Publishers Weekly

Storey's 35th Anniversary a Time to 'Nourish'

At a festival in Storey Publishing’s hometown on July 28, the press celebrated its anniversary alongside dozens of vendors who make and sell the very things that are the subjects of its books.

Tuttle, at 70, Is an Ambassador for Asian Books

How Charles Tuttle transformed his family’s printing business into one of America’s longest-standing emissaries for books about Asian cultures and languages.

Kerry McCluggage Named CEO of IDW Media Holdings

IDW founder and longtime CEO Ted Adams is stepping down and will be replaced by Kerry McCluggage, a former TV executive and current member of the IDW board of directors.

Meader Up at a Changing Picador

A changing of the guard is in the works at Picador, which will stop publishing originals and return to its primary role as Macmillan’s literary trade paperback reprint house as of April 2019, bringing a significant change to its staff.

Microcosm to Self Distribute

Microcosm Publishing will assume complete control of its own distribution in January, focusing on reaching both nontraditional and traditional accounts. The company will also stop offering its titles for sale on Amazon.

Rowman and Littlefield Acquires Pineapple Press

The Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group has acquired Pineapple Press, a independent publisher focused on books about Florida, and the art, folklore, history and culture of the state, effective July 13.

Princeton UP Launches PUP Audio

The new audiobooks line from Princeton University Press will publish six frontlist titles in its inaugural season, and will be made available globally across a variety of platforms and libraries.

Inside PRH Company Week 2018

Penguin Random House hosted its second annual Company Week last month, from June 18-22, holding 65 events including talks, panels, workshops, and other activities for its employees.

Publishing Mentorship Program Focuses on Representation

The book business is notoriously difficult to break into without the right connections. It is also notoriously white. And the Representation Matters Mentorship Program is ready to change all that.