March 15, 2018
Finalists for the 30th annual Publishing Triangle Awards have been announced, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction and poetry published in 2017, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature. Winners will be celebrated April 26 at a ceremony in New York City.expand
February 16, 2018
The Rainbow Book List Committee has announced its 2018 Rainbow Book List, recognizing books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, for youth and children 18 and under. This year’s Rainbow Book List includes five titles published by Penguin Random House imprints, and one title published by a Penguin Random House Publisher Services client:expand
February 9, 2018
The International Association of Culinary Professionals announced the finalists for its 2018 Awards, recognizing the very best food writing and publishing of the year, from cookbooks and journalism to photography and digital media. We received 23 nominations for books, authors and editors from Crown Publishing Group imprints Clarkson Potter, Ten Speed Press and Lorena Jones Books, as well as Alfred A. Knopf and America’s Test Kitchen (a PRHPS publisher client). The winners will be selected at the annual IACP conference on February 25 in New York.expand
November 10, 2017
Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) and many of their client publishers gathered in Berkeley, California for “On the Road: Berkeley,” an Ideas Exchange event on November 1 and 2. Todd Berman, Vice President, Business Development and Publishing Strategy for PRHPS, said, “On the Road events are a unique way for our publishers to connect with their PRHPS colleagues, other clients, and industry leaders. And it is invaluable to us to be able to see our clients on their home turfs.”expand
- What’s in the Bag: How Gift Reps Champion Your Books: Mary Margaret Callahan (Special Markets, PRH), Andy Armanino (Key Account Sales, PRH), and Linda Parrent (Key Account Sales, PRH) gave a behind-the-scenes look at who they are and how they get our clients’ books into niche locations in Northern California.
- Present Tense: What’s Happening with Indies Today: Alison Reid (Diesel, A Bookstore), Luisa Smith (Book Passage), and Stephen Sparks (Point Reyes Books) discussed tactics they employ to make their stores flourish in a complex bookselling landscape.
- Novel Ideas: How to Partner with Indie Bookstores: Calvin Crosby (NCIBA), Samantha Schoech (Independent Bookstore Day), and Paul Yamazaki (City Lights Books), in an engaging overview of the bookselling marketplace, these industry leaders explored the state of the indie bookselling landscape. Based on their experiences running prominent indie book organizations, they discussed the significance of relationships between indie bookstores and indie publishers and how clients can get more involved.
August 22, 2017
Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) today announced a multi-year global English-language sales and distribution agreement with Holiday House, the highly respected independent children’s publisher. The agreement takes effect on May 1, 2018, for the U.S. and Canada, and December 1, 2018, for all other territories.expand
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April 13, 2017
Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) is proud to have three of its client publishers on Publishers Weekly’s Fastest-Growing Independent Publishers 2017 list. Europa Editions, Sasquatch Books and Shambhala are among the companies recognized by PW. Congratulations to each of the publishers and our PRHPS colleagues who work with them and contribute to their success.expand