September 30, 2015
Milestones of Space by Michael Neufeld is one of the four finalists for this year's American Astronautical Society (AAS) Emme Award for Astronautical Literature. The award, named after Eugene M. Emme, NASA's first historian, recognizes outstanding books that advance public understanding of astronautics. Read More.
September 16, 2015
Publishers Weekly reports that over the past three years, Quarto Publishing Group, USA has focused on growing its cookbook list. In 2012, it had 35 food and cooking titles, many on what were then considered niche subjects like vegan cooking and low-sodium food. Today, the press has tripled the number of titles on its list to more than 100. And it launched a new initiative, This Is Your Cookbook, to allow consumers to produce and print high-quality hardcover cookbooks with their own or favorite Quarto recipes. Read More.
September 3, 2015
Color Me Happy and Color Me Calm are two of the adult coloring books featured in a story by the New York Daily News. Ken Fund, Quarto Publishing Group USA CEO, and Jeannine Dillon, Race Point Publishing Editorial Director, were both quoted in the story. Read More.
August 23, 2015
Just days before Queen Elizabeth becomes Britain's longest reigning monarch, The Daily Mail is running extracts of Aurum Press's new book What a Thing to Say to the Queen, by Thomas Blaikie. On September 9, Queen Elizabeth's reign will surpass Queen Victoria's 63 years, seven months and two days as monarch. Read More.
August 17, 2015
Quarto Publishing Group USA is pleased to announce a new children’s book imprint to launch in Fall 2016. The imprint, to be named Seagrass Press, will publish 12-16 children’s titles annually. Former Barnes & Noble executive who most recently served in editorial roles at Chronicle Books and at Albert Whitman & Company, Josalyn Moran will develop the list. Read More.
August 11, 2015
The Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees, has given the following review of the upcoming Aurum Press title The Secret Life of Space, by Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest. Read More.
August 11, 2015
Season in the Red, by Jamie Jackson (published by Aurum Press, August 2015) was featured on the Guardian Online August 11. With 129 million unique readers per month, the Guardian Online is the second most read English-language newspaper in the world. Read More.
August 10, 2015
The San Jose Mercury News featured Quarto Publishing Group titles in its feature this weekend on the adult coloring book trend. Quarto Publishing Group USA CEO Ken Fund's interview also was featured in the article. Read More.
August 7, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to grow. Library Journal quoted Publisher Jacqui Small, Marketing Vice President Amy Yodanis and Editorial Director Jeannine Dillon in a story about the trend and how it can be capitalized upon by libraries. Read More.
August 5, 2015
Lori Zimmer, author of The Art of Cardboard from Rockport Publishers, has been named to the board of ACT / ART, which provides a forum for artists and the public to engage in acts of creative expression–acts of art–that generate awareness, provoke dialogue, change perception, and evoke positive change around important social and public policy issues. The group recently announced its first initiative in partnership with The White House. Read More.