Jordan Smith Named Interim NBF Executive Director

National Book Foundation deputy director Jordan Smith has been appointed interim executive director of the Foundation, succeeding current executive director Lisa Lucas, who is leaving to become senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith will serve as Interim Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Earlier this year, Lisa Lucas announced that she would be stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. This morning, the National Book Foundation announced that Lucas will be joining the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Trexler Named Interim CBLDF Executive Director

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has appointed Jeff Trexler its interim director, effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ruth Dickey named executive director of the National Book Foundation

Ruth Dickey will replace Lisa Lucas, who recently left the National Book Foundation to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-11 19:41:39 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17. The post US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 14:52:33 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names Ruth Dickey as Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is succeeding Lisa Lucas, who left the organization to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 10:00:18 UTC ]
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Schwenke Named Executive Director of AWP

Chloe Schwenke has been named executive director of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs after nearly a year serving in the role in an interim position. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicagoland Bookseller Named GLIBA Executive Director

The Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association has named GLIBA board member Larry Law as its executive director, effective March 1. Law currently serves as director of e-commerce and marketing at Anderson's Bookshops in Naperville, Ill. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Names Mary Ghikas Executive Director Through January 2020

Mary Ghikas, interim director since August 2017, will continue to head the association through January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sarah Smith Named Editorial Director at Amazon

Sarah Smith has joined Amazon as editorial director for print and Kindle books, where she will oversee the books editorial team. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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O'Leary Named New BISG Executive Director

Brian O'Leary, a well-known industry consultant who heads up Magellan Media Partners, has been named the new executive director of the Book Industry Study Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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David Swail Named Interim Director of CPC

After the passing of its executive director Jackie Hushion, industry association Canadian Publishers' Council, has appointed David Swail as executive director on an interim basis, effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Protests Continue As U of Akron Press Interim Director Named

As protests by authors and others continue, the University of Akron has named an interim director to oversee the transition of its university press into the school's division of libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Loft Literary Center Names New Executive Director

The renowned literary center in downtown Minneapolis announced this morning that Britt Udesen will be its new executive director, succeeding Jocelyn Hale. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors Guild Names New Executive Director

Mary Rasenberger, a lawyer and six-year Copyright Office and Library of Congress veteran, will take over as executive director of the Authors Guild on November 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The National Book Foundation has found its next Executive Director.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced that Ruth Dickey will be its next Executive Director, filling the role that Lisa Lucas vacated at the end of last year. Dickey has served since 2013 as the Executive Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, and in 2019 was a judge for the National... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Susan Neal Named CIPA’s New Director

The Christian Indie Publishing Association (CIPA) announced the appointment of a new director, Susan Neal, who will launch new membership benefits starting this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Emily Poznanski named director of CEU Press

Emily Poznanski, current director of strategy at German academic publishing house De Gruyter, is to join Central European University Press as its new director next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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