Carolyn Reidy: PW's Person of the Year 2017

For her steady leadership in guiding one of the country’s Big Five trade publishers, Reidy, the president and CEO of Simon & Schuster, is PW’s 2017 Person of the Year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s 2020 Person of the Year: The Book Business Worker

The most important people in the book business in 2020 are not the powerhouse agents or the megabestselling authors or the Big Five CEOs. It is the collective of book business workers, often overworked and underpaid, that kept the industry afloat and challenged it to live up to greater standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dav Pilkey Is PW’s Person of the Year for 2019

Over the course of a wildly creative career, Dav Pilkey has written and drawn more than 60 books that have gotten millions of children excited about reading with their goofy, gross-out humor and genuine empathy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Persons of the Year 2018

For the first time, rather than saluting one person, PW is honoring six publishers—all with books related to President Donald Trump, who dominated debate in the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Anne DeCourcey is PW’s Rep of the Year

A longtime book veteran who says that she’ll die in this industry, DeCourcey was named the 2016 New England rep of the year and the 2015 and 2010 HarperCollins rep of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wild Rumpus Named 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year; DeCourcey Rep

For the first time in the PW awards' nearly 25-year history, a children's bookstore has won the honor. Wild Rumpus, in the Twin Cities, is celebrating its first quarter century this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year

This year’s bookstore finalists represent a broad range of independent bookstores, from across the country, both newer stores and long-established ones. The winner will be announced in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dominique Raccah: PW Person of the Year, 2016

In recognition of her determination, creativity, and energy in making Sourcebooks one of the country’s leading independent publishers, Dominique Raccah is PW’s Person of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta: 2015 PW Person of the Year

Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of Knopf Doubleday, has steered the vaunted literary publisher through myriad changes since taking over nearly three decades ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Year in Preview: 2017 will be the year that platforms pay up

Facebook's paying for live video and Snapchat's evolving the terms of its publisher compensation in 2016 were signs that the platform giants will pony up for content. But it's not out of altruism. What platforms care most about is scale. And only a select few media companies that have the scale... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Online and On Air: PW’s Digital Year in Review

Last year was a great year for PW online. We added new podcasts and newsletters, made a ton of friends on Twitter and Facebook, and have had the busiest year ever at publishersweekly.com. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BA boss Halls named FutureBook Person of the Year following bold pandemic steps

When Meryl Halls took over as managing director of the Booksellers Association in April 2018, she wondered what would define her time at the top of the trade body. “My predecessor Tim Godfray’s signature thing was keeping VAT off books, and he was very proud of that. I’ve had a bloody global... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship

Simon & Schuster's Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs. The post Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-09 17:08:31 UTC ]
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Memorial Celebrates Life of S&S's Carolyn Reidy

A memorial for Carolyn Reidy, who died on May 12, celebrated the life of the publisher. Speakers included former colleagues, as well as authors, including Doris Kearns Goodwin and Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy’s Rich Legacy

The S&S CEO left behind a prospering publishing company and earned the respect and affection of the book world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Colleagues Remember Carolyn Reidy

The sudden death of Carolyn Reidy yesterday morning left many in publishing stunned. Abrams CEO Michael Jacobs remembered her as a woman "with great range, intellect, and joie de vivre." Agent Gail Hochman added, "I think there will be many candles lit for her." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy, president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, dies at 71

Reidy died Tuesday of a heart attack at age 71. She joined Simon & Schuster in 1992 as president of the trade division. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-12 17:58:46 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71

Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls 'her fierce intelligence and curiosity.' The post Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 17:12:24 UTC ]
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