Thursday, November 12, 2009

St. Martin's Press: new YAish imprint

Georgia McBride has news on her blog about a new imprint at St. Martin's, apparently meant to be a hybrid between YA and adult publishing.

From Publishers Marketplace November 4, 2009
Dan Weiss Joins SMP As Publisher at Large
Former SparkNotes publisher and packager Dan Weiss is the latest seasoned executive to join Macmillan, taking the new position of publisher-at-large for St. Martin’s, reporting to paperback publisher Matthew Shear. Weiss will develop and acquire both fiction and nonfiction properties targeted at the audience of “twentysomethings, Gen Yers, and older young adult readers–those emerging adults who are navigating career, love and family in a 24/7 connected world.” Those books will be published through St. Martin’s as well as other Macmillan imprints as appropriate.

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