Three Top F+W Executives Leave; Restructuring Consultancy Is Hired

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Three Top F+W Executives Leave; Restructuring Consultancy Is Hired

In the continuous restructuring of F+W Media, the top three executives were dismissed from the company as Monday, according to an internal memo provided to Publishing Perspectives. Consultant Greg Osberg was appointed interim CEO and “charged…with accelerating the transformation already
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Ely 501 aims for record breaking year

In 2017, Ely 501 sold its entire print run on the first day of publication – and this year Cambridgeshire's creative writing challenge for children is … Award-winning children's authors Mark Lowery and Julian Sedgwick return as the challenge's judges and both are producing new books early in 2018.
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International Publishers Back Macmillan over Trump 'Cease and Desist'

The International Publishers Association has thrown its full support behind US publisher Macmillan and its CEO, John Sargent, for their firm stand in the face of pressure from United States President Donald Trump to halt publication of Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff's book on the Trump White House.
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New Publishing Services Partnership from Duke University Press, MSP, and Project Euclid

Duke University Press, MSP (Mathematical Sciences Publishers), and Project Euclid announce a new publishing partnership, Alloy: A Publishing Services Alliance. Alloy was forged with two goals in mind: to offer journals the finest suite of nonprofit publishing services available in the field, and to
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Grants Available to Seeley Lake Non-profits

Publication of a student creative writing project (Backroads of the Mind Vol. ll). • Creation of video trailers promoting Seeley Lake tourism and In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean Festival. • Scholarships for two Seeley Lake students for Montana natural resources camp to share concepts of stewardship
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Six Religion Books Headed to Screens in 2018

… it comes to book adaptations, faith-based titles have proven to be popular among moviegoers: films based on books such as War Room and Heaven is For Real have generated millions of dollars in box office sales in recent years. In 2018, Hollywood is once again teaming up with religion publishers,
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Howard County author festival reflects area's literacy and creativity

“Life is very hectic and people are curious about the writing process and about finding a balance” between work and personal interests, said Allison Jessing, library events and seminars manager. “We have an amazingly creative community with so many different ideas incubating here that we wanted to
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Study: Auto-redirect attacks cost publishers, marketers $1.13B annually

Seven new families of redirect attacks were recently uncovered that target leading publishers, costing publishers $210 million and advertisers $ $920 million annually, according to a press release from ad verification firm GeoEdge that was made available to Marketing Dive. Auto-redirects are the most
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Walmart: Here's what people are buying the most in every state

Now the retail behemoth has revealed its top-selling products in every state. Walmart … Meanwhile, in a slew of states, food items were best sellers in 2017. And many … Some top products made sense geographically: In Wisconsin, shoppers were purchasing Green Bay Packers bath mats. Kansas
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12 best-selling cookbooks that will help you eat and cook better in 2018

Whether your vow is to eat less meat, finally make use of the fancy new kitchen appliance you received over the holidays, or simply better understand the basics of cooking, we found cookbooks that have been resoundingly approved by home cooks just like you. These current and all-time best-sellers
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In First Week On Sale, 'Fire and Fury' Sells Fewer Than 30000 Copies

John Sargent, CEO of Holt parent company Macmillan, told the Wall Street Journal that Fire and Fury had a 150,000-copy first printing. The discrepancy between the announced first printing and last week's sales is likely, in part, the result of Holt moving the book's publication date up, from January 9 to
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Montreal novelist calls for a 'reckoning' over sexual misconduct allegations at Concordia

An acclaimed Montreal novelist and graduate of the Concordia creative writing department says she has mixed feelings about the news this week that Concordia is looking into allegations of sexual misconduct within the department. Concordia University President Alan Shepard issued a statement
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YSU Creative Writing Group

Maag Library | 171 Office YSU Creative Writing Group; 2 February 2018 – 2:00pm. Maag Library | 171 Office YSU Creative Writing Group; 9 February 2018 – 2:00pm. Maag Library | 171 Office YSU Creative Writing Group; 16 February 2018 – 2:00pm. Maag Library | 171 Office YSU Creative Writing Group
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Why is the cover of Fire and Fury so ugly?

It's just the way they've always been – publishers seem to believe artistic restraint lends the contents extra seriousness. For book designer Clare Skeats, the staidness of Fire and Fury is appropriate: “It's important that it follows the design conventions of political books, as anything more bespoke and
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