she will report to both Andy Quinn, head of Events at Foyles and Richard Shaw, manager of Leafi Café at Foyles.   Huynh Thi’s new role will be to organise and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tickets for Waterstones Pratchett event sell out fast

Tickets for Waterstones Piccadilly’s midnight opening for the launch of Terry Pratchett’s final Discworld novel The Shepherd’s Crown have sold out, only hours after going on sale.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thomas and Waterstones winners at Cross Sports Book Awards

Books illuminating the lives of gay sportsmen have been honoured at the Cross British Sports Book Awards, with Gareth Thomas' Proud and a biography of John Curry both picking up prizes. Proud, the memoir of Welsh rugby international Gareth Thomas [pictured], published by Ebury, was named... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cox to cover Skipper's leave at Waterstones

Waterstones' director of buying Kate Skipper will take maternity leave at the end of the month. In her absence, Melissa Cox, head of range and children's, will assume responsibility for the new titles and publisher liaison teams, while Caroline McNulty, category manager for related products,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best to leave Waterstones

Waterstones’ business development manager Neil Best is to leave the company after 25 years... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Allen and Howells leave Waterstones

Fiona Allen, head of PR and brand communications at Waterstones, and Jon Howells, the chain's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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