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Digital Book World 2020 ‘Special Edition’ Sells Out In-Person Gathering

News – NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 18, 2020) – Digital Book World (DBW) 2020 “Special Edition,” taking place Sept. 14-16, 2020, both as an in-person conference for two days and a one-day virtual event, recently sold out the in-person segment of the conference at Arrington Vineyards in Arrington, Tenn., Sept. 14-15.

Book by President's Niece Temporarily Bloked

Judge Temporarily Blocks Mary L. Trump Book About the PODUS

On June 30, a New York State judge temporarily blocked publication of Mary L. Trump’s “harrowing” tell-all about her uncle, Donald Trump. But Simon and Schuster CEO Jonathan Karp said his company has already printed and shipped more than 75,000 copies of the work, titled Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the… View Article

Jonathan Karp

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

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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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