Publisher News

23 Aug

Macmillan and Binc Award Regional Trade Show Scholarships to Nine Booksellers

The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, which sponsors attendance to a regional association trade show, has been awarded to nine booksellers.

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23 Aug

Rodale Kids to Feature Health and Wellness Books for Children

Rodale Books’ new children’s imprint, Rodale Kids, to launch in September, will publish a variety of fiction and nonfiction titles for infants, children, and teens.

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16 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Acquisition talks with Quarto Group end; Louise Burke to retire from S&S; Ryan Doherty named editor of Celadon Books; PEN Center USA Literary Award finalists announced; Winners announced for NEIBA Rusty Drugan Scholarship, NAIBA Handseller of the Year, Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards, Hugo Awards

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09 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Como sales rep Maureen Karb wins NEIBA award; PW Star Watch honorees announced; Quarto Group receives purchase offer; NYU contracts with Follett to operate bookstore

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02 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Becky Anderson runs for Congress; Macmillan to move; Ingram announces promotions; Quarto Iberoamericana enters agreements; Kristin Keith Sales Rep of the Year, BISG Distinguished Service Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award, RITA Awards, Restless Books Prize winners announced

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26 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Library of America president to retire; S&S launches Skybound Books; Vintage Espanol appoints new publishing director; Investor urges B&N to sell; Frankfurt Book Fair to feature S&S CEO; NEIBA, GLIBA Book Award winners 

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19 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Dana Canedy named administrator of Pulitzer Prizes; Indigo Books & Music may expand to U.S.; Status of Affordable Care Act repeal vote uncertain; Celadon Books to launch; Staff changes at S&S Books for Young Readers, Harvard University Press, The Feminist Press; Hugh M. Hefner Foundation award winners, Center for Fiction First Novel Prize longlist, International Thriller Writers’ award winners announced; Little Free Library wins WNBA’s Second Century Prize

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19 Jul

PRH Offering Free Year of Treeline Analytics Lite to New Users

Penguin Random House and Above the Treeline are teaming up to offer a free year of Analytics Lite to independent booksellers in the U.S. that are new to Above the Treeline.

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11 Jul

Small Press Profile: Dundurn Press

Toronto-based Dundurn Press is the largest independent publisher in Canada, publishing fiction, mysteries, biographies, books for young adults, and business, history, and current affairs titles.

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05 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Staff changes at Hub City Writers Project; NPD sells Pubnet, PubEasy; Ingram acquires NBNi; PRH completes acquisition of Ediciones B; Benjamin Steinberg joins Dey Street Books; Southern Book Prize winners announced; Goddard Riverside to honor B&T president and Mary Higgins Clark

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05 Jul

A Roundup of Publisher Support Programs for New Indie Bookstores

Booksellers can visit the American Booksellers Association’s Book Buyer’s Handbook to find information about publisher programs aimed at supporting new bookstores opening in the independent channel.

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28 Jun

BTW News Briefs

PRH announces Oprah edition of Behold the Dreamers; Open Road to market other publishers’ backlist; PRH to close Blue Rider Press; HarperCollins general counsel to retire; RH Childrens Books partners with JetBlue for Soar with Reading; Crown launches Currency imprint; Pritzker Award winner announced

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21 Jun

BTW News Briefs

ILSR responds to Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition; Tubby & Coo’s, White Birch Books win Sourcebooks challenge; WNDB launches OurStory app; NEA awards $84 million in grants; Chicago Review Press acquires Bright Ideas for Learning series; Man Booker International Prize, WNBA Awards, CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners announced

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21 Jun

Macmillan Announces New Store Opening Policy

Macmillan Publishers has created a policy to support new bookstores opening in the independent bookstore channel.

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14 Jun

BTW News Briefs

BookExpo event director pens letter to booksellers; CBC introduces Reading Beyond; Ingram announces promotions, new staff; Signature launches “Immigrants Write” series; Tracy K. Smith named U.S. Poet Laureate; Griffin Poetry Prize, Baileys Women’s Prize, Lambda Literary Award winners announced

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