From left: Joyce Carol Oates, Fredrik Backman and Jamila Woods. (Linnea Jonasson Bernholm; Jeff Zelevansky/AP; James C. Svehla/Chicago Tribune)

Lit Fest to Feature ‘A Man Called Ove’ Author Backman, Novelist Joyce Carol Oates

Best-selling authors Joyce Carol Oates and Fredrik Backman will be among the headliners at this year’s Printers Row Lit Fest, June 9-10.

Simon & Schuster publisher

Libby McGuire Named Senior VP, Publisher at Atria

Simon & Schuster – Libby McGuire has been named Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Atria Publishing Group, effective April 30

BMG Bertelsmann

Sir Ringo Starr Partners with BMG for Exclusive Worldwide Publishing Deal

Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2018 – BMG is honored to announce Sir Ringo Starr has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with BMG. The agreement covers Starr’s extraordinary and timeless Beatles and solo catalog spanning nearly 50 years, as well as future compositions. The deal encompasses over 150 titles including his featured songwriting… View Article

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Award Winners

Patty Yumi Cotrell, award-winning debut novelist.

Barnes & Noble Names Winners of the 27th Annual Discover Awards

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced that Patty Yumi Cottrell’s Sorry to Disrupt the Peace (McSweeney’s), a darkly comic debut novel . . .

Annie Proulx, winner of the 2018 Library of Congress Prize for Fiction

Annie Proulx Wins 2018 Library of Congress Prize for Fiction

From: Annie Proulx has been named winner of the 2018 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. The honor recognizes an experienced writer whose body of work has “told us something new about the American experience.” Last year, she received the National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The 82-year-old Proulx, who was born in… View Article

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Pick 2018 Award Winners

Award winners – The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA), a non-profit association of independent bookstores from five Northwest states, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, each year picks six or more authors to be promoted in member stores during the winter and spring of 2018. 

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