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Posts Tagged ‘Neil Strauss’

Calvert Morgan Named Publisher of It Books

Cal Morgan has been named senior vice president and publisher of HarperCollins’ It Books imprint.

Morgan will also oversee the Harper Design imprint team and continue to serve as editorial director of the Harper Perennial original paperback program. He will report to Michael Morrison.

You can follow Morgan on Twitter. He began his career at Macmillan’s St. Martin’s Press. After joining HarperCollins in 1999, he worked at several imprints including ReganBooks, Harper and William Morrow. He has worked with Neil StraussLauren RednissJerry Lee Lewis, Kelly Oxford, Stanley Crouch, Arianna HuffingtonMichael Moore and Ralph Nader.

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Memoirs-on-Demand Get Booked

Our events calendar features memoirs-on-demand and a small press party. To get your literary event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page for the simple directions.

Ben Greenman and Neil Strauss will team up for “an evening offering improvisational comedy, stories about the publicity machine, and the chance for audience members to have their memoirs written right then and there” tonight at the PowerHouse Arena at 7 p.m. (Nov. 4)

Take the Algonquin Round Table Walking Tour this weekend. It starts at the Algonquin Hotel in NYC at noon. Tickets are $20 per person. (Nov. 7)

Bookcourt Small Press Night and Open City Books will present a reading and party for There’s a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came from by Bryan Charles from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. (Nov. 17)

HarperCollins Stops Mailing and Printing Catalogs

9780061911699_0_Cover.jpgThe HarperCollins Fall catalog is completely digital this year, featuring some links to e-galleys, multimedia extras, and a personalized list to save titles while browsing. According to Publishers Weekly, the company will no longer mail physical copies of the catalog, but the webite offers a printable PDF for die-hard paper readers.

For example, the It Books imprint digital catalog features a month-by-month listing of individual titles like Neil StraussRules of the Game paperback as well as backlist information, video materials, and a link to the book’s website.

Here’s more from the article: “Josh Marwell, president of sales at HC, said the new online catalogs marks the “next step in the evolution of how we bring our books to market.”