Ebury Publishing’s Joy Chambers dies

Joy Chambers, one of Ebury's longest-serving members of staff, has died following a "long, brave" battle with cancer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury Publishing’s Joy Chambers dies

Joy Chambers, one of Ebury's longest-serving members of staff, has died following a "long, brave" battle with cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Publishing My Memoir of Grief As My Father Lays Dying

“My job as a parent isn’t over until your book gets published,” my father said, years ago. I don’t remember the circumstances of this statement—where we were, what we were doing. I want to say it had something to do with his body, maybe the deterioration of his lungs to COPD, his breathing so... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Influential 'Publishers Weekly' Editor Sybil Steinberg Dies at 90

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sue Arroyo, CEO and Publisher of CamCat Books, Dies at 57

Arroyo, who founded CamCat in 2018 and published more than 100 titles, died on February 26 after a fall. Editorial director Helga Schier said that no decisions will be made about CamCat's leadership until Arroyo's estate is settled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publishing Veteran Joey Paul Dies at 79

Paul, whose career in Christian publishing spanned more than four decades, was an executive editor at Thomas Nelson. He died on February 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing Veteran Hugh Lauter Levin Dies at 72

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Jack Artenstein, Former S&S Group President and Publisher, Dies at 83

After executive roles at Grosset & Dunlap and Simon & Schuster, Artenstein launched RGA/Lowell House in 1984, and sold the company to the NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group in 1998. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharon Fitzhenry, Canadian Distributor and Publisher, Dies at 73

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jordan Miller, Cofounder of Academy Chicago Publishers, Dies at 97

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Stephen Rubin, Prominent and Punchy Publisher, Dies at 81

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Ekstract, Magazine Publisher With Link to Warhol, Dies at 92

He was promoting a new trade journal, Tape Recording, when he lent a video recorder to Andy Warhol, who used it to make a classic work with Edie Sedgwick. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Longtime Publishing Professional L.D. Clepper Dies at 85

In his long career in book sales and marketing, Clepper worked at Macmillan, Harper & Row, Houghton Mifflin, and Oxford University Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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West Coast Publishing Fixture Peter Beren Dies at 75

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Publishing Titan Dick Snyder Dies at 90

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Nigel J. Yorwerth, Known for Eponymous Publishing Consultancy and Literary Agency, Dies at 72

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Publisher Hugh Revell Barbour Has Died

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Legendary 'Booklist' Publisher Bill Ott Dies

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Children’s books publisher Peter Usborne dies at 85

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Jack Macrae, Former Holt Editor-in-Chief and Respected Publisher, Dies

Macrae, who helmed Holt in the 1980s and was president of Dutton in the 1970s, published Hilary Mantel, Jorge Luis Borges, and others during his illustrious career in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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