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This is shocking - PW lays off Sara Nelson

When you think Publishers Weekly, you also think editor-in-chief Sara Nelson. But not any more. They laid her off, according to this article in the NY Times, which says, "Ms. Nelson, 52, spent four years heading up the magazine and had become a lively presence within the industry, speaking frequently on panels and advocating forcefully for books in her weekly column."

Read more here.

Other people who got the ax include executive editor Daisy Maryles, bookselling editor Kevin Howell, children's reviews editor Elizabeth Devereaux and director of business development Rachel Dicker, according to Shelf Awareness.

And what is really, really sad is that Sara Nelson's column this week was about how she was feeling more hopeful.



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