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Charlie Winton Steps Down as Counterpoint Publisher - Posted March 26, 2013
Counterpoint and Soft Skull Press CEO and publisher Charlie Winton has decided to step down as publisher. He will continue to serve as CEO and acquire books as executive editor-at-large. The company has picked Rolph Blythe to serve as publisher, he will start in the new position on M... [GalleyCat]

Denise Oswald Joins Soft Skull Press/Counterpoint as Editorial Director - Posted April 2, 2009
Soft Skull Press/Counterpoint has hired Denise Oswald as editorial director of Soft Skull Press and senior editor of Counterpoint. She will replace Richard Nash who left the press ... [GalleyCat]

Sierra Club Partners with Counterpoint - Posted August 17, 2007
PW Daily reported yesterday that Sierra Club Books has signed a new co-publishing agreement with Counterpoint LLC, and will produce about eight titles a year starting in the spring. Sierra Club will handle acquisitions and editorial development from its San Francisco office and Counterpoint will handle the making, marketing, selling and... [GalleyCat]

Soft Skull Purchased by Winton, Shoemaker LLC - Posted May 16, 2007
After last week's announcement of the massive restructuring of Perseus - leading in part to layoffs, imprint cancellations and the formation of a new venture by Charlie Winton - now comes a new announcement that Winton, Shoemaker & ... [GalleyCat]

Counterpoint Bought by Winton; New Venture Begins - Posted May 10, 2007
PW Daily reports that Counterpoint Press will no longer be distributed by Perseus - and that instead, it has been bought by former PGW founder and Avalon publisher Charlie Winton as part of his brand-new publishing venture, Winton, Shoemaker & Co. LLC. As a result the venture, the final details which... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Stalking horses and auctions in sight - Posted February 14, 2007
A flurry of stories preview tomorrow's big auction day where Judge Christopher Sontchi will decide who has the better offer for Publishers Group West: Perseus or National Book Network. PW Daily reports, as does Publishers Marketplace, that NBN President Jed Lyons promised in a... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Tell it to the Judge - Posted February 12, 2007
It's a big day in the story of Advanced Marketing Services' Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as Judge Christopher Sontchi is set to rule on various motions pertaining to AMS's future, the competing bids for Publishers Group West by National Book Network and Perseus, and on the most important part of the proceedings:... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Major Shareholder Resigns from Board, PMA Plans PGW Help - Posted January 16, 2007
What's a stockholder to do when he's lost a boatload of money, tried to turn a company around from the inside and received little support? Robert Robotti's answer, announced this morning, was to resign from Advanced Marketing Services' board of directors. Robotti, appointed a director last November, stated that he disagreed... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Avalon Signs with Perseus - Posted January 11, 2007
Publishers Lunch reported late yesterday that the Avalon Publishing Group, which includes Carroll & Graf, Shoemaker & Hoard, Seal Press, Thunder's Mouth Press, Nation Books, Marlowe & Company and Avalon Travel Publishing, has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by the Perseus Books Group. (... [GalleyCat]

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