Tag Archives: Judith Curr

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2018

PEOPLE Following the annual meeting vote that restored cofounder Laurence Orbach as Executive Chairman of the Quarto board, CEO Marcus Leaver and Chief Financial Officer Carolyn Bresh have resigned their positions. Former CFO Mick Mousley will act as Interim CFO. Jon Rosenberg, most recently VP and Publisher at Baker & Taylor’s Silver Dolphin Books, will…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early April 2018

PEOPLE Judith Curr has joined HarperCollins in the newly-created role of President and Publisher of HarperOne, Amistad, and Rayo. She was, until January, the President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group. Aimee Bell will join Gallery Books as VP, Editorial Director on April 17; she had been the longtime Deputy Editor at…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2018

PEOPLE Judith Curr has left her position as President and Publisher of Atria after nineteen years with Simon & Schuster. A search will be conducted for her replacement; in the meantime, Peter Borland and Suzanne Donohue will oversee Atria’s editorial and publishing activities. Amid many changes at F+W since the departure of CEO Tom Beusse…Continue Reading

PubTechConnect: Where Publishing Meets its Future

NYU’s Center for Publishing joined forces with Publishers Weekly on April 20th to present a day of conversation about innovation in media.  The names of the companies that presented were both impressive and less familiar to book publishing’s usual conference speakers: Vox, Quartz, Dropbox, ClassPass, and Vice were among them, though HarperCollins, Hachette, S&S were also some…Continue Reading

People Roundup, Mid-February 2013

PEOPLE The big news of the last few weeks is the ascension of Reagan Arthur, current Editorial Director of her eponymous Little, Brown imprint to SVP Publisher in April when Michael Pietsch moves up to CEO of Hachette Book Group USA. Arthur will also join the company’s management board. Atria announced that Dawn Davis will join the…Continue Reading

September 2010 Roundup

PEOPLE So much for the dog days of August. . . . Jim King, SVP and General Manager at Nielsen BookScan, has left the company to become a consultant to the industry. He may be reached at jim.king.j [at] gmail dot com. Simon & Schuster Publisher Jon Karp has announced several more changes over the…Continue Reading

BEA, Day One

We made it through the first full day of BEA in one piece. Here are our notes. Were there, as we reported last month, cost-cutting strategies in effect? Looks like it, yup. Random House‘s booth is tiny, with no galleys, no tote bags, and hardly any catalogs. Most of the other large publishers’ spaces are intact, with plush…Continue Reading

Book View, October 2008

PEOPLE Little, Brown editor Reagan Arthur has received her own imprint, Reagan Arthur Books. Arthur’s title will be VP, Editorial Director, and she will continue to report to Geoff Shandler. The imprint’s first books will be published in Fall 2009. Nancy Hancock has joined HarperOne as Executive Editor, reporting directly to Mickey Maudlin. Hancock was…Continue Reading

Book View, August 2008

PEOPLE Rodale President Karen Rinaldi announced that Colin Dickerman and Pam Krauss have been named VP, Publishing Directors. Dickerman will join effective September 2 and will be responsible for Rodale’s narrative nonfiction list. He was most recently Publisher of Bloomsbury USA. Krauss will join effective August 25 and will oversee the illustrated list, including cookbooks….Continue Reading

Bookview, February 2006

PEOPLE Another busy month of musical chairs, Geoff Kloske has been named VP Publisher of Riverhead, replacing Julie Grau and Cindy Spiegel, who moved to Doubleday in November. Kloske was VP, Executive Editor of the Adult Trade Group at S&S. Linda Kennedy has resigned as President of Globe Pequot Press “to pursue other interests,” according…Continue Reading