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Pen America

2017 PEN/Heim Translation Grant Winners Announced

Pub Date: Feb 6, 2017

PEN America is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants and the inaugural winner of the PEN Grant for the English Translation of Italian Literature. The Translation Fund, now celebrating its fourteenth year, received a record number of applications this year—224 in total—from a wide array of languages of origin, genres, and Read more »

Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster Brings Beloved Authors to Broadway in March

Pub Date: Jan 26, 2017

Simon & Schuster is pleased to announce that it will host on Saturday March 11 an unprecedented gathering of bestselling literary star-power for an entertaining and enlightening afternoon of lively, book-focused conversation featuring some of today’s most popular and beloved authors.   Taking the stage at one of the most famous theaters in the world, New Read more »

Ingram Content Group

Ingram Content Announces Promotions and New Associates

Pub Date: Jan 23, 2017

Ingram Content Group today announced promotions and new associates to the company. Ed Spade is now the Senior Manager of Content Acquisition, North America, for Lightning Source LLC. He joined Ingram in 2015 as a Senior Content Acquisition Manager, consulting publishers on their strategies for print and digital publishing, including digital content management and distribution Read more »

Bertelsmann Media

Bertelsmann Open to Increasing its Stake in Penguin Random House

Pub Date: Jan 18, 2017

  Reconfirmation of commitment to the book business Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: “Penguin Random House has achieved all goals of the combination” Bertelsmann is open to increasing its share in the world’s biggest trade publishing group, Penguin Random House. The international media, services, and education company currently holds a majority 53-percent stake in the group Read more »

2017 Hillman Prizes for Journalism– Enter Now

Pub Date: Jan 10, 2017

2017 Hillman Prizes for Journalism Entry Deadline: January 30 The Sidney Hillman Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2017 Hillman Prizes which honor investigative journalism and commentary in the public interest. Winners exemplify reportorial excellence, storytelling skill, and social justice impact. The 2017 prizes will be given for work published or aired in 2016. Our categories are: Book (nonfiction) Newspaper Reporting (print or online) Magazine Reporting (print Read more »

Vital Source, Ingram Content Group

VitalSource appoints Jennifer Solomon and Tim Ridgway to Leadership Roles

Pub Date: Jan 10, 2017

VitalSource Technologies LLC today announced the addition of Jennifer Solomon as its Director of Market Development. “Jenn has a wealth of experience in the educational publishing industry and came to us with an incredibly strong sales and leadership background and a consistent track record of building successful teams, driving sales and growth in market share Read more »

American Society of Journalists

ASJA Conference for Writers Scheduled for 2017

Pub Date: Jan 6, 2017

According to the polling firm Nielsen, Americans’ most common New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, getting into shape, saving money, and spending more time with friends and family. The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Annual Conference on May 5 and 6, 2017 in New York City can’t help people pursue these worthwhile personal Read more »

Barnes & Noble Bookseller

Barnes & Noble Sales Fall Short, But Profits Up

Pub Date: Jan 5, 2017

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) today reported that comparable store sales decreased 9.1% for the nine-week holiday period ending December 31, 2016. Online sales increased approximately 2% for the holiday period. The sales decrease was largely due to lower traffic, as well as the decline in coloring books and artist supplies – a reversal of Read more »

2017 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards – Call for Submissions

Pub Date: Dec 19, 2016

It’s about that time again! The 34th annual Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards (EFJ) — honoring the best in business news journalism — is calling for submissions. Broadcast, print, radio and online news organizations and reporters can submit financial news stories that were published, posted or aired between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016. Business book authors and publishers Read more »

Pen America

Announcing the 2017 Literary Awards Longlists

Pub Date: Dec 9, 2016

PEN America is pleased to announce the longlists for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards. Over the past five days with the help of Mashable, PEN America celebrated 90 exceptional literary works, selected by the judges of our nine book awards. Learn more about the 2017 judges here.  These nominations arrive just in time for the holiday season. With recommendations across the Read more »