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Founded by publishing industry veterans Jamie Raab and Deb Futter, Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishing, selects each title with thoughtful consideration in an effort to create a list that is at once classic, uncommon, and fosters discoverability of new voices.

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Three Junes by Julia Glass and Other Picks by Margie Scott Tucker at Books Inc.

The independent bookstore owner shares about the book that inspired a river trip and what your bookclub should be reading.

6 Mistakes That Will Get Your Short Story Rejected

Avoid the missteps that make editors stop reading your story before they’re halfway through!

How to Get into Book Publishing: Editorial

Celadon’s Executive Editor Ryan Doherty on why book publishing is the place for him.

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What We’re Reading: Holiday Gift Edition

During the holidays, many of us on the Celadon team like to give books as gifts. This is what we’re wrapping up this year.

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Book Deal for Former CIA Director John Brennan

Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, has acquired the publishing rights to a memoir from former Director of the CIA, John Brennan. The memoir will cover Brennan’s diverse and distinguished career, spanning over 33 years in government, 29 at the CIA and four at the White House, during which he served under six presidential […]

Celadon to Publish Abby Wambach’s Wolfpack (PEOPLE.com)

Abby Wambach spoke to PEOPLE magazine about her highly anticipated book Wolfpack (April 16, 2019), inspired by her now viral 2018 Barnard College commencement speech. “Every woman has their inner wolf and my belief — my dream — and what I’ve become obsessed with is that every woman find and unleash their wolf so they can […]

Celadon Books preempts adorable pet detective book by Colin Butcher

Celadon Books acquired MOLLY, THE PET DETECTIVE by Colin Butcher in March of 2018. Upon reading about Colin’s journeys with his adorable Cocker Spaniel named Molly, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter immediately shared the proposal with everyone at Celadon. With the team firmly on board, Deb preempted the book by making an offer […]

Celadon Books acquires non-fiction gift book by Joanna Guest

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, FOLDED WISDOM by Joanna Guest. Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter received this submission from Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman Literary Agency, and was immediately charmed. With enthusiastic support from the Celadon team, Deb acquired the rights to publish FOLDED WISDOM in English throughout […]

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