When David Shelley, publisher of Little, Brown U.K., arrived at a lunch to meet a potential new author named Robert Galbraith, he instead found a blonde woman sitting next to agent Neil Blair. "When she turned round I had the surprise of my life. She said, ‘I'm Jo.'"
Tantor Media’s decision last year to begin publishing print books to augment its audiobook and e-book titles has paid dividends, helping to boost total company sales in a number of ways.
Andrews McMeel Publishing has moved quickly to produce and promote Lang Leav’s Love & Misadventure, a 176-page volume containing 75 poems, as well as prose and illustrations, in which the author ruminates upon the highs and lows that inevitably accompany romantic relationships.
In 2002, Marta Hallett—a very experienced and successful publishing executive and packager— founded Glitterati Inc., a New York–based boutique press that focuses on art and photo books.
The Publishers Weekly salary survey is back, and the publishing industry has undergone much change since we last conducted it, in the spring of 2010.