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Posts Tagged ‘DK Publishing’

Quick News Roundup

Over at DK Publishing, there are two promotions in their publicity department: Mindy Fichter to Senior Publicist and Susan Stockman to Publicist.

For Ballantine Trade Paperbacks, Jill Schwartzman has acquired family therapist (and Millionaire Matchmaker regular) Dr. Shannon Fox and divorce attorney Celeste Liversedge’s Back Away From That Bouquet: 10 Keys to Getting a Life Before Saying I Do, encouraging women to not marry before they’re truly ready and showing them how to reach their own greatest potential. The North American rights deal was made, at auction, by Daniel Lazar at Writers House.

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SSE Names Carl Raymond Associate Publisher

Simon Spotlight Entertainment announced yesterday that Carl Raymond has been named the imprint’s associate publisher, effective September 5. Raymond, most recently Publishing Director for adult lifestyle titles at DK Publishing in New York and London, will work with sales, marketing, and publicity to coordinate consumer focused campaigns for SSE titles, and will also acquire select titles for the imprint.

“I’m thrilled to have found an associate publisher who has the experience and sense of humor to fit into the SSE fold,” said Jennifer Bergstrom, Vice President and Publisher of SSE. “Carl has a terrific understanding of the marketplace, a great background working with sales and marketing, and extensive experience working with pop culture titles.”