Saluting HMH, a Storied Trade Publisher

Gary Gentel, the former head of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, remembers a proud and feisty house, now gone. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,' says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Self-Publishing Counterbalance Trade Publishing Consolidation?

More traditional publishers will likely merge over the next decade, further consolidating power. but as self-publishers continue to organize, they offer a viable alternative. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How HarperCollins Will Integrate HMH Trade

As part of the integration of the former HMH trade divisions, the new organization will place the bulk of the adult properties in the William Morrow group under Liate Stehlik, while the two children’s imprints, as well as HarperCollins Productions, will become part of HarperCollins Children’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Newly Published, From the World Trade Center to a Cheeto-Loving Crow

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-25 15:26:08 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Inside Ingram, a Quiet Force in Trade Publishing

On the opening day of the U.S. Book Show, Ingram Content Group chairman John Ingram and author Keel Hunt sat down with PW executive editor Jim Milliot, giving publishing professionals a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the distributor, printer, and publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher stands by 'Flamin' Hot' book after Frito-Lay calls origin story 'urban legend'

'We are proud to stand with our author,' said the head of Portfolio Books, promising that the memoir 'Flamin' Hot' will still be released June 15. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-19 00:04:48 UTC ]
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The Book Closes on HMH Trade

As HarperCollins prepares to integrate Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's trade division, the group's name—and 150 years of trade publishing history—will fade away. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Trade Publishers Have a Good Start to 2021

First quarter financial reports from five major trade publishers showed the sales momentum that built up through 2020 has carried over into this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Without Trade Unit, Q1 Results Stabilized at HMH

First quarter sales at learning technology company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt fell 3.7% compared to last year's first period, but its bottom line showed improvement. The trade group saw a 12% jump in sales, but those revenues are not included in HMH's official results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rewriting history: why book publishing must embrace LGBTQ+ stories—and soon

For many readers growing up in the UK, the book publishing sector does not adequately serve them with books that speak to their experience of their sexuality or gender—and this must change. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 21:47:40 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Segments Have Fast Start to 2021

A 29.2% sales increase in adult trade titles and a 11.8% gain in sales in the children’s/young adult segment led to a 10.3% increase in January industry sales over January 2020 for the 1,359 publishers who report results to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Acquire HMH Trade

The second largest trade publisher in the U.S. will buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media, generally considered the sixth largest, for $349 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, HMH Partner to Publish Benefit Collaborative Novel

The Authors Guild Foundation has reached a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to publish a collaborative novel edited by the acclaimed novelist Margaret Atwood that will feature the writing of more than a dozen notable authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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Trade Publishing Segment Shines in a Flat 2020

Total industry sales rose 0.1% in 2020 compared to 2019 based on year-end figures supplied by 1,354 publishers to AAP’s StatShot program. The two major trade categories had solid gains in the year, while the two big educational segments had declines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish the story behind the making of the Oxford vaccine

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the inside story of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine written by two of the leading scientists who developed it, Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 06:00:52 UTC ]
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