Ben Greenberg Named EIC Amid Changes at Random House

With the upcoming retirement of senior v-p and deputy publisher of Random House Tom Perry, Greenberg has been promoted to editor-in-chief and Hilary Redmon will succeed Greenberg as editorial director of nonfiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Gina Gagliano to Leave Random House Graphic

Gina Gagliano, the founder and publishing director of Random House Graphic, Random House Children's Books’ graphic novel imprint, is leaving the company effective December 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lebanese publishing house named Prix Voltaire Laureate

Lebanese publishing house Dar Al Jadeed has been named the 2021 International Publishers Association (IPA) Prix Voltaire Laureate, for its "inspirational" bravery in upholding the freedom to publish and promoting freedom of expression. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-21 22:21:31 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Authors and Creators Skew Heavily White

Penguin Random House’s first report auditing the diversity of its contributors found that the demographics of its authors, illustrators, translators, and other creators “do not reflect U.S. reader demographics when it comes to race and ethnicity.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

The Biden administration’s rejection of the proposed $2.18 billion publishing merger reflects a changing atmosphere in Washington toward consolidation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-02 21:41:37 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

The Department of Justice sues to block the acquisition of Simon and Schuster from Penguin Random House. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 16:56:25 UTC ]
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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

Some tech analysts are a bit baffled by the move and, subsequently, the DOJ’s priorities. The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against publisher Penguin Random House that seeks to block its proposed merger with rival Simon & Schuster. It’s one of the Biden administration’s... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-11-02 14:35:22 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of S&S

The Department of Justice has sued to block Penguin Random House’s proposed acquisition of Simon & Schuster, arguing that it "would result in substantial harm to authors." Lawyers for PRH said that they expect the case to go to trial sometime in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coffee House Press Names New Publisher

Anitra Budd, who has been affiliated with the Minneapolis-based indie publisher for 20 years, is the new executive director and publisher of Coffee House Press, effective October 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices

The Penguin Random House US staff is told in a memo that vaccinations will be required in offices reopening in September. The post Penguin Random House USA Sets September 13 to Start Reopening Offices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-13 15:41:49 UTC ]
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Scott Mathews Named Tyndale House Ministries CEO

The Ministries is the umbrella organization for Tyndale House Publishers and the Tyndale House Foundation, which supports Christian charities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 18:23:38 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Random House Group Promotes Top Execs to New Roles

Penguin Random House has named David Drake, Scott Shannon, Kara Welsh, and Chris Jackson to new roles with expanded responsibilities, among others. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay-Z Brings Roc 101 Imprint to Random House

Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has created an imprint at Random House called Roc Lit 101. The new imprint will be overseen by Chris Jackson, publisher and editor-in-chief of One World, and Roc Nation's executive v-p Jana Fleishman. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Canada Divides Knopf and Random House

Penguin Random House Canada is splitting the Knopf Random House Canada publishing group into two different imprints: Knopf Canada and Random House Canada. Each imprint has new leadership and will operate independently. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House

CEO Kristin Cochrane retains Anne Collins while moving Martha Kanya-Forstner to lead Knopf Canada and bringing in Sue Kuruvilla for RH Canada. The post Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-09 21:22:13 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Schuster: a new promised land

Can Penguin Random House swallow Simon & Schuster while remaining good citizens? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 00:32:40 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-25 21:02:17 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-25 17:08:27 UTC ]
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