Nick Beilenson, Former Publisher of Peter Pauper Press, Dies at 85

Nick Beilenson, who took over his parents' publishing business, Peter Pauper Press, in 1981 died on February 22 of complications from Covid-19. He was 85. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Fred Jordan, Former Grove Press Editor and Pantheon Publisher, Dies at 95

Fred Jordan, a Holocaust survivor and influential longtime editor at Grove Press for three decades and, later, publisher of Pantheon Books, died on April 19. He was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable

The Austrian news publisher has grown video revenues to 10% of digital ad revenue. The post How Austrian publisher Die Presse made its video business profitable appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter Mayer, Publisher of the Incendiary ‘Satanic Verses,’ Dies at 82

Peter Mayer in the late 1990s at the Overlook Press in Manhattan, where he published out-of-print books. “The real issue ought to be, is the book readable, is it valuable, is it good?” he said. “Who cares if it’s old or new?” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Spring Press publisher Hastings dies aged 52

Robert Hastings, publisher at independent Black Spring Press, has died aged 52 following an illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andre Schiffrin dies at 78; book publisher founded New Press

André Schiffrin died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer. In Schiffrin's nearly three decades at Pantheon Books, he worked with writers Jean-Paul Sartre, Marguerite Duras and Gunter Grass.When André Schiffrin ¿ who died in Paris on Sunday of pancreatic cancer at age 78 ¿ was fired in 1990 as... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Given a Choice: Small Press, Large Publisher, or Self Publish?

The gap between what a small press, a large publisher, and someone self-publishing is getting narrower. Do you have a preference for one over another? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily Press Publisher Elected President of Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

The publisher of the Daily Press has been elected as president of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. Digby A. Solomon - president, publisher and CEO of the Daily Press Media Group since 2007 - was chosen to lead the industry association, ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Eli Evans, ‘poet laureate’ of the Jews of the South, dies at 85

The memoirist and author was best known for his book “The Provincials: A Personal History of Jews in the South." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-29 02:26:02 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Marvin Brown Dies at 87

Over his 30-plus-year career in publishing, Brown held executive roles at Atheneum, New American Library, Viking Penguin, and Penguin USA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publisher Merloyd Ludington Lawrence Dies at 89

Her imprint, Merloyd Lawrence Books, published hundreds of works of nonfiction with Addison-Wesley, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Hachette, and Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmen Giménez Named Graywolf Press Publisher

Graywolf Press announced this morning that its new publisher is Carmen Giménez, a Latinx and queer poet and editor who currently is publisher of Noemi Press in Blacksburg, Va. Giménez succeeds Fiona McCrae, who just retired after 28 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UNC Press Marks a Century of Publishing in the Tar Heel State

The University of North Carolina Press has much to celebrate as it marks its 100th anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Stan Corwin Dies at 83

Stan Corwin, an executive with Pinnacle Books, Grosset & Dunlap, and Prentice-Hall who also founded his own multimedia company, died on May 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Longtime Publishing Marketing Executive Maryann Palumbo Dies at 75

Maryann Palumbo, who rose to become v-p and director of advertising, promotion, and publicity at New American Library, died April 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan J. Hruska, a Founder of Soho Press, Dies at 88

A litigator for 44 years, he was also a novelist; a writer, director and producer of plays and films; and helped establish the independent publishing house Soho Press. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Margot Atwell Named Executive Director and Publisher of Feminist Press

The former director of outreach and international for Kickstarter plans to build on the Press’s mission of centering marginalized voices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jason Epstein, publishing executive who shaped literary tastes, dies at 93

He founded Anchor Books, publishing high-quality paperbacks in the 1950s, then led Random House and helped launch the New York Review of Books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Swift Press to publish Clanchy after Pan Mac departure

Swift Press will publish Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me, along with her prose backlist, after Pan Macmillan parted company with the author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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