iOS app Android app More

Houghton Mifflin Suspends Acquisition Of New Manuscripts

First Posted: 11-25-08 07:39 AM   |   Updated: 12-26-08 05:12 AM

I Like ItI Don’t Like It
Houghton Mifflin

New York Times:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher of authors including Philip Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer, Günter Grass and J. R. R. Tolkien, has temporarily suspended acquisitions of new manuscripts, a company spokesman said Monday.

The company, which was formed by Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep's $4 billion takeover of Harcourt in July 2007, has undergone staff layoffs and other turbulence during its consolidation period. But just a month ago, the company held a party in its downtown Manhattan offices to celebrate the completion of the union.

Now the company is not accepting submissions.

Read the whole story: New York Times

Filed by Danny Shea  |  Report Corrections