NEW YORK, July 23, 2014—Simon & Schuster, Inc. has entered into a sales and distribution agreement with Regan Arts, the new publishing imprint and multimedia venture founded by well-known publisher and media personality Judith Regan. Under the agreement, Simon & Schuster will handle world-wide sales and distribution for all of the new imprint’s titles in print and electronic editions, which are expected to begin reaching the marketplace in Fall 2014.
“We are delighted to welcome Regan Arts and its authors to Simon & Schuster,” said Steve Black, Vice President, Client Services for Simon & Schuster. “Our sales and distribution infrastructure are poised to provide them with the best possible service and help them to reach the widest possible audience. We look forward to a very productive partnership.”
“Judith Regan has an undisputed and well-proven ability to acquire and publish, with audacity and flair, books that are cutting edge, that perfectly capture their moment in time, or are just plain fascinating reading” said Michael Selleck, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Simon & Schuster. “From acclaimed authors to notable and intriguing personalities, she has the finger on the pulse of what readers want, and we are eager to begin selling Regan Arts titles throughout the world.”
“Having started my publishing career at Simon & Schuster, I have first-hand knowledge of their powerful and wide-ranging sales and distribution operation,” said Regan. “They leave no stone unturned searching for every possible sale on behalf of their authors. And we are thrilled that our new partners share our endless passion for great stories, great authors, and great successes!”
During her time at Simon & Schuster, Regan published numerous bestsellers and notable authors, including works by Wally Lamb, Douglas Coupland, Howard Stern, Walter Kirn, Kathie Lee Gifford, Richard Marcinko, and Rush Limbaugh.
ABOUT SIMON & SCHUSTER:
Simon & Schuster, a part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.simonandschuster.com.
ABOUT REGAN ARTS
Regan Arts is a creator and producer of content across all media platforms.
A veteran publisher, talk show host, and television producer, Regan Arts CEO Judith Regan has launched the careers of hundreds of authors and has published a wide range of best-selling and award-winning books. Authors she has published include Wally Lamb, Jess Walter, Gregory Maguire, Walter Kirn, Douglas Coupland, Howard Stern, Neil Strauss, T.J. English, Dr. Barry Sears, Eminem, Liz Goldwyn, Motley Crüe, Barbara Bestor, Robert McKee, Ludo Lefevbre, Rachel Ashwell, General Tommy Franks, Kelly Wearstler, Michael Moore, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Arianna Huffington, Sammy Davis Jr., Nicole Richie, Jose Conseco, and Dr. Drew Pinsky.
Regan Arts is a Phaidon Global company.
CONTACT: Adam Rothberg
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Lara Kleinschmidt, Regan Arts