Wed, 27/11/2013 - 15:03
Staff from Simon & Schuster, Pan Macmillan and Red Lemon Press are calling on employees from across the publishing industry to don moustaches tomorrow night (28th November) in aid of Movember.
A group from the three neighbouring publishers often get together to play records, dance and chat, and for this occasion are calling...
Tue, 19/11/2013 - 15:34
James Horobin has been appointed as group sales, marketing and publicity director at Simon & Schuster, while Hannah Corbett takes on the role of communications director.
This is the second promotion for Horobin within months, after he was made...
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 09:30
Simon & Schuster has reported a third quarter revenue rise, said to reflect the rise in digital book sales.
The publisher's parent company, CBS, announced its third quarter results yesterday (6th November).
Revenues for Simon & Schuster internationally for the three months ended 31st September stood at $224m (...
Fri, 18/10/2013 - 10:56
Simon & Schuster has won rights to a book by blogger Garance Doré after a multi-publisher auction.
Abigail Bergstrom bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the yet-to-be-named title from Elizabeth Sheinkman at WME and plans to publish simultaneously with Speigal & Grau, who pre-empted in the US, in 2015....
Wed, 09/10/2013 - 10:15
Simon & Schuster has inked Child 44 author Tom Rob Smith for an additional two novels.
UK Adult Publishing m.d. Suzanne Baboneau bought UK and Commonwealth rights through Felicity Blunt at Curtis Brown.
Published in 2008, Child 44 has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, with the bestselling ...
Tue, 08/10/2013 - 17:31
Simon & Schuster has signed a two-book deal with Paige Toon for her first YA novels.
Toon has already written women's fiction novels for Simon & Schuster.
Now the publisher has signed world rights in two new books, beginning with The Accidental Life of Jessie Jefferson, which will be released in paperback...
Tue, 08/10/2013 - 08:30
Simon & Schuster has partnered with China's Yilin Press to distribute its Mandarin language e-books globally.
The publisher described the deal an “unprecedented distribution and publishing agreement”.
The books, including Mandarin translations of both modern and classic works and many classic Chinese...
Tue, 01/10/2013 - 14:21
Simon & Schuster has bought world rights in two more novels from Susan Elliot Wright.
The author debuted with Things We Never Said in May 2013, published by Simon & Schuster, which went on to become a fiction bestseller with rights sold in Germany after a "heated auction" to Aufbau. At the time, S&S...
Fri, 13/09/2013 - 09:08
Simon & Schuster UK has created a new digital team to build on recent e-book growth.
The publisher recorded a hike of over 60% year on year in its second-quarter e-book sales.
Ally Grant, formerly marketing and digital sales manager, has been promoted to the new role of head of e-books for S&S, and she has made two...
Wed, 11/09/2013 - 09:00
Quercus mass market publisher Jo Dickinson will join Simon & Schuster as publishing director for fiction in December.
Dickinson worked at Little, Brown for 13 years, becoming fiction publisher for the Sphere and Piatkus lists, before moving to Quercus to head up its fiction and non-fiction mass-market lists, as well as...