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Hejinian, Olds, and Phillips Join Academy's Chancellors

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Online Only, posted 12.19.06

The Academy of American Poets announced on December 14 the election of Lyn Hejinian, Sharon Olds, and Carl Phillips to its board of chancellors. They were chosen by current chancellors Frank Bidart, Rita Dove, Robert Hass, Susan Howe, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, Nathaniel Mackey, Robert Pinsky, Kay Ryan, Gary Snyder, Gerald Stern, James Tate, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and C. K. Williams. More

Maureen Egen to Step Down as Hachette Publisher

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Online Only, posted 12.15.06

Maureen Egen, the publisher and deputy chairman of Hachette Book Group USA (formerly known as Time Warner Book Group), announced Tuesday that she will step down from "active management" of the company at the end of the year.

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Barnes & Noble's Sterling Adds Nonfiction Imprint

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Online Only, posted 12.13.06

Sterling Publishing, a subsidiary of the Barnes & Noble bookstore chain, recently announced the launch of an imprint devoted exclusively to narrative nonfiction.

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Publisher Thomas Nelson to Eliminate Book Imprints

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Online Only, posted 12.11.06

Christian publisher Thomas Nelson recently announced that it will eliminate all of its twenty-one imprints and publish books solely under the Thomas Nelson name and logo.

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Perseus Books Group Plans Layoffs in 2007

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Online Only, posted 12.8.06

Perseus Books Group recently announced that approximately thirty employees of the recently acquired Consortium Books Sales and Distribution will be laid off in March 2007.

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Dalkey Archive Will Still Move (but Not Very Far)

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Online Only, posted 12.5.06

Dalkey Archive Press has finally found a new home. Less than a month after the twenty-two-year-old nonprofit publisher abandoned its plans to move from its current location at Ilinois State University to the University of Rochester, Dalkey Archive announced on December 1 that it is moving to the University of Illinois...

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