Yearly Archives: 2020

BenBella Hires Former Rizzoli Associate Publisher to Lead Smart Pop Imprint

BenBella has hired Robb Pearlman as Editor-in-Chief of its pop-culture imprint, Smart Pop Books.
 
Robb joins BenBella from Rizzoli, where he was an Associate Publisher.
 
Over his career, Robb has led the revitalization of publishing and merchandising programs for classic characters including Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, managed book-to-film rights for front and backlist titles, …

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BenBella Hires Former Wiley SVP to Lead New Imprint

Matt Holt has been hired by BenBella Books as Editor in Chief of the new BenBella imprint, Matt Holt Books. Holt was previously Senior Vice President and Executive Publisher at John Wiley & Sons, where he oversaw a team of 85 staff. Over Holt’s 27-year career, he’s acquired over 1,000 titles and published 10,000 titles including: Jon Gordon’s Energy Bus, …

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