Obituary: Lucky Spool Media Founder Susanne Woods, Dies at 47

Susanne Woods, founder and publisher of needle and sewing crafts publisher Lucky Spool Media, died February 19, 2020, of complications from metastatic breast cancer. She was 47. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Pioneering' Bookstart founder Wendy Cooling dies

Bookstart founder and children's author Wendy Cooling has died following a short illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 17:38:10 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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Obituary: Marian Wood

Marian Wood, a veteran editor and former v-p and publisher of an eponymous imprint at G.P. Putnam's Sons, died over the weekend. Penguin Random House called Wood's time in the business, which began in the 1970s, "one of the most illustrious careers in publishing." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Linda Cannon, Parson Weems' Co-Owner, Dies at 68

Linda Cannon, co-owner of Parson Weems’ Publisher Services and a longtime bookseller and sales rep, died on December 5 following a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Howard Cruse, Pioneering Queer Cartoonist, Dies at 75

The pioneering underground and queer cartoonist and author of the acclaimed queer/civil rights graphic novel 'Stuck Rubber Baby,' died November 26, from lymphoma. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ernest J. Gaines, Novelist of the Black South, Dies at 86

Ernest J. Gaines, award-winning author of the acclaimed novel 'The Autobiography of Jane Pittman,' and a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant recipient, died of a heart attack at his home in Oscar, La. He was 86. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksource Founder Sandy Jaffe Dies at 80

Sanford “Sandy” Jaffe, founder and CEO The Booksource, a book wholesaler and bindery focused on the education and library market, died September 12, He was 80. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 10:03:11 UTC ]
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Tributes paid after Gay's The Word founder Jonathan Cutbill dies, aged 82

Tributes have been paid to Gay’s The Word bookshop co-founder Jonathan Cutbill, who has passed away aged 82 after a period of ill health. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:00:19 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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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: 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: 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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Obituary: Author Eugene H. Peterson Dies at 85

The bestselling author of ‘The Message’ Bible translation and several other works died at age 85 on October 22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Steve Ditko, Co-creator of Spider-Man, Dies at 90

Ditko, who was best known as co-creator of the iconic superhero Spider-Man, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment June 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Sam Hamill, Co-Founder of Copper Canyon Press

Poet Sam Hamill, the founding editor of poetry publisher Copper Canyon Press, died on April 14 at his home in Anacortes, Wash., after a series of health complications. He was 74. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clique co-founder Katherine Power on how to succeed in a new era of digital media

As one of the earliest style publishers to successfully marry editorial content to e-commerce, Clique Brands Inc. -- formerly Clique Media Group -- is focused on continuing to find new ways to use digital to strengthen this relationship. We caught up with co-founder Katherine Power to share some... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Lib: Skift Founder Rafat Ali on the State of Travel -- and the Media -- in 2018

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!Rafat Ali is co-founder and CEO of the travel site Skift, which covers the business side of the travel industry. In publishing circles, he's also known... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Parker B. Ladd, Retired Publishing Executive, Dies

The former executive at Charles Scribner's Sons, a director of the Association of American Publishers, and cofounder of Literacy Partners died on November 14. He was 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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