McNicoll joins A M Heath, Custer to depart after 14 years

Alexandra McNicoll, currently joint head of translation rights at C+W, is joining A M Heath as director of foreign rights from 3rd January 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Custer joins Eccles Fisher from A M Heath

Jennifer Custer, previously rights director at A M Heath, will head up UK scouting at Eccles Fisher Associates from December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 11:09:18 UTC ]
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O'Reilly departs Dulwich Books after 14 years

Sheila O’Reilly is retiring from Dulwich Books, just over a year after selling it to The Marsh Agency co-founder Susie Nicklin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Bookstore Selling Out of Books For First Time in 30 Years: Critical Linking, June 14, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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AT&T’s advertising unit chief resigns after joining company less than three years ago, report says

AT&T’s Brian Lesser, who heads up the company’s key advertising unit, Xandr, is leaving the company, according to a new report from Reuters. Lesser felt comfortable stepping down because Xandr is in a good position and its first quarter results are expected to show significant growth, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-11 18:26:08 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

​Booker shortlisted author and former Blackwell's bookseller Daisy Johnson has joined the judging panel for the Vintage Independent Bookseller of the Year Award 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 22:21:00 UTC ]
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A Woman Confronted Her Rapist 14 Years Later. Here’s What He Said.

In her memoir “Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl,” Jeannie Vanasco seeks answers to her trauma. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-01 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Atkinson departs Bloomsbury after 12 years

Bloomsbury’s senior commissioning editor Richard Atkinson, responsible for the publishing of books such as Polpo and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage series, has left the company and is focusing full-time on writing his family memoir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury’s digital lead Luthfa Begum to leave after 14 years

Luthfa Begum, Ebury’s digital publishing lead, is leaving Penguin Random House after more than 14 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Williams departs PFD after seven years for Greene & Heaton

Laura Williams, currently a literary agent at PFD, is joining Greene & Heaton where she will continue to build her list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast exec Dawn Ostroff departs, joins Spotify

Spotify has named Dawn Ostroff as its new chief content officer, the company said Tuesday, replacing Stefan Blom who departed the music streaming platform shortly before it went public. Ostroff will lead all aspects of Spotify's content partnerships across music, audio and video, the company... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award

Fresh from her win of this year's Women's Prize for Fiction, Kamila Shamsie is joining Susan Hill and Andrew Holgate in judging the Young Writer of the Year prize. The post Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miller departs Pan Mac after 17 years

Pan Macmillan’s award-winning non fiction and events communications director Dusty Miller has left the publisher after 17 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harrow departs S&S UK after 12 years

Emma Harrow is leaving Simon & Schuster UK next month to go freelance after 12 years with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoe King joins A M Heath

Agent Zoe King is leaving The Blair Partnership after seven years to join A M Heath.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holmwood joins DKW to develop foreign rights department

Diamond Kahn and Woods (DKW) has appointed Anna Holmwood as foreign rights manager to develop the literary agency’s foreign rights department in-house. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Carrie Pilby” Took 14 Years To Go From Novel To Screen–And That’s A Good Thing

When Caren Lissner’s young adult novel Carrie Pilby was released in January 2003, the person who would eventually play her on-screen, Bel Powley, was just about to turn 11 years old. And while the title character of Lissner’s book was a prodigy of sorts—a young British woman who graduated... Continue reading at Fast Company

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IOP's Hall joins Bloomsbury board as Stephen Page departs

Steven Hall, m.d. of science publisher IOP Publishing, is to join the Bloomsbury board as a non-executive director, replacing Faber m.d. Stephen Page, who stands down after three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords returns profit for second time in 14 years

Stanfords has made a profit for the second time in 14 years after investing in its festival and awards and licensing its 163-year-old brand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Important Lesson for 14-Year-Old Mark Zuckerberg

Over the weekend I noticed a link to a nearly 16-year-old New York Times article appearing over and over in my Twitter feed. The piece, written by Saul Hansell and published June 9, 1998, is titled "America Online to Buy Internet Chat Service for $287 Million." In fact, the piece gained so much... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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