Following a successful year, and in response to the rising cost of living, Bloomsbury increased their annual salary increase for employees in all territories to 5 percent. They will also give staff a bonus of up to 6 percent, a program that reportedly began last year. A spokesperson told The Bookseller: “Our staff will share […]
Like many other businesses at this stage of the pandemic, book publishing is seeing a tentative return to physical offices accompanied by an unequivocal surge in recruiting and hiring. Statistics and informal reports suggest a variety of factors of work: Catching up from a big lag in hiring in 2020, hiring for new skills and […]
A celebration of the life of agent Chuck Verrill, who died on January 9, will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 2 PM at the Center for Fiction in NYC. The public is invited to join Darhansoff & Verrill Literary, the Verrill family, and Chuck’s many friends in honoring his passing.
Hachette Book Group ceo Michael Pietsch announced to employees dates they will be expected to return to the office: April 18 in Berkeley, Boulder, Chapel Hill, Nashville, Philadelphia, Portland, Toronto; April 25 in New York and May 2 in Boston and North Adams. In a 6-month pilot program, “HBG will follow a hybrid model, with all […]
It seems that a number of good journalists and publications are going to waste a lot of energy raking through gossip about the late Dick Robinson and current controlling owner and chair of Scholastic, Iole Lucchese. The pretense is to inform about what might happen next at the venerated children’s publisher: “Now there may be […]
Liveright editor-in-chief and publisher Robert Weil will shift out of a managerial role as of July 1, to acquire and edit books as vp, executive editor. Peter J. Simon, vp and editor in Norton’s college department, will become Liveright’s editor-in-chief. Chairman and president Julia Reidhead said, “When Bob Weil accepted the challenge of reviving Liveright, we […]