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August 31 – September 7, 2006 Edition
Hyperion to Launch
Imprint in April NEW YORK, NY/8/29/2006In April 2007, Hyperion will launch a new imprint aimed at women in their mid 30s and older. Named Voice, the imprint was developed by Hyperion publisher Ellen Archer and Pamela G. Dorman, formerly a longtime editor at Viking.
The new Voice will be anti-chick-lit, according to Archer and Dorman. The first five titles will include, Lifes a Beach, a novel by Claire Cook, author of Must Love Dogs; The Feminine Mistake, by Leslie Bennetts, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair magazine, and The Empty Nest, an anthology of essays on life after kids are grown, edited by Los Angeles writer Karen Stabiner.
At Viking, Pam Dorman has edited such bestsellers as Memory Keepers Daughter by Jim Edwards, and Talking Back by NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell.
A number of publishers have recently begun womens imprints, including Warners new 5 Spot and Springboard Press.