PW Notable: Adam Lerner

Adam Lerner has been leading Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Group for roughly 20 years, and this year the independent children’s press’s reach has extended far beyond the traditional community of young readers, the book trade, and the school and library market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Adam Lerner

Adam Lerner has been leading Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Group for roughly 20 years, and this year the independent children’s press’s reach has extended far beyond the traditional community of young readers, the book trade, and the school and library market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: Mitchell Kaplan

Mitchell Kaplan has been an influential fixture in publishing since he founded the bookstore chain Books & Books in Miami in 1982. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: Karen Torres

Even in a year that saw scores of departures from the publishing industry of well-known figures, booksellers around the country were stunned when Hachette Book Group announced in June that its longtime head of field sales and account marketing, Karen Torres, would retire in mid-July after a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: Monique Patterson

The romance publishing veteran, who was tapped to helm the Tor Publishing Group’s new romance imprint, Bramble, in February, has made a top-tier publishing career out of finding and putting out romance novels across an impressive span of subgenres. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: Jonathan Karp

Jonathan Karp took over as CEO of Simon & Schuster in May 2020 under the most challenging conditions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables 2023: John Chrastka

John Chrastka, founder and executive director of EveryLibrary, the nation’s only political action committee dedicated to supporting libraries, stepped up for the library community in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Jeffrey and Pamela Blair

It’s always been about access for Jeffrey and Pamela Blair. The couple founded EyeSeeMe African American Children’s Bookstore in St. Louis in 2015 because, when homeschooling their four children, they couldn’t find high-quality books that contained fully realized Black characters and presented... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Michael Jacobs

When Michael Jacobs took over as CEO of Harry Abrams in 2004, an important part of his mandate was to diversify what was then the leading illustrated book publisher in the country. Jacobs, who handed the CEO reins over to Mary McAveney at the end of November, succeeded in building the company,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: The HarperCollins Union

In perhaps the most significant organized labor effort at a U.S. publisher in almost 50 years, HarperCollins union members went on a lengthy strike this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Bodour Al Qasimi

Bodour Al Qasimi, who is from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, has been the Arab world’s unofficial publishing ambassador since she came on the international publishing scene in 2007, after launching the Arabic-language children’s publishing house Kalimat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Florence Pan

In September, Florence Pan was confirmed as the newest judge on the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. But before she could assume that new position, she became known in publishing circles as the judge who presided over the U.S. v. Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGAA... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover is well on the way to selling more books in 2022 than Stephen King, James Patterson, and John Grisham. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Fiona McCrae

An era in literary publishing is coming to an end: Fiona McCrae, 63, will retire in June 2022 after 40 years in publishing—28 of them as publisher of Graywolf Press, the venerable Minneapolis house that regularly wins prestigious awards for its books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Tanya McKinnon

Over the course of her more than 20 years as a literary agent, Tanya McKinnon, founder of McKinnon Literary, has fought the good fight for the books and words of a long list of talented Black authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Nancy Pearl

On November 17, Nancy Pearl was honored with the 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community by the National Book Foundation. It is a lifetime honor richly deserved. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Beth Moore

Bible teacher and bestselling author Beth Moore made front-page news in March when she announced her departure from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), explaining to Religion News Service that the world’s largest Baptist denomination is “not in step with the gospel.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Joe Matthews

Since becoming CEO of Independent Publishers Group in January 2016, Joe Matthews has built it into a distributor for independent publishers that now has more than 1,000 clients in the U.S. and U.K., and has more than 400 employees and 150,000 SKUs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Amandeep Kochar

It’s been a swift rise for Amandeep Kochar, who joined Baker & Taylor in 2014 and enthusiastically fulfilled several roles on his way to being named executive v-p and general manager in 2019. But in November 2021, Kochar took his enthusiasm to the next level—he bought the company from parent... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Varian Johnson and Paula Chase

For the past 13 years, 'The Brown Bookshelf,' a website launched in 2007 by children’s authors Varian Johnson and Paula Chase, has promoted Black authors and illustrators with such initiatives as 28 Days Later. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl

With its deep inventory, large event space, cozy café, and cool vibe, Moon Palace, founded in 2012 by Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl, has long been a popular gathering place for readers and writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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