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 Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year

In the annual PW Star Watch program, emerging talents in the North American publishing markets are honored. A 'Superstar' goes to Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Cindy Heidemann, PW’s Rep of the Year

For Cindy Heidemann, a field sales representative for Publishers Group West and Two Rivers (part of Ingram Publisher Services), reps are “enablers.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Literati, PW’s Bookstore of the Year

It takes a village to raise a child—and to create a successful bookstore, if the experience of booksellers Hilary and Mike Gustafson is any indication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Literati Named 2019 PW Bookstore of the Year; Heidemann Rep

The six-year-old Ann Arbor bookstore has grown from 2,600 sq. ft. and seven employees when it opened to nearly 4,000 sq. ft. and 27 employees today. Long-time PGW Northwest sales rep Cindy Heidemann is known as "a master at helping buyers focus on what is important for their stores." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for 2019 PW Bookstore of the Year

At Winter Institute 14 in Albuquerque, N.M., PW announced its slate of five finalists for indie bookstore of the year. Many are responsible for the current rise in independent bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 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

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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

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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

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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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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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Record Year for British Publishing in 2019

U.K. publisher sales rose to £6.3 billion in 2019, 4% higher than in 2018 and 20% higher than in 2015, making 2019 the biggest year ever for U.K. publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in 2019

Though we've named our best books of 2019, we all have our personal favorites, and not all of them are from 2019. These are the best books we read this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW’s Most-Read Comics Stories of 2019

The enormous popularity of Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man graphic novel series, trends in the changing U.S. comics and graphic novel retail landscape, and the growing popularity of manga and anime-influenced Japanese light novels, were among PW’s most-read stories about comics in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW’s Top News Stories of 2019

Big changes in the bookselling landscape were the subject of several of the industry’s top stories in 2019, along with publishers’ relationships with different partners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Review of the Year 2019: The Bestsellers

With print books selling 191.6 million units for £1.66bn, 2019 became the print market’s fifth consecutive year of growth and its best since 2010 in value terms, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Print grows for fifth consecutive year in 2019

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has re-claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 44,024 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, as the print market posts 2.4% growth in value for 2019 and a 0.4% bump in volume year on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW’s 10 Most-Read Religion Stories of 2019

The deaths of Brian Hampton and Rachel Held Evans, books undergoing big-screen adaptations, and LifeWay’s closure are some of PW’s top religion stories of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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