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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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Looking for a Career in Publishing? Tips to Navigate the Industry

How to break into the book business and land your first a job.

Best Audiobooks: February 2019

The real-life consequences of at-home DNA tests, fun with grammar, and how America’s opioid epidemic is just tip of a global crime syndicate.

A Nearly Normal Family Author M.T. Edvardsson

The novelist and former high school teacher on the questions he asked himself before writing this novel.

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The 5 Best Places to Submit Your Short Stories

Here are some examples of literary magazines typically considered “top tier,” based on the number of their stories that have gone on to win Pushcart and O. Henry Prizes or inclusion in Best American Short Stories. Check out an issue or two of any magazine you’re considering to be sure your work will be to their tastes.

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Celadon to publish biography MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE

Celadon Books Executive Editor Ryan Doherty acquired the rights to Roland Lazenby’s MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE, in a two-book deal by Peter McGuigan at Foundry Literary + Media. Johnson, an NBA hall-of-famer, is part-owner of the LA Dodgers, the LA Lakers’ president of basketball operations, CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, and chairman and CEO of […]

Celadon Books Acquires HUNDRED: WHAT YOU LEARN IN A LIFETIME

HUNDRED: WHAT YOU LEARN IN A LIFETIME, sold at auction to Celadon President and Publisher Jamie Raab by Laura Bonner and Tracy Fisher at WME. Written by German author Heike Faller and illustrated by Valerio Vidali, HUNDRED was originally published in German by Kein & Aber and is now in its 4th print run. The [...]

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 […]

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