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Publishing Profile: Jill Santopolo, Editorial Director of Philomel Books

Publishing Profile: Jill Santopolo, Editorial Director of Philomel Books

For many in the publishing industry, work and life begin to blend together due to one’s voracious passion for books. For Jill Santopolo, Editorial Director of Philomel Books, this certainly rings true.
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Spotlights and Sound Bites: Digital Books Assistant Producer

Spotlights and Sound Bites: Digital Books Assistant Producer

Each YPG Spotlight features a different position in our industry. Whether you’re looking to move over to a new department, break into the industry, or just learn more about each step in the publishing process, we hope you find this series informative and interesting! Here we talk to Ellen Maddy, a Digital Books Assistant Producer...
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Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Scream King R.L. Stine Shows Off His Funny Side

Horror writer R.L. Stine only ever wanted to make readers laugh, but it turns out that “life is full of surprises,” and he embraces them happily. Stine made that the theme of his closing keynote speech Wednesday, December 12th, at the AAP’s annual Young to Publishing Conference held at Random House (1745 Broadway).
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Publishing Profiles: Megan Tingley, Senior VP, Publisher, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers at HBG

Publishing Profiles: Megan Tingley, Senior VP, Publisher, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers at HBG

Recently YPG spoke with Megan Tingley, Senior VP, Publisher, at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers at Hachette Book Group, to get insights on her path to publishing and (what else?) Twilight. Read on for the scoop!
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An Expert Speaks: YPG Sits Down with John B. Thompson to Discuss the Ins and Outs of the Industry

An Expert Speaks: YPG Sits Down with John B. Thompson to Discuss the Ins and Outs of the Industry

In this in-depth and far-ranging interview, Maree Hamilton talks with author and scholar John B. Thompson about the publishing industry: past, present, and future. And his prognosis may not be as grim as you'd expect!
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Publishing Profiles: Brandy Dawson, VP, Director of Marketing for the Humanities & Social Sciences at Pearson

Publishing Profiles: Brandy Dawson, VP, Director of Marketing for the Humanities & Social Sciences at Pearson

Recently YPG sat down with Brandy Dawson, Vice President and Director of Marketing at Pearson, to chat about her career path as a senior executive in the publishing industry and get an insider’s perspective on Pearson. Read on for her valuable words of wisdom!
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Publishing Profiles: Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!

Publishing Profiles: Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!

Recently, YPG sat down with Francesco Sedita, President and Publisher of Grosset & Dunlap/PSS!, a Penguin Young Readers imprint for paperback series, brands, and licenses, in his Hudson Street office to chat about his views on the future—and present—of publishing.
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