2Leaf Press ABA Winter Institute Abrams Adria Martin Adrian Zackheim Akiara Books ALA Midwinter Meeting Aladdin Alexa Pastor Alexis Banyon Alison Petersen Alive Literary Agency All Points Books Amanda Lang Amanda Livingston Amazon Publishing American Booksellers Association American Psychological Association Andrew Hoyem Angoulême International Comics Festival Annie Stone APA Publishing Arcadia Books Arcadia Publishing Arion Press Ashley McPhee Ashley Vanicek Atheneum Books Audrey Steuerwald Autumn House Press Beach Lane Books becker&mayer! Beehive Books Berkley Bonnier Book Advisors Book View Book Your Calendar BookBub BOOM! Studios Borana Greku Borders Brandeis University Press Braun Publishing Bria Sanford Bridget Flannery-McCoy Bryan Norman Candice Chaplin Carnegie Mellon University Press Caroline Abbey Celadon Charles Gallagher Chelsea Morgan Cheryl Pientka Chicago Distribution Center Chris Ryall Christine Pride Christopher Dufault Chronicle Books Ciana 2019 Remainder & Promotional Book Fair Cinco Tintas Columbia University Press Consortium Constance Edmonds Crown Publishing Group Crown Trade Cynthia Lasky Da Capo Press Dartmouth College Press David Drake Della Farrell Diane Ketcham Disney Publishing Worldwide Diversion Press DK Doubleday Ediciones Larousse Elisa Gonzalez Elizabeth Blake-Linn Elsevier Emily Ekle Emma Gordon Eric Duggan Eryn Levine Fareeda Bullert Farrar Straus & Giroux Floating World Comics Forge Books Gayley Avery Gillian Blake Grabhorn Institute Grand Central Publishing Graydon House Green Card Voices Gwydion Suilebhan Hachette Book Group Hampton Ryan Hanna Glidden Hanover Square Press Harlequin Harper Children's HarperCollins Christian Publishing Haymarket Books Heather Connor Heather Fain Henry Holt Highlights for Children Holiday House Houghton Mifflin Harcourt HQN Ian Reilly IDW Media Imagine That Ingram Book Company Inhabit Media Inkyard Press International Kolkata Book Fair IPG Jack Perry Jaclyn Puccini Jacob Weisberg Jaime Noven James Jayo Janet Cooke Jean Vargas Jennifer McClelland-Smith Jill Grinberg Literary Management John Lawton John Radziewicz John Wiley and Sons Julia Ringo Julie Doebler Karen Murgolo Katherine Devendorf Katie Ziga Kayin Patton Key West Literary Seminar Knopf Doubleday Kristine Swartz Lake Union Publishing Latest Laura Barrett Lauren Monaco Leah Trouwborst Levi Stahl Life & Style Lily Kiralla Lisa Jackson Little Brown Books for Young Readers Liz Gately Lookout Books LSC Communications Macmillan Malcolm Gladwell Mallory Hyde Mare Public Relations Margaux Weisman Margo Schickmanter Marie Campbell Mark Weinstein Mary Anne Thompson Associates Mary Marolla Mary Wowk McElderry Books Meg Smith Meg Wheeler Meghan O’Rourke Mira MLA Annual Convention Molly Stern Mora Couch Nancy Yost Literary Agency Naomi Gibbs Neil Hiremath Neri Pozza New Delhi World Book Fair New Issues Poetry & Prose Nightboat Books Oberlin College Press Omnidawn Publishing Optimism Press Park Row Books Parragon Paul Raffle PEN/Faulkner Foundation Penguin Penguin Books Penguin Publishing Group Penguin Random House Adult Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau Perseus Books Picador USA Portfolio Princeton University Press Pronoy Sarkar Pulse Pushkin Industries Rachel Bergquist Rachel Gilmer Rachel Roy Random House Random House Children's Random House Graphic Randy Rosema Richard Rhorer Rick Christian Risa Beckett Roam Agency Rodale Press Roisin Davis Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers Sam Raim Sara Berko Sara Press Sara Sargent Sarah Blumenstock School Library Journal Sentinel Shari Black Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster Children's Simon & Schuster Publishing Group Simon Sinek Skybound Entertainment Slate Sourcebooks Sourcebooks Fire St. Martin's Press Staci Burt Stanford University Stephanie Sirabian Sterling Publishing Studio Goodwin Sturges Talia Levitt Tara Feehan Tchelet Thalia Leaf The Hoover Institution The Monacelli Press The New Yorker The Paris Review The Yale Review Thomas & Mercer Tiny Owl Publishing Tom Doherty Associates Transatlantic Agency University of Chicago Press University Press of New England Valerie Alfred Vintage/Anchor Wade Lucas Waldenbooks Warner Bros. Entertainment Westwood Creative Artists Whitney Leopard Wiley Digital Archives Wizard World Comic Con Woolly Mammoth Theater Company Workman Workman Publishing

People are spinning up in mid-December 2018 – Publishing trends


Because of the merger of October Crown Publishing Group and Random House, Molly Stern, SVP and Publisher, are leaving. EVP and assistant David Drake exchange him. Gillian Blake, formerly editor-in-chief of Henry Holt, joins Crown Trade as CEO and Editor-in-Chief.

Elsewhere in the corporate… Katie Ziga takes over as SVP Government Vice President, Enterprise Supervisor The previous Crown Publishing Group will grow to be Director, Strategy and Funding of Penguin Publishing Group from January. On December 12, Gayley Avery joins DK as Advertising and Publicity Director. He has beforehand served as Advertising and Publicity Director at Bonnier. In Random House Youngsters & # 39; Sara Sargent is a Senior Editor-in-Chief who has labored for Harper Youngsters & # 39; s Chief Editor. Whitney Leopard, formerly BOOM editor! Studios combine with Random House Graphic as an older editor. In Penguin, James Jayo, formerly a Sterling Publishing editor, joined Senior Editor, and Margaux Weisman strikes to his place as a Editor of Vintage / Anchor.

In Harlequin, Heather Connor joins VP, publicity, monitoring Row Books, Hanover Square Press, Graydon Home, MIRA, HQN, and Inkyard Press. He final worked as Berkley's public chief. Tara Feehan joins Harper Youngsters's Government Vice President, Finance and Administration, and joins HarperCollins' Operations & Know-how Finance group. He follows Randy Rosema, who retires in January. Alexis Banyon also participates in the Youngsters's Division as Advertising Director, who has lately worked as Product Improvement Director at Disney Publishing Worldwide. In HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Shari Black joins the Advertising Director, Specialty Publishing. Beforehand he was SVT, Retail Enterprise Improvement, International, Warner Bros Leisure. Lately, Risa Beckett, Parragon's sales and advertising unit, is concerned in North American sales.

Grand Central Publishing calculates its Life & Type publication on the end of the yr. Karen Murgolo, EVP and CEO, will depart the company at the moment. As well as, Heather Fain, formerly Director and Advertising Strategy Director at Hachette Guide Group, has left this publish as Advertising Director of Pushkin Industries, a podcast company founded by Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell. Elsewhere in HBG, John Radziewicz has retired as Managing Director of Da Capo Press. In Grand Central Publishing, Staci Burt joins as a public leader; he was previously a writer of St. Martin's Press.

Chris Ryall joins IDW Media as president, publisher, and artistic director after leaving his submit as Artistic Director and Editor-in-Chief earlier this yr. Within the meantime, he labored on the editorial division of Skybound Entertainment

15. From January 2009, Gwydion Suilebhan will turn out to be Managing Director of the PEN / Faulkner Basis. He is at present the brand and advertising director of Woolly Mammoth Theater Firm and can also be a playwright, scriptwriter and poet.

Meghan O & # 39; Rourke becomes a reporter of the Yale Evaluate on July 1, 2019, the inspiration of the 200th anniversary of the journal. He has written and worked as a journalist for New Yorker, Slate and Paris Assessment

In Arcadia Publishing, Paul Raffle steps down as a COO, followed by former Perseus Books COO Charles Gallagher. Hampton Ryan joins Arcadia's books as a subject sales consultant. Beforehand he worked for Waldenbooks, Borders and Ingram E-book Firm

at Tom Doherty Associates, Stephanie Sirabia, previously CEO of Grande Publishing, turned Deputy Director of Advertising, Promotion and Commerce. As well as, Jennifer McClelland-Smith joins the Advertising Supervisor for Forge Books. Just lately he was a advertising coordinator for Little Brown's younger readers. And in Celadon, Jaime Noven has joined the Advertising Manager who has beforehand worked as Monacelli Press's Public Advertising and Advertising Supervisor.

Roisin Davis is at present Head of Overseas Rights at Haymarket Books. He was beforehand a consultant of Roam Agency.

In the American Psychological Association's APA launch, Emily Ekle joined the editorial workforce for tutorial and professional books. Previous to that, he was a senior acquisition editor at Elsevier

in the agency's news… Cheryl Pientka joined Nancy Yost's Literature Office as head of overseas and voting rights. Earlier, he was Director of Overseas and Subsidiary Rights at Jill Grinberg Literary Administration. Marie Campbell retires as a transatlantic company associate and senior representative, however remains an advisor. March 1 Rick Christian joins Alive Literary Agency as founder and CEO. The company has been internally bought to Bryan Norman, CEO, and Lisa Jackson, EVP.

Wade Lucas, a former affiliate of BookBub, former supervisor, Penguin Random House Audio system Bureau, joined the international account manager. Kayin Patton has additionally been employed as an account coordinator

After the 2019 Winter Institute, Meg Smith retired from his membership and advertising director on the American Booksellers Affiliation.

Bridget Flannery-McCoy has joined Princeton University Press as Senior editor, political science. He was previously a journalist in economics and American historical past at the University of Columbia in the press

Jack Perry, VP, Retail Gross sales Director, leaves the company on the end of December. He plans to return to consulting and may be reached at [email protected]

at Diversion Press, Mark Weinstein, former editor-in-chief of Rodale Press, joins an older editor.

Senior Editor Christine Delight leaves her position to Simon & Schuster to proceed writing and freelance. Rachel Bergquist and Amanda Livingston joined advertising assistants, Schooling & Library

Alison Petersen has joined Chronicle books as CEO, Leisure. He was just lately the E-book Manufacturing Supervisor and Managing Director on the Hoover Institute at Stanford University.

At Workman, Ashley McPhee joined as a promotional coordinator for nameless submit-print. Beforehand he was a youngsters's ebook editor at becker & Mayer !.

In Abrams, Mary Maro was revealed by Youngsters. He had led his personal freelance PR firm, Mare Public Relations. Former Advertising Supervisor for Macmillan Borana Greku

Talia Levitt, Della Farrell and Eryn Levine are also the Advertising Supervisor. Levitt was Agent Studio Goodwin at Sturges; Farrell, Assistant editor of the varsity library journal; and Levine, publishing assistant in Penguin Random Home Audio.

Publisher Andrew Hoyem and senior editor Diane Ketcham retire from Arion Press, San Francisco writer, and high-quality letterpress printer. The day by day operations are managed by present employees and by corporations operating underneath the auspices of the Grabhorn Institute. Ebook Advisors continues to demand and assesses the interest of potential buyers and house owners.

Mallory Hyde joins Sourcebooks Advertising Specialist for Youngsters, whereas Jaclyn Puccini joins Sourcebooks Hearth as Social Media Specialist.


In Abrams, Elisa Gonzalez becomes Gross sales Director, North America and Mary Wowk grow to be Worldwide Director, January 1.

Richard Rhorer has been nominated to exchange Simon & Schuster, publisher, for the Group. In the youngsters of Simon & Schuster, Ian Reilly has been promoted to VP, Demand Planning and Reprint, while Katherine Devendorf takes over as CEO, CEO, and Chelsea Morgan turns into senior production editor. Julie Doebler is now Manufacturing Supervisor for Aladdin and Pulse, where Sara Berko is Senior Manufacturing Manager. Elizabeth Blake-Linn has been promoted to manufacturing director at Atheneum Books, McElderry Books, Seashore Lane Books and Sara Press. In Simon & Schuster, Amanda Lang turns into Senior Publicity Supervisor. In Atheneum, Alexa Pastor is now a journalist.

Cynthia Lasky strikes to SVP, Group Sales Director, Random Home and Crown, and Candice Chaplin turns into VP, Backlist Sales of Penguin Random Home Adult. Christopher Dufault has been promoted to go of Knopf Doubleday after Janet Cooke's retirement. Likewise, Lauren Monaco, Gross sales Director of Penguin Publishing Group, extends control over all division editions when John Lawton retires in the spring. Random Home Youngsters & # 39; s Caroline Abbey is now the editorial director, Audrey Steuerwald becomes Deputy Director, and Hanna Glidden will grow to be Deputy Director. Bria Sanford has been promoted to Chief Editor, Portfolio and CEO of Sentinel. Leah Trouwborst enters Portfolio and Sentinel Editor. In Penguin books, Sam Raim has been promoted as a journalist, whereas Margo Schickmanter takes over in Doubleday. And in Berkley, Fareeda Bullert is now a senior advertising supervisor, whereas Kristine Swartz becomes a journalist and Sarah Blumenstock becomes an Affiliate Editor.

In the Chicago Journal, Levi Stahl has grow to be Advertising Director, Books Division.

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Naomi Gibbs has been promoted to senior editor of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Emma Gordon will turn out to be a writer

Neil Hiremath goes to Manager, Metadata and Digital at Workman Publishing. Elsewhere in the corporate, Lily Kira will grow to be a coordinator, community and digital; Valerie Alfred becomes a Present Gross sales Manager; Rachel Roys turns into Sales Manager of Present Cards; and Jean Vargas is now a Co-ordinator of Present Schooling. Constance Edmonds has been promoted to Promotion Coordinator, all the priorities

Eric Duggan and Adria Martin have each promoted advertising at Amazon Publishing, where Laura Barrett is now Manufacturing Supervisor. Ashley Vanicek joins a PR specialist who helps the publication of Lake Union and Thomas & Mercer

Mora Couchia has been promoted as an Affiliate Editor on the Holiday Home.

Julia Ringo has been promoted to assistant editor of Farrar, Strauss and Giroux

Pronoy Sarkar has joined as an assistant editor who will transfer from the same title to Picador USA.

In BookBub, Annie Stone becomes the Writer Contact Manager.

Rachel Gilmer is now a Content Editor Assistant at Sourcebooks.

The College of Princeton Press, Thalia Leaf has been promoted to assistant editor of history



The consortium has announced eight new distribution clients that got here into drive on 1 January 2019.

In other distribution information: The eight clients of New England University Magazine, ending on the finish of the yr, will move to the Chicago distribution middle. They are the Autumn Home Press, Brandeis University Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, Dartmouth School Press, New Questions for Poetry & Prose, Oberlin School Press, Omnidawn Publishing and 2Leaf Press. And as of January 1, IPG offers with the US and Canadian print publication for 3 Spanish publishers: Ediciones Larousse, Cinco Tintas and Akiara Books.

LSC Communications has acquired the Elsevier Linn, MI refueling and distribution middle. All Elsevier staff shall be transferred to LSC in 2019. Because of this sale, LSC will supply Elsevier's US market and different clients with a multi-yr contract.

Mary Anne Thompson Associates is now a scout for US books at Neri Pozza in Italy, while Liz Gately is now investigating Tchelet in Israel.

Portfolio adds a new line, Optimism Press, in 2019. Simon Sinek works as an "optimist"

John Wiley and Sons have introduced a new partnership between Wiley Digital Archives and Royal Geographic Society with the British Geographers Institute.


January 3-6
MLA Convention
Chicago, IL

January 4-6
Wizard World Comedian Con
New Orleans, LA

5. January 13, 1919
New Delhi World Guide Truthful
New Delhi, India

10.-13. January
Key West Written Seminar
Key West, FL

January 20-21
Ciana 2019
Ciana 2019
London, United Kingdom

Albuquerque, NM

January 24-27
Angoulême Worldwide Cartoon Pageant
Angoulême, France

Angoulême, France

January 25-29
ALA Midwinter Meeting
Seattle, WA

30. January – 10 February
International Kolkata Truthful
Kolkata, India

Written events may be discovered in Calendar.