Three children’s authors from around the world will close this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference (28th September-1st October) by giving their vision of the future of reading.
Octopus has struck a two-book deal with global fitness entrepreneur Krissy Cela to publish on the Aster imprint.
Sep 17 2020 In a surprise announcement this morning, Holtzbrinck announced that John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, will leave Macmillan and its parent, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, on January 1. Don Weisberg, president of Macmillan US Trade, has been named to succeed Sargent as CEO of Macmillan Publishers, while Susan Winslow, general manager of Macmillan Learning, will head that division as president. In addition to overseeing all of Macmillan, Sargent was an executive v-p of Holtzbrinck. In making the announcement, Holtzbrinck said Sargent’s departure is due to “disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan.” Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
Ebury Press has swept in for “the ultimate guide to our glorious weather” by the Met Office.
Sep 17 2020 The first volume of Barack Obama’s long-anticipated presidential memoir, A Promised Land, will be published globally in hardcover and digital formats on November 17, 2020 by Crown, an imprint of Penguin Random House. PRH has ordered a three million copy first printing of the U.S. edition, which will be released worldwide simultaneously in 25 languages; in addition PRH will release an unabridged audiobook edition that will be read by President Obama. Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
Penguin General imprint Fig Tree has bought a food memoir by actor and author Stanley Tucci in a 24-hour pre-empt.
Headline Home will publish But Why? How to Answer Tricky Questions from your Kids and Have an Honest Conversation With Yourself While You are At It by Clemmie Telford in 2021.
The first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs, A Promised Land, will be published in November by Viking, it has been announced.
Michela Pea shares insights from her own experience of going from interning for children's publisher Nosy Crow to being named its senior rights manager within a couple of years.
Francine Toon, commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre, has pre-empted the debut novel Other People’s Clothes by Berlin-based American writer Calla Henkel.