Tag Archives: Justin Schwartz

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2021

PEOPLE On June 7, Jeff Blackburn is returning to Amazon, where he had worked since 1998, as SVP, Global Media & Entertainment. He most recently spent a brief stint as Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. Simon & Schuster’s new lifestyle imprint, Simon Element, will launch in Spring 2022 and be led by VP and Publisher…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early May 2020

PEOPLE Following the departure of Bruce Nichols from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Deb Brody has been named VP, Publisher of the adult trade division. Brody has been with HMH since 2016, when she joined as Editorial Director from her previous position as Executive Editor at William Morrow. Justin Schwartz, previously Executive Editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,…Continue Reading

Book View, August 2004

People Publishers haven’t gotten the memo about summer doldrums, apparently, because this has been a record month for job changes: Phaidon Press announced that Chris North has become MD, working out of its London headquarters. North was most recently at HarperCollins, first in New York and later in Toronto as COO of HarperCollins Canada. Janet…Continue Reading

Book View, May 2000

As PowerfulMedia’s Inside.com launches in the next week(s), look for Publishing Trends columns, which will run periodically during the month. PEOPLE Maureen Golden is leaving Workman Publishing at the end of May, after less than nine months in the company. Golden was previously at B&N. . . Also leaving in late May is Paula Duffy,…Continue Reading

Book View, February 2000

PEOPLE A month into the naughts, let’s recap some recent moves: Greg Tobin leaves Ballantine after seven months as VP, Editor in Chief, to try his hand as a full time author. He has a two-book contract with St. Martin’s/Tor Books’ Tom Doherty. . . . Alun Davies, longtime head of BDD’s international division, moves…Continue Reading