The Virginia Beach Circuit Court issued preliminary orders finding “probable cause to believe” that two books — A COURT OF MIST AND FURY by Sarah J. Maas and GENDER QUEER by Maia Kobabe — are deemed “obscene for unrestricted viewing by minors” under Virginia state law. The authors or publishers have 21 days to respond to […]
At Abrams, Christian Westermann has joined as senior marketing manager, working with The Overlook Press and Abrams Press imprints.
In case you missed it, we had another terrific evening on Wednesday with six breakout fall/winter authors and their editors on our latest Buzz Books Editors Panel. Praise and enthusiasm from booksellers continues to pour in and now we have the full recording available to watch at your leisure. And if you haven’t done so yet, […]
After our successful adult Buzz Editors Panel last night, we are open for registration for our second virtual Buzz Books Young Adult Editors Panel, convening on Wednesday, June 8 at noon Eastern. Our editors panels are curated, marquis, free events; no paid tickets, not dozens of sessions. Once again, we are honored to have the American […]
Laurel Stokes has joined Hachette as backlist director. She was most recently national account manager at HarperCollins Publishers.
Former Putnam vp, executive art director Ann Spinelli died on May 9 at 77. Starting in 1981, she worked at Putnam for 30 years, and designed and art directed covers by Tom Clancy, Amy Tan, Kurt Vonnegut and others. “Ann is remembered as a mentor to the designers whose careers she launched and who are […]