Editor and innovator Jason Epstein, 93, died on Friday at home on Sag Harbor, his daughter Helen Epstein confirmed to the NYT. Creator of Anchor Books when he was 25, longtime editorial director at Random House, and co-creator of The New York Review of Books and the Library of America, the NYT calls him “the […]
Penguin Random House announced a “realignment and expansion” of portions of its sales force, focused on bolstering their independent bookstore selling teams in particular, bringing together sales across all their children’s lines into unified teams, and creating new rep groups dedicated to selling PRH Publisher Services client publishers to indie stores. The initiatives include “adding […]
Celadon Books co-founder and president Jamie Raab is stepping down, and will take on the new role of publisher-at-large, Macmillan Publishers. She will acquire books across all imprints as well as work on strategic initiatives. She will also edit the books she currently has under contract at Celadon. Co-founder Deb Futter becomes president and publisher […]
SVP and editor in chief at Random House Robin Desser “has decided to leave…to pursue her dreams,” effective April 1, publisher Andy Ward announced. “This news is bittersweet, but after talking to Robin, I fully appreciate and support her choice.” He notes, “she’ll continue to work with some of her, and our, cherished authors.” Desser […]
Longtime Paradigm veteran and head of their book publishing division Alyssa Reuben, has moved over to William Morris Endeavor’s books department in New York.
In the latest in a series of internal realignments, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group will change its paperback publication workflow beginning at the end of January. Editorial, marketing, and publicity staff of the originating imprint will continue to work on their paperback reprints, rather than turn over publication oversight to the Vintage/Anchor team. Paperbacks will still […]