Horobin to leave Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster’s group sales, marketing and publicity director James Horobin is to leave the company at the end of this week. The publisher said Horobin, who joined the company in 2010, intended to “seek challenges in his career outside of Simon & Schuster.” His departure is the latest in a recent cluster, including children's m.d. Ingrid Selberg, who announced her departure in December, non-fiction publishing director Mike Jones, who left last June, and senior commissioning editor Jessica Leeke, who departed to join Michael Joseph in September.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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White leaves Waterstones for Simon & Schuster

Chris White is to leave his position as Waterstones’ fiction buyer after 14 years to move into publishing as a senior commissioning editor for Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Selberg to leave Simon & Schuster

Ingrid Selberg, m.d of Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Division, is to leave the publisher at the end of this month. S&S said Selberg had resigned from her position after 11 years at the company for personal reasons, and that a replacement was being sought. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Horobin and Corbett promoted at Simon & Schuster

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Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster file withering response to DOJ antitrust suit

Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are putting up a fight against federal efforts to scuttle their merger, alleging the government is wrong. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Penguin Random House Defends Effort to Buy Simon & Schuster

The Biden administration has challenged the deal over concerns it would harm authors, but the publisher said that argument is a misunderstanding of how the book industry works. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

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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

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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

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Simon & Schuster Takes a New Recruiting Program Online

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Simon & Schuster Launches 'AuthorFest'

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Nibbie winner Buckley on boosting Simon & Schuster’s picture book roster

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Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence

Days before Republican John Boehner releases his party-pounding book from Macmillan, Trump's vice-president gets a book deal of his own. The post Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

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