Bloomsbury USA and Walker & Company
Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children’s books. Established in 1998 as an American subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (British publisher of, among others, J.K. Rowling) they are the publisher of the bestselling books The Finkler Question, Logicomix, Pearl of China, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Rats, Schott’s Original Miscellany, My Horizontal Life, and Kitchen Confidential ; as well as works by award-winning writers Howard Jacobson, Anchee Min, Rowan Jacobson, Alan Hollinghurst, William Boyd, Melissa Fay Greene, Robert Sullivan, and David Leavitt.
In 2005 Bloomsbury acquired the adult and children’s divisions of Walker and Company, publishers of the bestselling books Longitude, Brunelleschi’s Dome, and Salt; as well as works by award-winning writers Dava Sobel, Ross King, and Mark Kurlansky.
And in the winter of 2008, Bloomsbury launched Bloomsbury Press, an imprint focusing on serious nonfiction. The Press has produced such bestselling books as The Great Warming, America Aflame, The Art Instinct, The Merchants of Doubt, and The Secret Sentry; as well as works by award-winning writers Brian Fagan, John Ferlling, Victor Davis Hansen, Denis Dutton, and Maury Klein.
Bloomsbury Academic & Professional publishes a portfolio of titles from the world’s most recognized experts in our areas of expertise: reference, textbooks, drama literature, THE authority on Shakespeare scholarship, visual arts, and sports and nautical titles. Our audience ranges from academics to librarians to professionals to readers who are ardent enthusiasts in a wide variety of areas of interest.
Bloomsbury Children’s was launched in 2010 and the division includes such bestsellers as Need and Captivate, both by Carrie Jones, Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully by Julianne Moore, the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas, and the Newbery Honor-winning Princess Academy series by Shannon Hale; other acclaimed authors include Printz Award winner Nick Lake, Jessica Day George, E.D. Baker, Jennifer Sattler, and Salina Yoon.