Obituary: Danielle Cumbo

Publishing industry veteran Danielle Cumbo, who most recently served as director, international sales at Simon & Schuster, passed away after a long illness on April 16. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Mordicai Gerstein

Caldecott Award-winning children's author and illustrator Mordicai Gerstein, widely lauded for his mixed-media compositions featuring fluid pen-and-ink lines, died September 24 in Northampton, Mass., at the age of 83. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Sansom obituary

My friend John Sansom, who has died aged 82, was a prolific art book publisher who made a huge contribution to the post-1970s culture boom, during which modern British art went from being overlooked and somewhat provincial to having high international standing.His Bristol-based Redcliffe Press,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-21 13:58:41 UTC ]
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Obituary: Toni Morrison (18/02/1931-05/08/19)

Four publishing industry figures pay tribute to and share their recollections of acclaimed author and the first African-American Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 22:10:49 UTC ]
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Obituary: Russell Perreault, V-p at Vintage Anchor, 52

Veteran book publicist Russell Perreault died on Saturday. The executive director of publicity and social media for Penguin Random House's Vintage Anchor imprint, who had been with the unit for 25 years, was 52. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Jason Schneider, 44

Jason Schneider, editorial director for Skyhorse Publishing, died July 26 after a long illness. He was 44. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Phil Pelham

Hodder & Stoughton c.e.o. Jamie Hodder-Williams pays tribute to Hodder field sales manager Phil Pelham.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 21:46:25 UTC ]
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Obituary: Istvan Bart

Frances Pinter remembers Hungarian publisher Istvan Bart, who has died in Budapest at the age of 75. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 06:30:20 UTC ]
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Obituary: Literary Agent Irene Skolnick Dies at 80

Literary agent Irene Skolnick died June 27, 2019, after a long illness. She was 80 years old. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cecil Woolf obituary

Publisher and nephew of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, he extended the hand of friendship to Woolf scholars and writersThe publisher and editor Cecil Woolf, who has died aged 92, was a nephew of Virginia and Leonard Woolf and the last person to have known Virginia Woolf personally, taking her tea... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 16:42:57 UTC ]
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Obituary: Kenneth Seeman Giniger

Author, editor, and publisher Kenneth Seeman Giniger died on April 26. He was 100. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Charles Rue Woods

Charles Rue Woods, art director at Grove Atlantic for nearly 20 years, died May 15. He was 69. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Michelle Lewy, 62

Michelle Lewy, who held executive spots at a number of publishing houses, died May 7. She was 62. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Warren Adler

Warren Adler, a novelist best known for his 1981 bestseller 'The War of Roses,' died at age 91 in New York City on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Author Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, creator of more than 130 books for children and young adults, and known for her beloved series about boy detective Nate the Great, died on March 12; she was 90. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Bob Schmid

Bob Schmid, a longtime Simon & Schuster sales representative, died last month in Baltimore. He was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Danielle McLaughlin among $165k Windham-Campbell Prize winners

Irish author Danielle McLaughlin has been awarded a $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize, alongside seven other writers honoured for their literary achievements. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Hamilton

Longtime Penguin art director John Hamilton passed away in February, at the age of 55. Eight colleagues and collaborators share their memories of him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: John Vincent Neal Dies at 77

John “Jack” Vincent Neal, cofounder of Neal-Schuman Publishers and the Neal-Schuman Foundation died on February 20. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Paul B. Janeczko

Paul B. Janeczko, longtime teacher and lauded poet and anthologist best known for his poetry anthologies for children, died February 19 following an illness. He was 73. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Raincoast's Allan MacDougall Dies at 71

Allan MacDougall, cofounder and former CEO of Canada's largest book distributor and wholesaler, Raincoast Books, has died. He was 71. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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