Don Linn Out at Chicago Distribution Center

Linn, who was director of the Chicago Distribution Center, has left the organization. The CDC, a division of the University of Chicago Press, provides warehousing and fulfillment services for approximately 100 presses. A search for a new director is underway. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D'Onofrio Named Director at Chicago Distribution Center

Supply chain executive Joe D'Onofrio has been named director of the Chicago Distribution Center, effective September 12. He replaces Don Linn, who left the organization in May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to Open Western U.S. Distribution Center

Penguin Random House will add a third distribution and fulfillment center to its network after entering into an agreement to take over the Reno, Nev., facility currently occupied by Baker & Taylor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago Review Press Acquires Academy Chicago

Academy Chicago Publishers will become an imprint of Chicago Review Press and will expand its publishing program to 15-20 titles per year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:32:00 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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Chicago Review Press Acquires Select Fulcrum Titles

Chicago Review Press, a publishing subsidiary of the distributor IPG, has reached an agreement to acquire 126 select backlist titles, as well as a handful of forthcoming books, from Fulcrum Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Havas Chicago Names New Executive Client, Strategy Leads

Havas has named new executive client and strategy leaders in its Chicago office heading into 2021, hiring Lilia Arroyo Flores as chief strategy officer and Maisha Pearson as chief client officer. "Our clients' business needs are constantly changing--now more than ever--with strategy and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-12-17 15:30:20 UTC ]
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University of Chicago Press to publish 'essential primer' on Covid-19 vaccine

The University of Chicago Press will publish How to Make a Vaccine: An Essential Guide for Covid-19 and Beyond by John Rhodes, a UK-based international expert in immunology and vaccine discovery.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 16:10:48 UTC ]
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Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?

Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-27 15:17:51 UTC ]
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Chicago High School Students Get Free Digital Access to Obama's 'A Promised Land'

All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass Center for the Book Binds and Abides

In its 20th year, the Massachusetts Center for the Book is adapting to offer its core programming digitally while waiting to hear whether the state funding on which it relies will remain intact in the face of significant budget shortfalls. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA and Creative Scotland to distribute £600k in hardship grants

Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the literary field based in Scotland who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 00:16:54 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the Center for Fiction’s 2020 First Novel Prize.

Today the Center for Fiction announced the shortlist for its 2020 First Novel Prize. The prize, first awarded in 2006, recognizes the best debut fiction of the year, and it comes with $15,000; each finalist receives $1,000. Previous winners include De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Tommy Orange, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:05:06 UTC ]
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PW Inks Distribution Deal for Digital Archive

East View Information Services will now distribute the 'Publishers Weekly' Digital Archive. The archive is composed of 7,500 past issues of 'PW' with more than 650,000 fully searchable pages. It includes 435,000 book reviews beginning in the 1940s. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Artist Relief Distributes $13.5 Million in Pandemic Grants

The funding initiative, created to assist artists suffering under the pandemic, has distributed more than $13.5 million in emergency grants to more than 2,700 individuals since it was launched in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse to Publish, Distribute Print Editions of Comixology Originals

Comixology Originals, Amazon’s digital-first original comics publishing platform, has reached an agreement with Dark Horse Comics to publish and distribute print editions of four new Comixology Original graphic novels. The four titles will be released in March 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why alternative asset managers need a tech-enabled command center

Have you ever noticed how many scenes in science fiction and military movies take place in a command center? Whether it’s a fictional character like Captain Kirk aboard the USS Enterprise or a real-life crisis unfolding in the White House situation room, the command center plays a critical role... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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