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  1. Perseus Academic Signs The Brookings Institution as New Distribution Client

    Perseus Academic, a recently established division of the Perseus Books Group dedicated to serving university and academic presses, and The Brookings Institution announced that they have entered into a sales and distribution agreement for both print and digital books... Read more
  2. Perseus Books Group Names Kristin Kiser Vice President and Publisher, Running Press

    Perseus Books Group announced today that Kristin Kiser has been named Vice President & Publisher, Running Press effective May 20. In this position Kiser will run the trio of programs that make up Running Press: Adult Trade, Kids, and Miniature Editions. Read more
  3. Faber and Perseus Launch New Publishing Partnership

    Faber & Faber, the legendary London-based publisher, and The Perseus Books Group, the leading New York-based independent publishing company, announced today a partnership to use Perseus’ digital technology to enable Faber to publish its books globally, in both print and digital formats, for the first time. Read more
  4. YouTube’s ‘Sunshine Girl’ Comes to Print

    Nearly five years ago, a chirpy, animated 16-year-old named Paige McKenzie uploaded a 68-second video to YouTube... More than 130 million views later, Ms. McKenzie’s mockumentary web series, “The Haunting of Sunshine Girl,” has become a full-time job. Read more
  5. Harvey Weinstein Thinks He’s Found the Latest Young Adult Hit

    The publishing house behind The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, a debut young-adult novel by YouTube star Paige McKenzie, has upped its first print order to more than 100,000, Media Ink has learned. Read more
  6. Perseus Books Group Announces New Investor

    Center Land Partners brings access to growth capital to leading independent publishing company. The Perseus Books Group announced today a transaction that further positions the company for future success. Read more
  7. Garry Kasparov on His Next Book — and Why Putin Is Like Tywin Lannister

    PublicAffairs will publish Winter Is Coming:Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped this fall, timed for the foreign-policy debates in the U.S. primaries. Read more
  8. Skyhorse and Perseus Partner to Acquire Good Books’ Assets

    Skyhorse Publishing and The Perseus Books Group announced today that they have successfully partnered to acquire the assets of Good Books, which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in December 2013. A sales order was approved on October 1 by bankruptcy court and the closing is scheduled to take place in the next few days.

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  9. Perseus Launching New Client Services Division for University Presses

    The Perseus Books Group announced today that it is forming a new client services division dedicated to university presses and other scholarly publishers. The division, Perseus Academic, will be an affiliate of Perseus Distribution and will be led by Sabrina McCarthy, President, Perseus Distribution Client Services. Read more
  10. Dreamworks Animation Begins a New Chapter With the Launch of Dreamworks Press

    DreamWorks Animation is putting pen to paper with the launch of DreamWorks Press, an in-house operation which will publish digital and print books inspired by the studio’s vast IP library. The newly formed division will also join with The Perseus Books Group for the sale and distribution of its digital and print books through Perseus’ Publishers Group West distribution unit. Read more
  11. Mark Suchomel Joins Perseus

    The Perseus Books Group announced today that Mark Suchomel has joined the company as part of its client services team. Mark will head up a new client services division named Legato Publishers Group which will be an affiliate of Publishers Group West (PGW), leveraging some of PGW’s scale and best practices in serving independent publishers. Read more
  12. Faber and Perseus Books Join Forces to Provide Global Digital Services

    Faber and Faber in the UK and The Perseus Books Group in the U.S., two of the world’s leading independent book publishers and distributors, today announced a new joint venture company to provide a suite of global digital services for independent publishers based in the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth. Read more
  13. The Weinstein Company and the Perseus Books Group Join Forces in New Publishing Joint Venture for Weinstein Books

    The Weinstein Company, a leader in the independent film and entertainment industry and parent company to Weinstein Books, and the Perseus Books Group, the leading independent publishing company, have entered into a joint venture to publish books. Read more