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: Steve Potash

OverDrive has donated more than 6.6 million units to libraries and schools since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis. And the company’s efforts have extended beyond the pandemic. 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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PW Notable: David Unger and Retha Powers

Cofounded in 1998 by bestselling novelist Walter Mosley and founding director David Unger, the Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York is designed to take advantage of the school’s diverse student body to recruit and train a new generation of publishing professionals. 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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World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2020, by Michelle Johnson

Lit Lists Literary translation’s 2020 story is one of abundance and adaptation. Like most books published this year, dozens of new translations were published during a global pandemic. Events quickly moved from bookstores to Zoom. Writers and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-14 20:55:17 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Sally Richardson

To say Richardson, who is is wrapping up her 50th year at the St. Martin’s Publishing Group, has done it all at the company is an understatement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Angela Bole and Terry Nathan

The CEO and COO of IBPA keep moving the cause of indie publishers and self-published authors forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables: Our Readers Pick Their Industry MVPs

This year, we asked our readers to tell us who they think are some of the industry’s most valuable players. Here’s what some of them wrote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Notable: Reese Witherspoon

A new book club queen has emerged—and she's almost as good at selling books as she is on the silver screen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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World Literature Today’s 75 Notable Translations of 2019, by Michelle Johnson

News and Events Michelle Johnson In 2019 WLT continued publishing fiction, poems, interviews, and essays in translation—publishing more than 50 pieces from languages ranging from Albanian to Zoque—along with pieces by translators about their work. In... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-10 14:32:34 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Madeline McIntosh

Penguin Random House US CEO McIntosh’s biggest move came in mid-October, when she announced the merger of the Crown Publishing Group and the Random House Publishing Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Glory Edim

Well-Read Black Girl, a fast-growing literary community of black female book lovers founded by Glory Edim, began as an affectionate T-shirt conceived and executed by Edim’s boyfriend. “Well-Read Black Girl was a nickname he had for me,” Edim says. “It was sweet and creative.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Notables of the Year: Randall White

Educational Development Corp. posted sales of $32.5 million in fiscal 2015, with earnings of under $1 million. By fiscal 2018, revenue had soared to $112 million and profits topped $5 million, but Randall White acknowledges that EDC had lots of challenges in dealing with the explosive growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: David Moberg

David Moberg has worked in Christian publishing since 1975 and played a crucial role in bringing Thomas Nelson and Zondervan together under the HarperCollins Christian Publishing umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Notables of the Year: Moira Donegan

Shortly after the 'New York Times' and the 'New Yorker' jointly reported on the sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet called Shitty Media Men began to circulate, particularly among women, in New York City media and publishing circles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Becky Anderson

Lots of people have complained about the policies of the Trump administration, but Anderson, co-owner of Anderson’s Bookshops, is hoping to do something about them. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Notables of the Year: Margaret Atwood

The septuagenarian Canadian author has, this year, become a cultural icon, as well as Canada’s best-known author—and 'The Handmaid's Tale' has become a backlist sensation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Notables of the Year: Jeff Shotts

The Graywolf Press executive editor’s authors have had a remarkable run of being nominated for—and winning—some of literature's biggest awards, all the way up to the Nobel. It seems as if everything Shotts acquires turns to gold. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notables of the Year: Ray Griffith

Griffith became CEO of the Follett Corp. in May 2015. Less than a year later, he oversaw the acquisition of Baker & Taylor. Now, under Griffith, Follett continues to zero in on new markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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