Obituary: Sarah Catherine Lindsay

Sarah Catherine “Sally” Lindsay, formerly v-p of merchandising and marketing at Koen Book Distributors, died at her home in Rockville, Md., on November 27. She was 70. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]

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Sarah Foot obituary

My friend Sarah Foot, who has died aged 75 after a short illness, was a Cornish writer, social worker and much-loved member of the celebrated Foot clan. She was the daughter of the diplomat and politician Hugh Foot (later Lord Caradon), niece of the former Labour leader Michael Foot and sister... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Tomie dePaola

Award-winning author-illustrator Tomie dePaola, widely known for his stylized folk-art illustrations and vast catalogue of popular picture books, died March 30 of complications from surgery following a fall. He was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lilian Mohin obituary

My mother, Lilian Mohin, who has died aged 81, was a co-founder in the 1970s of the London-based feminist publishing house Onlywomen Press, for which she wrote and edited works of literature and poetry. Lilian set up Onlywomen Press in 1974 with Sheila Shulman and Deborah Hart – and was a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-13 16:34:45 UTC ]
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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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Obituary: Gail Shepherd

Award-winning journalist, poet, and rising children's book author Gail Shepherd died of complications from a brain tumor on February 24 in Lake Worth, Fla.; she was 62. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Caro to lead Basic Books UK

John Murray Press has appointed Sarah Caro as publishing director of the newly created UK arm of Basic Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 17:36:31 UTC ]
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Obituary: Betsy Byars

Prolific children’s author Betsy Byars, winner of the Newbery Medal and National Book Award, died on February 26 in Seneca, S.C.; she was 91. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is going to prison for a children’s book scandal.

Early last year, the city of Baltimore faced an odd political scandal involving then-Mayor Catherine Pugh and her self-published children’s book series about a health-conscious young girl named Healthy Holly. The Baltimore Sun broke the news that while Pugh was a board member of the University... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Clive Cussler obituary

Prolific author of fast-paced thrillers, including Raise the Titanic!, featuring the adventure hero Dirk PittThe prolific and popular novelist Clive Cussler, who has died aged 88, combined adventure and technology into fast-paced thrillers. Ubiquitous and easily recognisable on airport... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Obituary: Myron Levoy

Author Myron Levoy, whose acclaimed YA novel ‘Alan and Naomi’ was a National Book Award finalist, has died at age 89. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Crichton Named Editor-in-Chief at Holt

Amy Einhorn, president and publisher of Henry Holt, has named Sarah Crichton v-p and editor-in-chief of the Macmillan division. She will start April 6. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mission Rocío: From Quito to Paris and Guadalajara, Saving the Earth One Poem at a Time, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Cultural Cross Sections Alice-Catherine Carls Pachamama / Pichincha / Photo by Scipio Rocío Durán-Barba / Photo by Stephen Carls Rocío Durán-Barba is one of the most important voices of Latin American literature today. The author of more than fifty... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Who’s in charge? How Anonymous became a star in publishing | Sarah Ditum

From Secret Barristers to pseudonymous paramedics and White House moles, Anon is writing a lot of books these days – and identifying some unexpected truths“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman,” wrote Virginia Woolf. Today, Anonymous is probably an outraged employee in a public service: a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-10 00:00:19 UTC ]
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Titan Books snaps up video essayist Lindsay Ellis' début novel

Titan Books has bought a début novel from popular writer and video essayist Lindsay Ellis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sarah Moss on Ghost Walls, Violence Against Women, and Social Structures

Kendra Winchester: Hello, I’m Kendra Winchester. And this is Reading Women, a podcast inviting you to reclaim half the bookshelf by discussing books written by or about women. Today, I’m talking to Sarah Moss about her book Ghost Wall, which is out now in paperback from Picador. Welcome to 2020,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 09:45:19 UTC ]
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Obituary: Clay Winters

Longtime publishing executive Clay Winters, former president of the Putnam & Grosset Group and co-founder of Boyds Mills Press, died on December 22; he was 85. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Piers Jones obituary

My son Piers Jones, who has died aged 47 from cancer, worked as a digital publishing expert at the Guardian for eight years before becoming the first chief digital officer at the Natural History Museum in London.In various roles at the Guardian from 2008 onwards he helped to make it possible for... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Best known for her role on ‘Downton Abbey,’ Catherine Steadman is making a splash as an author

Her new book, “Mr. Nobody,” is a delightfully twisty follow-up to her debut, “Something in the Water.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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