Helen Atsma has been promoted to vp, publisher at Ecco.
Macmillan has postponed its New York City office reopening from January 10 to an undetermined future date, the company announced on Wednesday. They will give employees 30 days notice before they are expected to be in the office. “In the interim, we will remain in the soft reopening model where employees can choose to come into the office at their own discretion,” the memo reads. “The Hybrid & Remote-Friendly pilot program will begin once we have an official reopening date.” This news comes on the heels of Hachette’s announcement that they have not set a date for their office return […]
Ken Liu and Lisa Harding lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes new work from Anne Helen Petersen and Charlie Warzel. Also out today are books by Juhea Kim and H.J. Nelson, excerpted in our Buzz Books 2021: Fall/Winter sampler. 18 new works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-december-7 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Fiction_Publishing_December_/220760 14 new nonfiction titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-nonfiction-publishing-december-7 https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Nonfiction_Publishing_December_/220761 9 new children’s titles https://bookshop.org/lists/new-children-s-titles-publishing-in-december https://shop.aer.io/publishers_lunch/cl/New_Childrens_Titles_Publishing_in_December/220759 We consult a number of sources in compiling our weekly lists and PM members can see our lists for the coming three months through this reference page. But if you want to make sure your key titles are on our radar, now […]
Wiley reported fiscal second quarter results for the period ended October 31, with sales of $533 million, a 9 percent increase from $491 million last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $127.1 million, up from $120.3 million, or 7 percent. Education Publishing sales of $98.6 million were down from $102.4 million last year, “due to softer US enrollment and some easing of prior-year COVID-related tailwinds in content and courseware.” Professional Learning grew 15 percent after last year’s COVID lockdowns, offsetting the Education Publishing decline for a 3 percent lift in the Academic & Professional Learning division overall. The company’s research division grew […]
At Workman Publishing, Elizabeth Drooby has been promoted to assistant manager, online retail, catalogs, and specialty wholesale across all imprints.
Bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff will write the three forthcoming books in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series. Polaris will publish the titles in Sweden; the U.S. publisher has not been announced, but the series has previously been published by Knopf. A publication date hasn’t been set. “It feels almost solemn to write the sequel to Millennium. I said yes to the project without hesitation, even though it postpones my own ideas for new novels,” Smirnoff said. “It’s an exciting opportunity to independently create and make something new based on a unique fictional universe that is known worldwide.” Larsson family representative Magdalena Hedlund […]