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The Beginner’s Guide to Publishers Beyond the Big 5: Children’s Publishers You Might Not Know

Often in publishing, those who are new to the industry are only familiar with the Big 5 publishing houses. It’s important to get to know the medium- and smaller-sized houses as well, especially if you’re looking for your first job in the industry. This edition of the Beginner’s Guide to Publishers Beyond the Big 5 is a list of a few children’s publishers in the US that might be less familiar to you. You can also see our previous guide to adult fiction publishers here. The publisher/owner is either the parent company or […]

4 Days in Literary Heaven: A First-Timer’s BEA 2013 Recap

Marnise was Publishing Trendsetter’s Spring 2013 intern, and kindly agreed to come to New York City for the week of BEA 2013 and give us her take on the whole thing. She currently works as a publicist for Entangled, and can be followed on her various adventures at @marnisetucker.  Last week I was lucky enough to attend the biggest book convention in the United States. For 4 wonderful days I was amongst the fabulous book professionals and lovers attending BookExpo America. Never having attended a convention of this magnitude, I […]

This Month’s Career News

For almost 20 years, our parent publication, Publishing Trends, has listed the accomplishments of publishing colleagues and friends. It seemed fitting for Trendsetter to follow its lead. In this month’s career news, we have two changes to report: Brett Wright has joined Bloomsbury USA Children’s as Assistant Editor. He was formerly Editorial Assistant at Abrams Books for Young Readers and Amulet Books. Melanie Cordova, formerly at Hachette Book Group,  is the new Assistant Production Editor at Adams Media. Just updated: Heather Faulls is starting today as a Production Associate in Simon & Schuster […]