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Hachette Open House

We have been given a rare opportunity to spend a day in the Hachette NYC offices to talk business with their executives, discuss books with their editors, and socialize with their authors. The day will begin with remarks from Michael Pietsch, CEO, followed by a customer service forum with a chance to ask questions and discuss backroom issues. We will meet editors and authors and hear about the upcoming books, and have the opportunity to meet publicists later in the day. Open to BOOKSELLERS ONLY

When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
10am - 4pm
Where: Hachette Book Group
1290 6th Ave
New York, New York  10104
United States
Contact: Eileen Dengler

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Karen Torres (HBG, VP, Director – Field Sales, Account Marketing) and Eileen Dengler (NAIBA, Director)



Opening Remarks

Michael Pietsch (HBG, CEO)



Publisher Panel

Reagan Arthur (HBG SVP & Publisher - Little, Brown & Co.)

Susan Weinberg (HBG SVP & Publisher - Perseus Books)

Ben Sevier (HBG SVP & Publisher - Grand Central Publishing)

Moderator: Mark LaFramboise, Politics & Prose


Lunch with Publicity & Marketing

Ellen Wright (HBG, Associate Publicity Director) Orbit

Michael Barrs (HBG, Marketing Director) Hachette Books

Jessica Shoffel (HBG, Publicity Director) Little, Brown Books for Young Readers



Office Tours



Customer Service Presentation 

Michael Galvin (HBG, VP – Fulfillment)

Rob Mason (HBG, Director – Fulfillment)

Chris Murphy (HBG, SVP, Group Sales Director)

Moderator: Todd Dickinson, Aaron’s Books



Author Panel

Jamie Brenner, THE FOREVER SUMMER (2017), THE HUSBAND HOUR (2018), Little, Brown & Co.

Joanne Proulx, WE ALL LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS (2018), Grand Central Publishing

John Fried, THE MARTIN CHRONICLES (2019), Grand Central Publishing

Shannon Dunlap, IZZY + TRISTAN (2019), Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Moderator: Suzanna Hermans, Oblong Books




Whitney Scharer, THE AGE OF LIGHT (2019), Little, Brown & Co. and Judy Clain (HBG VP & Editor-in-Chief - Little, Brown & Co.)



Cocktail Reception/HBG Open House