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  • Obituary: Greg Euson

    Greg Euson, who worked in publishing for almost 40 years at Random House, Houghton Mifflin, NTC Contemporary and McGraw-Hill, died last week at 61.

  • E.L. Konigsburg, 1930–2013

    Esteemed children's author E.L. Konigsburg, a two-time winner of the Newbery Medal, died on Friday at age 83.

  • Memorial Service Set for Ash Green

    A memorial service for longtime Knopf vice president and senior editor Ash Green will be held in New York at Cooper Union on Thursday, April 25 at 5:00 pm in the Great Hall.

  • Obituary: Melvin Weiner

    Melvin Weiner, sales manager at Sellers Publishing since 1994, died on April 8 at the age of 63.

  • Obituary: Marilyn Abel Dies at 74

    The longtime executive director of the Educational Book and Media Association, died on April 5 following a brief illness. She was 74 years old.

  • Peter Workman Dies at Age 74

    Peter Workman, who founded Workman Publishing in 1967 as a book packager and turned it into one of the country’s most successful independent publishers, died April 7 after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

  • Obituary: David Naylor

    An architectural historian, author of numerous books, and a consultant on America’s grand picture palaces, David Naylor died February 22 in Del Ray Beach, Florida, at age 57.

  • Obituary: Truman 'Mac' Talley

    Truman "Mac" Talley died on March 15 at the age of 88. Talley established his own imprint, Truman Talley Books, in 1980.

  • Obituary: Lothar Simon

    Lothar Simon, whose long publishing career included ownership of Sheridan House, died March 12 at the age of 74.

  • Obituary: Paul Orange

    Paul Orange, senior sales representative for Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. passed away on Sunday, February 17.

  • Obituary: Mark Linz

    Werner Mark Linz, founder of Continuum and director of American University in Cairo Press for more than 25 years, died February 9. Linz also held positions with McGraw-Hill and Seabury Press.

  • Obituary: George Lovitt

    George Lovitt, a publishing and advertising veteran of nearly 40 years, died February 6 at the age of 90. Lovitt began his publishing career in the late 1940s as a member of John Wiley & Sons.

  • Obituary: Jon Beckmann, Former Sierra Club Books Publisher, Dead at 76

    Jon Beckmann, the publisher of Sierra Club Books from 1973 to 1994, died on January 9, 2013 in Northern California. He was 76.

  • Obituary: Nina Ignatowicz

    Children's book editor Nina Ignatowicz died on January 19. She was 75. Ignatowicz began her career in children's books in 1961, when she was hired by Susan Hirschman to be the receptionist for Harper Junior Books.

  • Obituary: Jan Ormerod

    Australian-born author and illustrator Jan Ormerod died in Cambridge, England, on January 23 after a long illness. She was 67.

  • Aaron Frisch, Editor and Author, Dies at 37

    Funeral services were held in Minnesota on Saturday morning for children's and YA book author Aaron Frisch, 37, who died tragically and unexpectedly on January 7.

  • Obituary: Gerald McDermott

    Author, illustrator, and filmmaker Gerald McDermott died on December 26 at age 71. McDermott wrote and illustrated many picture books, and won the 1975 Caldecott Medal for Arrow to the Sun: A Tale from the Pueblo.

  • Obituary: Christopher Davis

    Christopher Davis, one of the founders of Dorling Kindersley, has died at the age of 71.

  • Obituary: Judy Morse

    Judy Morse, who retired as director of contracts, copyrights and permissions from Penguin Group (USA) in March after nearly 40 years in the business, died November 28 after a short illness. Judy was a beloved colleague and a mentor to more than a generation of publishing professionals.

  • Memorial for Patrick O'Connor on December 15

    A memorial service for editor, dance critic, poet, and author Patrick O’Connor will be held in New York City on Saturday, December 15, at 11:00 AM, at the Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, with a reception to follow. All who wish to attend are welcome. For the convenience of his many friends across the country, additional celebrations of Patrick’s life will be held in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday, January 20, 2013 and in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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