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June 2019:

Binc Foundation and Macmillan Diversity Scholarship Returns

Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and Macmillan Publishers announced today that they would be offering the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship for the third year in a row.

May 2019:

Jonas Brothers Sign Book Deal with Feiwel & Friends

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum powerhouse trio Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, and Nick Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers have signed a book deal with Macmillan imprint Feiwel and Friends. The book, BLOOD, is a memoir that will detail the incredible true story of the Jonas Brothers, from the band’s creation, phenomenal rise to superstardom, break up at the height of their fame, and now reunification. Written with Neil Strauss, author of The Dirt, BLOOD will publish November 12, 2019.

Hilary Mantel Completes Her Historic Trilogy of Novels about Thomas Cromwell in ‘The Mirror & the Light’ to be Published by Henry Holt in March 2020

Hilary Mantel concludes her epic, prize-winning series of novels about Thomas Cromwell – the son of a blacksmith from Putney who rose to the height of power in the Tudor court of Henry VIII – in “The Mirror & the Light,” to be published March 10, 2020, it was announced today by Henry Holt and Company, her publisher in the United States. Holt also published “Wolf Hall” (2009) and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies” (2012). Both books were New York Times best sellers, and both won the Man Booker Prize for fiction in the U.K. “Wolf Hall” won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction in 2009.

Michael Wolff’s New Book ‘Siege: Trump Under Fire’ To Be Published by Henry Holt on June 4

Henry Holt will publish Michael Wolff’s new book “Siege: Trump Under Fire” on June 4, it was announced today. Wolff is the author of the number-one international bestseller “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” widely considered the first book to reveal the inner workings of the most controversial presidency in American history. Stephen Rubin, Holt’s Chairman, bought the book from Andrew Wylie of The Wylie Agency. John Sterling, the editor of “Fire and Fury,” will edit the new book. The book is embargoed until publication.

Chelsea Manning’s Memoir to Be Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced today that it will publish Chelsea Manning’s memoir. The book will be published in Winter 2020. Colin Dickerman, Vice President and Executive Editor, acquired the memoir. Luke Janklow and PJ Mark of Janklow & Nesbit represented the author in the negotiations.

April 2019:

Tom Doherty Associates Announces Nightfire, A New Horror Imprint

TDA President and Publisher Fritz Foy announced today the creation of Nightfire, a new horror imprint that will join Tor, Forge, Tor Teen & Starscape, and as part of Tom Doherty Associates. Foy will be Publisher, and TDA will add dedicated staff in editorial, as well as supplemental staff in marketing and publicity.

Nikki Haley to Publish Book with St. Martin's Press

Nikki Haley, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and Governor of South Carolina, will publish a new book about her life and leadership with St. Martin’s Press. SMP editor in chief George Witte acquired world rights from Robert B. Barnett of Williams & Connolly. Publication for the as-yet-untitled book is planned for fall 2019.

March 2019:

Oprah Winfrey's Book Imprint, 'An Oprah Book,' to Publish Alicia Keys' Personal Narrative, 'More Myself'

Flatiron Books’ President and Publisher, Bob Miller, and Executive Vice President and Publisher, Amy Einhorn, announced today that Oprah Winfrey’s book imprint, ‘An Oprah Book,’ has acquired North American and audio rights for MORE MYSELF, a personal narrative by global superstar Alicia Keys.

February 2019:

‘Cape May’ a Debut Novel from Celadon’s Inaugural List is the Winter 2019 Macmillan Book Brag Selection

Macmillan Publishers announce today that Chip Cheek’s debut novel, Cape May, (April 30, 2019; Celadon Books; $26.99) is its Winter 2019 Book Brag selection. The novel is a part of Celadon Books’ inaugural list of titles. Cape May has also been selected as an Indies Introduce title, and was called one of Parade Magazine’s 12 Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love in 2019.

January 2019:

A+E Studios and Swoon Reads, An Imprint of Macmillan, Enter Into Two-Year Overall Development and Production Deal

Swoon Reads, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, has signed a two-year exclusive overall development and production deal with A+E Studios, it was announced today by Jean Feiwel, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Swoon Reads, and Barry Jossen, Head of A+E Studios. Described by Mashable as “the X-Factor of book publishing,” Swoon Reads is a crowd-sourced young-adult imprint that uses the power of its online community of readers to help select the next bestseller.

Tor Books to Publish Robert Jordan's Never Before Released First Novel

Tom Doherty, Tor Books Chairman and Founder, has acquired WARRIOR OF THE ALTAII, the never-before-seen first novel by epic fantasy titan Robert Jordan, for the second time. WARRIOR OF THE ALTAII is a fascinating formative work by the Wheel of Time creator, offering an abundance of the epic themes that Jordan would continue to develop in The Wheel of Time itself.

Maya Mavjee to join Macmillan Publishers as President, Publishing Strategy

Macmillan Publishers announced today that Maya Mavjee will be joining the company on March 1 as President, Publishing Strategy, reporting to John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan.

November 2018:

Book Deal for Former CIA Director John Brennan

Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, has acquired the publishing rights to a memoir from former Director of the CIA, John Brennan. The memoir will cover Brennan's diverse and distinguished career, spanning over 33 years in government, 29 at the CIA and four at the White House, during which he served under six presidential administrations, three Republicans and three Democrats, beginning with Presidents Carter and Reagan and ending with President Obama.

Former White House Staffer to Release First Honest Insider's Account of the Trump Administration

Cliff Sims, former Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy, will publish the first honest insider’s account of the Trump Administration with his book, TEAM OF VIPERS: My 500 Extraordinary Days In the Trump White House, to be published by the Thomas Dunne Books imprint of St. Martin’s Press on January 29, 2019.

October 2018:

Marie Lu Signs Three-Book Deal with Macmillan Children's Publishing Group

#1 New York Times Bestselling author Marie Lu has signed a multi-book deal with Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Lu is best known for the LEGEND trilogy which has sold over 3 million copies and been optioned for film by BCDF Pictures, and the Young Elites series, the film rights for which are currently optioned by 20th Century Fox.

September 2018:

Andrew McCabe To Publish Book with St. Martin's Press in December 2018

Andrew McCabe will publish a book entitled THE THREAT: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump with St. Martin’s Press on December 4, 2018, it was announced today by Jennifer Enderlin, Executive Vice President and Publisher of St. Martin’s. North American publishing rights were acquired by St. Martin’s Press Vice President and Editor in Chief, George Witte, from literary agents David Granger and Todd Shuster of Aevitas Creative Management, who represent the author.

Stormy Daniels To Publish Memoir "Full Disclosure" with St. Martin's Press October 2, 2018

It was announced today that Stormy Daniels will publish a memoir entitled FULL DISCLOSURE with St. Martin’s Press on October 2, 2018. World publishing rights were acquired by SMP Chairman Sally Richardson and Executive Editor Elizabeth Beier from Luke Janklow of Janklow & Nesbit Associates, who represented the author.

August 2018:

Florian Illies named new Publisher at Rowohlt

Florian Illies will become Publisher of the traditional German publishing house ROWOHLT starting January 1st, 2019, succeeding Barbara Laugwitz. Florian Illies has a background as a journalist and has published two major bestsellers “Generation Golf” and “1913”.

Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship Winners Announced

For the second year, nine booksellers from communities across the United States will attend independent booksellers’ association trade shows with scholarships supplied by Macmillan Publishers through the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation. These Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarships provide professional development opportunities to booksellers traditionally underrepresented within the industry.

June 2018:

'The Shadow President: The Truth About Mike Pence' Investigative Biography by Veteran Journalists, Michael D’Antonio and Peter Eisner, To Be Published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press

It was announced today that a new investigative biography of Mike Pence, entitled THE SHADOW PRESIDENT: The Truth About Mike Pence, by Michael D’Antonio and Peter Eisner will be published by the Thomas Dunne Books imprint of St. Martin’s Press on August 28, 2018. World publishing rights were acquired by Thomas Dunne, with Stephen S. Power editing, from the authors. The book will be available in hardcover, ebook, and audio formats.

May 2018:

Macmillan Children's Publishing Group Announces New Imprint Name and First Acquisitions

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group announced today the name of its new imprint centered around imaginative and innovative books that inspire kids to explore, learn, and have fun while helping them develop the skills to do so. “I’m so happy to announce Odd Dot...

Binc and Macmillan Diversity Scholarship Returns: Nine scholarships will be awarded in 2018

The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, a program sponsored by the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and Macmillan Publishers to provide professional development to booksellers traditionally underrepresented within the industry, is returning for 2018. The application period will begin on June 1, 2018 and will end on July 1.

Macmillan Celebrates 175 Years of Publishing

Macmillan is marking its 175th anniversary in 2018 with a number of publishing projects and a celebratory toast at this year’s BookExpo at the Javits Center in New York City. The global publishing powerhouse, which today publishes books in more than 120 countries, was founded in London in 1843 by two brothers, Daniel and Alexander Macmillan. The company grew to become one of the largest publishing houses in the world by the turn of the 20th century, with offices in the United States, Australia, and India.

April 2018:

Panoply Media and Macmillan Podcasts Announce Partnership to Bring Hit Podcast, Steal the Stars, onto the Megaphone Platform

Premium Podcast Network Panoply Media, and Macmillan Podcasts, announced today that they will partner to host Macmillan’s Steal the Stars podcast on Panoply’s Megaphone platform as well as utilize the Megaphone Targeted Marketplace (MTM) for additional monetization. Steal the Stars is a scripted audio drama that premiered August 2017 and was produced jointly by Gideon Media and Tor Labs, the new experimental storytelling imprint from Tor Books, renowned publisher of sci-fi/fantasy books.

'But That's Another Story' Podcast Partners with Literary Hub

Macmillan Podcasts announced a new partnership with Literary Hub today. Beginning tomorrow, LitHub will feature all transcripts of Macmillan's new podcast But That's Another Story, hosted by Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB and BOOKS FOR LIVING. On his podcast, Will invites notable guests—writers, podcasts, comedians—to tell stories of the books and the moments that have shaped their lives.

March 2018:

Macmillan Audio to Publish #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Nora Roberts

Macmillan Audio announced today that it will begin publishing the audiobooks of Nora Roberts and her pseudonym J. D. Robb in the winter of 2019. St. Martin’s Press publishes the print and e-book editions of Nora Roberts’ novels. Starting with this acquisition, all formats of new Nora Roberts and J. D. Robb novels will be published by Macmillan companies.

Message from Bob Miller: Amy Einhorn Promoted to Executive Vice President and Publisher of Flatiron Books

I’m pleased to announce Amy Einhorn’s promotion to Executive Vice President and Publisher of Flatiron Books. Amy has been critical to our growth and early successes, bringing her years of experience and her clear-eyed vision to every aspect of our publishing process, from hiring staff to selecting titles to publishing those titles as thoroughly and passionately as possible.

St. Martin's Press Acquires Revealing New Book on Politics and Society by His Holiness Pope Francis

It was announced today that St. Martin’s Press will publish a new book by His Holiness Pope Francis entitled A FUTURE OF FAITH: The Path of Change in Politics and Society, co-authored by Dominique Wolton. North American publishing rights were acquired by SMP Chairman Sally Richardson with VP Editorial Director Joel Fotinos from Maria Vlachou at Humensis as part of a simultaneous global publication with Bluebird, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, who will publish the title in the UK & Commonwealth.

Changes to Macmillan's Sales & Technology Organizations

Jennifer Gonzalez is being promoted to Senior Vice President, Trade Sales. Tom Stouras is being promoted to Senior Vice President, Online and Digital Sales, Sales Operations and Analysis. Leslie Padgett has been promoted to SVP, Technology.

Mitzi Angel To Rejoin Farrar, Straus and Giroux as Senior Vice President and Publisher

Mitzi Angel will be rejoining Farrar, Straus and Giroux as Senior Vice President and Publisher later this year. She will oversee all of FSG’s editorial and marketing functions and will report to Jonathan Galassi. Sean McDonald, Publisher of FSG’s MCD imprint, will continue to report to Galassi.

Message from Tom Doherty & Fritz Foy: Changes at Tor/Forge

Fritz Foy, Senior Vice President of Strategic Technology at Macmillan and Publisher of, will join Tom Doherty Associates as President and Publisher, with all the Tom Doherty Associates publishing units reporting to him.

February 2018:

Flatiron Books to Publish Melinda Gates

Flatiron Books’ President Bob Miller and Publisher Amy Einhorn announced today that the imprint has acquired World English and translation rights for a book by Melinda Gates. WALKING EACH OTHER HOME: How to Empower Women and Change the World will be published in April 2019.

U.S. Senator & Bestselling Author Bernie Sanders to Publish New Book 'Where We Go from Here' With Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press on November 13, 2018

It was announced today that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will publish a new book entitled WHERE WE GO FROM HERE with the Thomas Dunne Books imprint of St. Martin’s Press on November 13, 2018. World publishing rights were acquired by Thomas Dunne, with Stephen S. Power editing, from Washington D.C. literary agent and attorney Ronald Goldfarb, who represented the author.

Rep. John Delaney, Democratic Candidate for President, to Publish “The Right Answer” with Henry Holt and Company

John Delaney, the U. S. Representative for Maryland’s 6th Congressional district, will publish his first book, “The Right Answer: How We Can Unify Our Divided Nation,” with Henry Holt, it was announced today by the company. Delaney, a Democrat, is the first declared candidate for president in 2020.

Message from Don Weisberg: Changes at St. Martin's Press

Today we are making a change at St. Martin's Press. Sally Richardson will take on a new role as Chairman. Jen Enderlin will be the publisher, with day to day operating responsibility for the company.

Message from Jen Enderlin: Changes at St. Martin's Press

St. Martin's Press is on the brink of change, growth, and new opportunities and it's such an exciting time for us. The business of book publishing today demands constant dedication to excellence as well as a proactive and flexible publishing program and a highly effective team. I'm eager to share our plans for realignment and growth as we seek to be the best and most competitive St. Martin's Press we can be.

Message from Andrew Martin: Changes at St. Martin's Press

Effective immediately, Laura Clark is named Vice President in her role as Associate Publisher, Non-Fiction, reporting to me. Laura burst on the scene here in the marketing department in 2011 and quickly made an impression as a creative, hard-working, passionate advocate for the books to which she was assigned. That hasn't changed. I am eager to work with her in her new executive role as she takes our authors and books to even greater heights.

Message from Jeff Dodes: Changes at St. Martin's Press

I'm pleased to announce that Paul Hochman has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing. Paul joined SMP from Barnes & Noble in 2010. He's made important, positive contributions to our success ever since and he does it with poise, humor and great publishing instincts.

January 2018:

Macmillan Launches "But That's Another Story" and "One True Pairing" Podcasts

Macmillan Podcasts released trailers today for two new shows premiering in February, continuing its mission to attract consumers, including large literary audiences, to the world of podcasts.

‘Fire and Fury’ First Week’s Sales Sets Record for Publisher Henry Holt - Michael Wolff’s Account of the Trump White House is an Instant No. 1 New York Times Nonfiction Best Seller

"Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," by journalist Michael Wolff, has set a new record for the publisher Henry Holt, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, with an historic rate of sales velocity driven by consumer demand for books across all formats, including physical hardcovers, eBooks and audiobooks, it was announced today by Stephen Rubin, Holt's president and publisher. The book is already in its eleventh printing in less than one week of publication, with more printings scheduled.

Macmillan's Legal Response to President Trump’s Cease and Desist Letter Concerning 'Fire And Fury'

Dear Mr. Harder: I write as counsel to Henry Holt and Company, Inc. ("Henry Holt") and Mr. Michael Wolff in response to your letter dated January 4, 2018, concerning your client, President Donald J. Trump.

Message from John Sargent: Fire and Fury

Last Thursday, shortly after 7:00 a.m., we received a demand from the President of the United States to "immediately cease and desist from any further publication, release or dissemination" of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury. On Thursday afternoon we responded with a short statement saying that we would publish the book, and we moved the pub date forward to the next day. Later today we will send our legal response to President Trump.

November 2017

First Book from Inside the Trump White House: ‘Fire and Fury’ by Michael Wolff, Publishing Jan. 9 from Henry Holt

Henry Holt will publish on Jan.9, 2018, the first inside account of the most controversial presidency in U.S. history with “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff, the best-selling author, columnist and media critic, it was announced today by Stephen Rubin, Holt’s president and publisher. John Sterling, editor at large for Macmillan, will edit the book.

October 2017:

Joel Fotinos Joins St. Martin’s Press as VP, Editorial Director of New Mind/Body/Spirit Line of Books

Joel Fotinos has been named Vice President, Editorial Director of a new mind/body/spirit line of books at St. Martin’s Press. The announcement was made today by Sally Richardson, President & Publisher of St. Martin’s Press.

Noah Eaker to Join Flatiron Books As Editorial Director

Flatiron Books President Bob Miller and Publisher Amy Einhorn announced today that Noah Eaker will join Flatiron Books as Editorial Director on November 13th, reporting to Einhorn.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group to Launch New Imprint; Publisher Daniel Nayeri, Editorial Director Nathalie Le Du, and Creative Director Colleen AF Venable to Lead

Jon Yaged, President and Publisher of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group announced today the launch of a new imprint centered around imaginative and innovative books that inspire kids to explore, learn, and have fun while helping them develop the skills to do so. Publisher Daniel Nayeri, Editorial Director Nathalie Le Du, and Creative Director Colleen AF Venable will lead the to-be-named imprint. All three join MCPG from Workman Publishing.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux to Publish Final Volume of Poems by Leonard Cohen

Farrar, Straus and Giroux announces the publication of Leonard Cohen’s final book, THE FLAME, which was completed in the months before his death in November 2016.

Macmillan Announces Fall Podcast Line-up

Macmillan Podcasts, a network which offers readers a new way to engage with the publisher’s diverse community of authors, is introducing a range of serialized audio content for its fall 2017 season. Three new trailers have just been released, giving listeners a sneak peek behind the forthcoming series.

September 2017:

Lamont "U-God" Hawkins, a Founding Member of the Wu-Tang Clan, to Write a Memoir

Lamont "U-God" Hawkins, a founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, will write a memoir detailing his difficult childhood and revealing the untold story of the rise of the Wu-Tang Clan.

Simon Boughton to leave Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group after 17 years with Roaring Brook Press

Jennifer Besser to join Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group as Senior Vice President and Publishing Director for FSG Books for Young Readers, Roaring Brook Press, and First Second.

August 2017:

Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship Winners Announced

Nine booksellers from communities across the United States will attend independent booksellers’ association trade shows with scholarships provided by Macmillan Publishers through the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation.

Ryan Doherty to Join Celadon Books as Executive Editor

Ryan Doherty will be joining Celadon Books, Macmillan's new trade book division, on September 12, 2017. Doherty has been a vice president of literary development at Sony Pictures Entertainment where he worked on a wide range of book to film and television projects.

Global Publication for Autobiography of Yusra Mardini, Refugee Olympic Athlete & UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

St. Martin's Press will publish the autobiography of 19-year old Yusra Mardini, the Olympic Syrian refugee who famously fled her country and became a member of the first-ever Refugee Olympic Athletes Team that competed under the Olympic flag at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. World rights to the as-yet untitled memoir were acquired together by St. Martin's Press in the U.S. along with Dromer Knaur in Germany and Bluebird in the U.K.

Former FBI Director James Comey To Publish With Flatiron Books

Bob Miller, President and Publisher of Flatiron Books, announced today that the Macmillan division has acquired World English and German rights to the first book by former Director of the FBI, James Comey. The highly-anticipated book, yet untitled, will be published in Spring 2018 with Editorial Director Colin Dickerman editing; Matt Latimer and Keith Urbahn of Javelin represented Comey in the deal.

July 2017:

Macmillan Moves Downtown to 120 Broadway

Silverstein Properties announced today that Macmillan Publishers has signed a 20-year lease to occupy 261,000 square feet at 120 Broadway, the 40-story, 1.9 million-square-foot Downtown office tower.

Vice President Joe Biden Embarks on American Promise Tour in Support of His Memoir

This fall, Vice President Joe Biden will travel the nation for his American Promise Tour, a series of conversations that will go beyond the 24-hour news cycle and 140-character arguments to connect friends and neighbors around the topics that matter most.

Jamie Raab and Deb Futter To Start Celadon Books, A New Division at Macmillan Publishers

Jamie Raab and Deb Futter are joining Macmillan Publishers on September 12, 2017, to form their own division, Celadon Books. Raab will be President and Publisher and Futter Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher.

June 2017:

Binc and Macmillan Form Partnership to Foster Diversity in Bookselling Community

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and Macmillan Publishers are taking action to promote diversity in the book industry. The Foundation announced today the start of the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, a pilot program that will provide professional development to booksellers traditionally underrepresented within the industry.

May 2017:

Tor Books Announces "Tor Labs" Dramatic Podcast Imprint

Tor Books, a leading global publisher of science fiction and fantasy, announced today that it is launching TOR LABS, a new imprint emphasizing experimental approaches to genre publishing, beginning with original dramatic podcasts.

April 2017:

All Points Books To Publish Laura Ingraham's Billionaire at the Barricades

Laura Ingraham’s new book Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump was announced today as the first major acquisition by Adam Bellow at All Points Books, the new political and current affairs imprint at St. Martin’s Press.

Flatiron Books Acquires Books By Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden

Bob Miller, president and publisher of Flatiron Books, announced today that the Macmillan division will publish two non-fiction works by Vice President Joe Biden, as well as one title with Dr. Jill Biden.

March 2017:

Message from Flatiron Books: Elizabeth Keenan Promoted to Vice President, Associate Publisher for Flatiron Books

Bob Miller and Amy Einhorn announced today that Elizabeth Keenan has been promoted to Vice President, Associate Publisher for Flatiron Books, effective immediately.

February 2017:

Senator Elizabeth Warren to Write New Book on the Fight to Save America's Middle Class

Senator Elizabeth Warren is writing a new book about how we can win the fight to revive and expand America’s struggling middle class, it was announced today by Stephen Rubin, president and publisher of Henry Holt and Company. Entitled This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class, the book will be published by the company’s Metropolitan Books imprint on April 18, 2017, and edited by John Sterling, editor at large for Macmillan.

January 2017:

Ohio Governor John Kasich To Publish New Book TWO PATHS: America Divided Or United

It was announced today that Ohio Governor John Kasich will publish a new book entitled TWO PATHS: America Divided or United with the Thomas Dunne Books imprint of St. Martin’s Press on April 25, 2017.

December 2016:

From The New York Times: Flatiron Books to Publish Pantsuit Nation

"Pantsuit Nation began in late October as a secret Facebook group for supporters of Hillary Clinton (and pansuit enthusiasts). After the election, it became a place for members to commiserate over their shock and disappointment. Now Pantsuit Nation is becoming a book."

Press Release: Oprah Winfrey Announces A Second 'An Oprah Book' Imprint Title

Flatiron Books announced today that Oprah Winfrey's book imprint, 'An Oprah Book,' has selected its second title: Maria Smilios's The Black Angels: The Untold Story of the Nurses Who Helped Cure Tuberculosis, the true story of 300 black nurses who changed the course of history, which will be published in 2018.

Press Release: New York Public Library and Macmillan to Launch a Publishing Partnership

The New York Public Library and Macmillan Publishers have announced a new agreement to create and publish a wide variety of print and e-books for adults and for children drawing from and inspired by the Library’s world-renowned collections of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, artifacts, and more.

October 2016:

Press Release: Adam Bellow to Launch New Line of Political and Current Affairs Books at St. Martin’s Press

St. Martin’s Press is pleased to announce that Adam Bellow will join the company, as the editorial director of a new, to-be-named imprint of political and current affairs books.

Press Release: Elton John to Publish Memoir with Henry Holt in the U.S. and Pan Macmillan in the U.K.

Henry Holt announced today that the company has acquired Elton John's autobiography alongside sister company Pan Macmillan in London, for publication worldwide in 2019. Stephen Rubin, President and Publisher, and Gillian Blake, Editor in Chief, at Holt, and MD Anthony Forbes Watson and Publisher Jeremy Trevathan at Pan Macmillan, jointly acquired World English Rights from Andrew Wylie of the Wylie Agency.

Press Release: St. Martin’s Press Launches New Crossover, Coming-Of-Age Imprint Wednesday Books

St. Martin’s Press is proud to announce the launch of Wednesday Books, a new crossover, coming-of-age imprint that will publish books for both the adult and young adult audiences. This new imprint will focus on bold, diverse, and commercial voices in fiction and non-fiction who speak to readers looking for stories in and beyond the YA category.

September 2016:

Press Release: Oprah’s Book Club Announces Newest Selection, ‘Love Warrior’ By Glennon Doyle Melton

Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announce the newest Oprah's Book Club selection, Love Warrior, by Glennon Doyle Melton, available on Amazon and in bookstores nationwide.

July 2016:

Press Release: Presidential Candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to Publish New Book OUR REVOLUTION: A Future To Believe In

It was announced today that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will publish a new book entitled OUR REVOLUTION: A Future To Believe In with the Thomas Dunne Books imprint of St. Martin's Press on November 15, 2016.

June 2016:

Press Release: Andy Cohen to Launch Book Imprint with Henry Holt

Best-selling author Andy Cohen will expand his roster of curated storytelling with a new book imprint, Andy Cohen Books, it was announced by Gillian Blake, editor in chief of Henry Holt.

Press Release: Enderlin Promoted to EVP & Publisher, St. Martin's Press

Jennifer Enderlin has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Publisher of St. Martin’s Press, effective immediately.

May 2016:

Press Release: Sean McDonald to Head New Imprint at FSG

Farrar, Straus and Giroux announces the creation of MCD/FSG, a new imprint at FSG spearheaded by Sean McDonald, who has been appointed Publisher.

Press Release: Leslie Gelbman Named Executive Editor-at-Large at St. Martin’s Press

Leslie Gelbman has been named Executive Editor-at-Large at St. Martin’s Press, it was announced by Sally Richardson, President & Publisher of St. Martin’s Press. Her appointment is effective immediately.

April 2016:

Press Release Letters to a Young Muslim—Written by UAE Ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash—to be Published Simultaneously by Picador USA and Picador UK, January 2017

Letters to a Young Muslim by United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash will see simultaneous transatlantic publication January 3, 2017. The book, being edited by Karen Wolny of St. Martin’s Press, will be published in hardcover in the U.S. by Picador USA, Picador UK and Rowohlt in Germany. An indispensable book for our time, Letters to a Young Muslim will be a bold, personal narrative exploring what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century.

March 2016:

From NCTE: Four MCPG Titles Have Been Included on the 2016 NCTE Notable Poetry List

The 2016 Notable Poetry List includes 19 books published in 2015 to share with children of all ages. These titles demonstrate the diversity of poetry books in terms of topic and format, ranging from a single illustrated poem and 18 anthologies—edited and individually authored collections as well as those focused on specific themes or curricular connections and poetic forms.

Press Release: Macmillan Audio Titles Included in the Audio Publishers Association Audie Awards Finalists

Macmillan Audio has 11 finalists in the Audie Awards, the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment, hosted by the Audio Publishers Association. The winners will be announced on May 11th at the Audies Gala, hosted by Paula Poundstone.

From Publishers Weekly: Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Graywolf Press Win NBCC Awards

Paul Beatty's, The Sellout (FSG), was awarded the prize for fiction and Maggie Nelson's, The Argonauts (Graywolf Press), was awarded the prize for criticism.

Press Release: ABC News to Interview St. Martin's Press Author Ron Miscavige on Memoir, Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me

The Former Scientologist Sits Down with ABC News Anchor Dan Harris to Discuss His Revealing Memoir Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me.

Press Release: St. Martin's Press Acquires #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times international bestselling author Nora Roberts has signed a six-book deal with St. Martin’s Press. Brokered by Amy Berkower, Chairman of Writers House, the deal places North American rights to one stand-alone novel, one trilogy, and two J.D. Robb books with Jennifer Enderlin, Senior Vice President and Publisher, and Sally Richardson, President and Publisher of St. Martin’s Press.

From Publishers Weekly: Scribd, After Pivoting, Adds 6,000 Macmillan Titles

Scribd, which recently changed its business model, is adding more than 6,000 titles from Macmillan to its subscription e-book service. The addition of the Macmillan titles come on the heels of Scribd's move to a hybrid subscription model.
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January 2016:

From Publishers Weekly: BEA 2016 Adult Author Breakfast Speakers Announced

Louise Penny, author of A Great Reckoning (Minotaur) announced as BEA speaker.

From Publishers Weekly: Flatiron Books to Publisher YA

Macmillan’s Flatiron Books is expanding into the young adult arena with a new publishing program spearheaded by senior editor Sarah Dotts Barley.

Tor Books Senior Editor David G. Hartwell, 1941-2016

It is with profound regret that we confirm that David Hartwell, award-winning editor and anthologist, and a vital part of Tor for over three decades, has passed away.

December 2015:

From Publishers Weekly: BEA 2016 Children's Breakfast Speakers Announced

Gene Luen Yang (Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences, First Second) announced as a speaker at BEA.

Press Release: Oprah Winfrey Announces Inspirational Memoir and Book Imprint

Flatiron Books announced it will publish an exclusive memoir from global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey titled "THE LIFE YOU WANT," a book that uses her own story as the source of inspirational advice. Winfrey said, "All of my experiences, even the painful ones, have been there to teach me something about life. I'm still learning and I hope my story inspires other people to live the highest, fullest expression of themselves."

November 2015:

Press Release: Don Weisberg Appointed President of Macmillan Publishers U.S.

Macmillan announces the appointment of Don Weisberg as President of Macmillan Publishers US. In this role, Weisberg will manage the U.S. trade publishing houses of Macmillan, the audio and podcast businesses, and the trade sales organization. He will report to Macmillan CEO John Sargent. The appointment will have no effect on the reporting responsibilities of Andrew Weber, Macmillan's COO, or Ken Michaels, the CEO of Macmillan Learning, who continue to report to Sargent. Weisberg will join Macmillan at the beginning of January 2016.

October 2015:

Press Release: Picador and Dalkey Archive Press Congratulate Svetlana Alexievich Author of Voices from Chernobyl on Winning the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 has been awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich, who becomes just the fourteenth woman to receive the honor since the prize was established in 1901. The Swedish Academy’s announcement, made by permanent secretary Sara Danius, praised Alexievich “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Picador is proud to publish Alexievich’s VOICES FROM CHERNOBYL: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster. The book, translated by Keith Gessen, was originally published in the US in 2005 by Dalkey Archive Press and won the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award (presented in early 2006). Picador published the US trade paperback edition in April 2006.

Press Release: Alan Stern, NASA’s Principal Investigator On New Horizons Probe, and Award-Winning Science Writer and Planetary Scientist David Grinspoon To Write Book On Pluto Mission

Alan Stern, Principal Investigator for NASA’s New Horizons Pluto probe, will write a book with David Grinspoon that goes behind the scenes of the entire mission, it was announced today by Stephen Morrison, publisher of Picador. (Dr. Stern’s work on this book is separate from his duties as Principal Investigator on New Horizons.) Worldwide rights to CHASING NEW HORIZONS: Inside Humankind’s First Mission to Pluto were acquired by James Meader, who will edit the book, from Josh Getzler and Carrie Hannigan of Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency. Publication isplanned for Spring 2017.

September 2015:

Press Release: Paris Review Editor Lorin Stein Will Now Also Edit Books for FSG

Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, is taking on an additional role in book publishing–as editor-at-large at Farrar, Straus and Giroux–while maintaining his full-time position at the helm of the magazine. Stein will edit four to eight titles a year for FSG, by such authors as Ben Lerner, Richard Price, Lydia Davis, and Donald Antrim. This represents a return for Stein, who first joined FSG as an editorial assistant in 1998 and left in 2010 to become editor of The Paris Review.

Press Release: Picador to Publish Soccer Without Borders: Jurgen Klinsmann, Coaching the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team and the Quest for the World Cup

Erik Kirschbaum, a veteran American foreign correspondent based in Berlin, will collaborate with the renowned and decorated coach Jürgen Klinsmann on a book about his experiences playing for and coaching the dominant German National Soccer Team, his philosophies on how to build a powerful and lasting soccer team, and his plans to help the U.S. Men’s National Team become a contender to one day win the World Cup. Picador editor PJ Horoszko preempted World English Rights to the book from Stephen Barbara of Inkwell Management.

Press Release: Henry Holt to Publish U.S. Edition of 'Merchants in the Temple'

Henry Holt has acquired the U.S. rights to the worldwide publication of “Merchants in the Temple: Inside Pope Francis’ Battle Against Corruption in the Vatican,” by Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi, it was announced today by Stephen Rubin, president and publisher of Holt. It will be edited by Serena Jones. Publication is set for Nov.10, 2015.

August 2015:

Press Release: New Management Structure at Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

After the formation of Springer Nature, the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group has reorganized the management structure of its other three major business areas: global trade publishing (Macmillan Publishers and Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage), higher education (Macmillan Higher Education and Macmillan New Ventures), and the digital business units (Holtzbrinck Digital, Digital Science, Digital Education, et al.).

From the Today Show: Dangerous When Wet Recommended as Late Summer Beach Read

Jamie Brickhouse's Dangerous When Wet (St. Martin's Press).

July 2015:

From Vogue Magazine: Everybody Rise Included in Roundup of "Books People Are Talking About"

Stephanie Clifford's Everybody Rise (St. Martin's Press).

From Salon: Jonathan Galassi On His New Novel

Salon shares an interview with the publisher.

From USA Today: Feast On 10 Great Summer Cookbooks

USA Today includes St. Martin's Press title Tomatomania! on its list of the season's best cookbooks.

From WIRED: Scribd Adds New Macmillan Titles

There will be more than 1,000 new titles added to nonfiction and fiction categories, as well as over 300 titles to the children's catalog.

From Publishers Weekly: Is Children's Nonfiction Having Its Moment?

Angus Killick, VP Associate Publisher, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, is quoted about nonfiction children's books.

June 2015:

Press Release: Macmillan Publishers USA and MallforAfrica Partner to Distribute The Next Africa Book

Macmillan Publishers USA has reached an agreement with e-commerce platform MallforAfrica to distribute The Next Africa: An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse in Sub-Saharan Africa.

From Tor/Forge Blog: Tor Books Announces Programming For San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Tor Books is heading to San Diego Comic-Con July 8-12.

From the London Evening Standard: Tech Businesses Get Backing From Macmillan Owner Holtzbrinck

Holtzbrinck, the owner of publishing house Macmillan, has thrown its weight behind a network for tech entrepreneurs set up by founder Brent Hoberman.

From Tor and Among Nominees at 2014 Nebula Awards

See the full list of winners and nominees.

May 2015:

From The Washington Post: Every Candidate an Author: The Ceaseless Boom in Books By Politicians

The Washington Post discusses the effect that writing a book has on potential candidates including those who are Macmillan authors

From The New York Times: Tor Books Lands $3.4 Million Deal

John Scalzi, a best-selling author of science fiction, has signed a $3.4 million, 10-year deal with Tor that will cover his next 13 books.

From The Wall Street Journal: BookCon in Preview

Macmillan Chief Operating Officer Andrew Weber is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about BookCon.

Press Release: McKenna Jordan, Award Winning Independent Bookstore Owner, Joins Minotaur Books As Publishing Consultant

McKenna Jordan, owner of one of the most revered mystery bookstores in the country, Murder By the Book in Houston, has joined Minotaur Books as a dedicated outside publishing consultant to the imprint, it was announced today by Andrew Martin, VP and Publisher. This newly created position is in addition to her daily role as owner of the bookstore.

From Publishers Weekly: Macmillan's Newest "Imprint"

Erin Stein's, Imprint, focused on commercial, branded publishing is up and running!

Press Release: Pan Macmillan named "Publisher of the Year"

At The Bookseller Industry Awards this May, Pan Macmillan (The UK Division) received the Publisher of the Year Award. Judges commented on Pan Macmillan's ability to use its mid-sized positioning as an advantage, its response to new opportunities and challenges, as well as its "sparkling editorial, imaginative marketing, energetic publicity, and dynamic digital work".

From 2015 PEN Literary Award Winners

PEN has announced the winners of the 2015 PEN Literary Awards, which includes multiple Macmillan titles!

Press Release: Macmillan Audio Joins hoopla digital

Macmillan Audio President and Publisher Mary Beth Roche and Jeff Jankowski, Founder and Vice President of Midwest Tape and hoopla digital, have reached a deal to begin a pilot to distribute Macmillan's audiobooks to public libraries and their patrons via hoopla digital.

Press Release: Springer Nature Created Following Merger Completion

New company combines Springer Science+Business Media and the majority of Macmillan Science and Education

From Publishers Weekly: New E-Book Bundling Service BitLit Adds Macmillan

Macmillan is the second Big Five publishing house to be added to the start-up BitLit. The app allows consumers to purchase e-book editions of titles they already own.

From Library Journal: Macmillan Author Events Featured

Library Journal shares an article on the impact of author events, featuring quotes from Melissa Bullock-Campion, Senior Manager, Author Events at Macmillan.