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Palm Beach Poetry Festival Returns To Delray Beach In January

Pub Date: Aug 15, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF), today announced that the 14th annual festival is returning to Old School Square for six days, January 15-20, 2018. Special Guest Poet will be Coleman Barks, a major poet and the world’s leading expert on 13th century poet Rumi, the founder of Sufism – as well as Read more »

Simon & Schuster

Jennifer Bergstrom Named Senior VP of Gallery Books

Pub Date: Aug 15, 2017

Jennifer Bergstrom has been named Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Gallery Books Group, as announced today by Carolyn Reidy, President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, to whom Ms. Bergstrom will report.             Ms. Bergstrom was previously Vice President and Publisher of Gallery Books.  In her new position, Ms. Bergstrom will have full Read more »

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Barnes & Noble Acquires Student Brands for $58.5 Million

Pub Date: Aug 5, 2017

Barnes & Noble Education Inc. announced on Friday August 4, 2017 that it acquired Hollywood’s Student Brands, a developer of online writing and study tools, for $58.5 million in cash. Student Brands is an education technology company that operates websites focused on student study tools, writing help and literary research. The company has more than Read more »

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Jason Reynolds Named 2017 Indies First Spokesperson

Pub Date: Aug 3, 2017

The American Booksellers Association has named Jason Reynolds as the 2017 official spokesperson for Indies First, a national campaign of activities and events in support of independent bookstores that takes place on Small Business Saturday, the weekend after Thanksgiving. Jason Reynolds is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novels When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, Read more »

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U.S. District Judge Upholds Copyright for Penguin Random House

Pub Date: Aug 2, 2017

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff has found that the unauthorized children’s editions of Truman Capote’sBreakfast at Tiffany’s, Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001, A Space Odyssey and Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea published by Moppet Books infringe the copyrights in the original works.  Judge Rakoff issued the ruling late Friday, July 28 regarding Penguin Random Read more »

C.S. Lewis’ The Most Reluctant Convert Comes To Eisemann Center This Fall

Pub Date: Aug 2, 2017

PREMIERES IN DALLAS Eisemann Center  September 27-October 8 ‘Provocative . . . Highly Entertaining!’  Chicago Sun-Times ‘Masterful . . . Hugely Moving!’  Washington Post ‘Lewis’ Fiercely Considered Intellect  Makes for Intriguing Company!’  The New Yorker ‘Uncannily Spot-On Performance!’  TheaterMania A hit in New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C., C. S. Lewis Onstage: The Most Reluctant Convert makes Read more »

Ingram Content

Four New Publishers to join Ingram Publisher Services’ Distribution Network

Pub Date: Jul 27, 2017

Ingram Publisher Services LLC announces the addition of new publisher clients to their distribution network including: Calexia Press, Hodder Education, and New South Books, effective July 1.  Ingram also is adding Callaway Arts & Entertainment, for which distribution begins on August 5. “These presses publish exceptional content,” said Mark Ouimet, vice president and general manager, Ingram Publisher Services. “We welcome them to Ingram Publisher Services&# Read more »

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VitalSource® and Macmillan Team Up on Enhanced Digital Solutions

Pub Date: Jul 26, 2017

New collaboration provides enhanced digital solutions for a broader population of students  Today Macmillan Learning, a premier educational content and digital solutions company, and VitalSource Technologies LLC, the world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, announced a new collaboration to provide students with greater access and an improved learning experience with Macmillan Read more »

Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group cuts losses by more than a third

Pub Date: Jul 26, 2017

Publisher of the Guardian and Observer says paid membership numbers more than quadrupled in the last financial year The parent company of the Guardian and Observer cut its losses by more than a third to £45m in the last financial year and more than quadrupled its number of paying members, as it seeks to break Read more »

Bertelsmann Media

Bertelsmann and UFA Present ‘Extended Version’ of UFA Film Nights

Pub Date: Jul 12, 2017

  From 22 to 25 August, early masterpieces of cinema history as well as – for the first time – a contemporary UFA movie will be screened in the open air accompanied by live music Premiere of the restored version of the silent movie classics “Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney” (The Love of Jeanne Ney), Read more »