Mark Saunders, UVA Press Director, Dies of Heart Attack

Mark Harril Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press since 2013, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home over the weekend. He was 52. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71

Among the most admired and respected of Big Five leadership, Reidy joined Simon & Schuster in 1992. CFO Dennis Eulau recalls 'her fierce intelligence and curiosity.' The post Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of a Heart Attack, 71 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 17:12:24 UTC ]
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S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies of Heart Attack

Carolyn Reidy, president and CEO of Simon & Schuster since 2008, died of a heart attack on May 12. She was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Frank Urbanowski, Former Director of MIT Press, Dies

The former MIT Press director who pioneered the strategy of focused disciplinary specialization, created the first university press website, and published the first interactive ebook died late last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former HC creative director Ben North dies

Ben North, the poet and former creative director at HarperCollins, has passed away aged 49 following treatment for brain tumours. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-18 15:56:36 UTC ]
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Parneshia Jones Named Director of Northwestern University Press

Parneshia Jones, an 18-year veteran at Northwestern University Press, most recently serving as trade editorial director, was named director. She is the first Black person in the press's 127-year history to hold that position. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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The attacks on press freedom in Portland

This week Dave Miller, who hosts a daily talk show on Oregon Public Broadcasting, interviewed “two very tired people”: Tuck Woodstock and Sergio Olmos, both independent journalists. Since late May, daily protests in solidarity with Black lives and against police brutality have taken place in... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-24 12:18:51 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: PRH Contracts Director Bill Shannon Dies at 57

Bill Shannon, contracts director for the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, died May 9 after an extended illness from complications of kidney cancer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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University Press of Kentucky Has New Funding, Director

The University Press of Kentucky has had its state funding restored after losing it in 2018; and in March, Ashley Runyon took over as director of the press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Dial Press Is Driven by the Heart

Dial has proven a venerable example of survival among the fickleness of the book biz. Now, under editorial director Whitney Frick, the press is entering a new stage of life nearly a century after it was founded. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marcella Berger, Longtime S&S Sub Rights Director, Dies

Marcella Berger, former v-p, director of subsidiary rights at Simon & Schuster, died March 16. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Richards to set up Swift Press with Profile's Diana Broccardo

John Murray publisher Mark Richards is co-founding a new publishing company with Diana Broccardo, commercial director of Profile Books, called Swift Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:45:37 UTC ]
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Orme promoted to Zaffre and Manilla Press publishing director

Bonnier Books have revealed promotions for Sophie Orme (pictured) and Claire Johnson-Creek in the editorial team taking place with immediate effect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 19:44:22 UTC ]
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History Press signs Ghee Bowman's debut to mark Dunkirk anniversary

The History Press will publish historian Ghee Bowman's debut non-fiction book, The Indian Contingent, for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 19:33:46 UTC ]
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President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jo Walker joins Pushkin Press as art director

Cover designer Jo Walker is leaving HarperCollins to join Pushkin Press as art director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-11 17:45:25 UTC ]
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Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage

A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-19 21:57:30 UTC ]
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Richard Atkinson joins Penguin Press as publishing director

Former Bloomsbury publisher Richard Atkinson is joining Penguin Press as publishing director in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 17:59:21 UTC ]
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