Quercus looks to its future after pandemic-delayed anniversary

Quercus looks to its future after pandemic-delayed anniversary

Quercus is marking a significant anniversary in an oh-so-pandemic era way: celebrating it a year after the fact. The indie-turned-Hachette division hit 15 in 2020 and the parties scheduled last year were struck down by Covid-19.

Jon Butler, who came over from Pan Macmillan to be Quercus m.d. in 2015, says the pause in those anniversary plans was in some ways beneficial, as it made the division rethink its core values. A lot of the celebrations in this year’s delayed anniversary are outward-facing, including the revival of the Quercus Big Day Out, in which staffers will visit bookshops acro...

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