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Abrams will launch a new gift and stationery imprint, Abrams Noterie, in February 2015. The line, which launches with four product collections and two journals, will comprise guided and blank journals, notecards, postcards, desk accessories, small gift books, and other inventive paper product formats. Overseeing Abrams Noterie is Karrie Witkin, who…

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Corporate: Bloomsbury Adds Conway; Full Fathom Digital; New Rizzoli Bookstore Lease

Bloomsbury has purchased the 200-title naval and military history list of Conway from Pavilion Books in the UK (the rebranded version of Anova). Bloomsbury will integrate the titles into their existing lines. Terms were not disclosed, but the Bookseller notes that Conway publisher John Lee will leave after 20 years in that…

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People, Etc.: Sand Named Abrams Publisher; Hachette UK Merges Piatkus and C&R

Little, Brown executive editor Michael Sand will join Abrams as vp, publisher, adult trade as September 22. He has been at Little, Brown since 2006. Abrams ceo Michael Jacobs says in the announcement: "Michael Sand is the perfect candidate to continue to envision, shape, and drive our adult editorial programs at…

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Partnerships: Eckhart Tolle Editions; Kensington's Lyrical High Notes Exclusive to BAM

Eckhart Tolle will launch his own imprint, Eckhart Tolle Editions, in conjunction with New World Library in Spring 2015. Tolle will work to identify and develop titles for the line, most of them written by other teachers and authors he has encountered over his past two decades of teaching, and…

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Brenda Marsh has joined Abrams in the newly created position of vp, business development. The position will focus on both new and existing business opportunities, market analysis and company growth initiatives. Most recently, Marsh was vp, author relations at Barnes & Noble. Last week, Barnes & Noble added retired Vice Admiral John…

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Omnific Pairs with Simon & Schuster (And Licenses Titles to Amazon)

Simon & Schuster's Gallery Books has announced a co-publishing agreement with independent publisher of romantic fiction, Omnific Publishing. Under the agreement, Gallery and Pocket will co-publish "a select number" of titles with Omnific, both as ebooks and print books. Additionally, S&S will distribute all Omnific titles. Gallery Books Publishing Group…

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Freeman Partners With Grove Atlantic on Literary Anthology Series

Former Granta editor and NBCC president John Freeman is partnering with Grove Atlantic on a new literary anthology series, Freeman's, to be published twice a year in collaboration with the New School. Freeman's will be an ongoing series of themed anthologies of all original works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry.…

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Stacy Lellos returns to Scholastic, as svp and general manager overseeing Klutz, reporting to Ellie Berger. Lellos has been vp of marketing at Toys R Us since 2013, prior to which she held a variety of publishing and marketing positions at Scholastic since 2000. Director of marketing and publicity at…

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Imprints: Voyager Expands Impulse Digital Program; Harper Canada Launches Harper Avenue; and More

HarperCollins' science fiction & fantasy imprint Voyager is expanding its digital-first Impulse program with 31 new titles set for publication between July 2014 through Winter 2015. These digital-first publications, the "vast majority" of which were acquired from an open global submissions call in 2012, will be followed by short-run paperback…

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People: Mundy Resigns from Atlantic Books

The UK's Atlantic Books announced Thursday that founder, ceo and publisher Toby Mundy has resigned from the company after 14 years, and will leave on June 30. He said in the announcement, "Everything must come to an end and I feel sure that the time is right to pursue new…

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