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Jonathan Karp Succeeds the Late Carolyn Reidy as S&S Head

New York, NY, May 28, 2020–ViacomCBS has promoted Jonathan Karp to president and CEO of book publisher Simon & Schuster. He succeeds Carolyn Reidy, who died earlier this month. Karp recently served as the president and publisher of Simon & Schuster’s adult publishing division, which includes Atria Books, Avid Reader Press, Gallery Books, Scribner, Simon… View Article

Carolyn Reidy

S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy Dies

Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy, a primal force in publishing, died Tuesday morning, May 12 at age 71 from a heart attack. Her passing was announced by Dennis Eulau, the company’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer. “Carolyn was both an exemplary leader and a supremely talented and visionary publishing executive,” Eulau said in… View Article

Book Expo Postponed Until 2021

A Statement from BookExpo “To our BookExpo, UnBound & BookCon community, Due to the escalation of COVID-19 globally, Reed Exhibitions has today announced that the next edition of BookExpo, UnBound and BookCon will now take place in the spring of 2021. Initially, we were optimistic that our events could run in late July. However, as… View Article

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Award Winners

ASJA Congratulates This Year’s Writing Award Winners

This year, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Awards–honoring the outstanding nonfiction work produced on a freelance basis during the past year–are being presented online. One category will be reported each day for 23 days on ASJA’s website, ASJA’s Facebook page, on Twitter @ASJAhq, and on Instagram @ASJAhq, giving members more time to read each piece… View Article

The Old Drift, by Namwali Serpell

Los Angeles Times : Book Prizes Winners Announced

04/17/2020 | 12:01pm EDT Winning authors share brief video acceptance speeches on Twitter The 40th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded today on The Times’ Books Twitter feed. The literary awards continue to champion new voices and celebrate the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers. Following each prize announcement, a… View Article

Everything Inside, Story Prize Finalist among three

Story Prize Finalists Chosen

The Story Prize, now in its 16th year, is has chosen three outstanding short story collections as finalists from 94 submissions representing 72 different publishers or imprints. The winner will receive $20,000 and runners up will receive $5,000 each.  They are: Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat (Alfred A. Knopf) Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine (One World)… View Article

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