Minchin to leave Penguin for Riot

Penguin Children’s publicity director Adele Minchin is to leave Penguin after 14 years to join PR agency Riot Communications as associate director. At Penguin, Minchin devised PR campaigns for the likes of Eoin Colfer, Meg Rosoff, Emma Thompson and Madonna, as well as helping mastermind digital campaigns including Puffin Virtually Live and peer-to-peer teen website Spinebreakers. Minchin also worked on successful campaigns such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Peter Rabbit, Percy Jackson and Roald Dahl. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conford leaves Penguin to take up publisher role at Profile

Helen Conford, publishing director at Penguin Press, will join Profile Books to take over from Andrew Franklin as publisher in May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fiona Crosby leaves Penguin for Headline

Fiona Crosby, commissioning editor at Michael Joseph, is joining Headline to become senior commissioning editor for non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riot founder Hooson leaves to start charity

Anwen Hooson, co-founder and co-managing director of PR agency Riot Communications, is leaving the company to launch a performing arts charity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Creates Penguin Adult Group; Kennedy to Leave

The transformation of Penguin Random Houses’ editorial operations began in earnest today with the announcement of the creation of the Penguin Publishing Group. The new unit, which will house all of Penguin’s adult imprints, will be headed by Madeline McIntosh, currently president of U.S.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leave Penguin Alone

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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Penguin to release audio study guides series

Penguin is to release a series of audio study guides to accompany key English literature A-level texts.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Baduza, Wood and Wilson join stars reading Penguin Classics

Penguin Random House is launching a new collection of audiobooks from the Penguin Classics list this September, featuring acting stars from "Noughts + Crosses", "Sex Education" and "His Dark Materials" as narrators. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Smith, Ottolenghi and Moran appear at Penguin Live virtual events

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Penguin's Great Ideas series returns

Penguin is to relaunch its non-fiction Great Ideas series after a decade's hiatus, with a new selection of 20 pocket-sized titles, featuring bespoke cover designs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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