|Parent company||Simon & Schuster|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location|| Simon & Schuster Building |
New York City
|Imprints||Gallery Books |
Gallery 13Saga Press
|Official website|| simonandschusterpublishing|
Gallery Publishing Group is a general interest publisher and a division of Simon & Schuster which houses the imprints Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Scout Press, Gallery 13, and Saga Press.
Jen Bergstrom is the Senior Vice President and Publisher.
Simon & Schuster created the Gallery Books imprint in 2009 to unite the editorial teams of Pocket Books and Simon Spotlight Entertainment (or SSE), and Gallery Books launched its first list in 2010. Louise Burke was named executive vice-president and publisher while Jennifer Bergstrom, who had been publisher of SSE, would be editor-in-chief. Gallery’s initial mission was to focus on women's fiction, pop culture and entertainment.
Simon & Schuster announced a reorganization in October 2012 that created four divisions, with the Gallery Publishing Group as one.When the reorganization was complete, Gallery Publishing Group consisted of Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Pocket Star, and Karen Hunter Books. In the years since, Pocket Star and Karen Hunter Books have been disbanded, while new imprints have been created. Pocket Books, which was founded in 1939 and was instrumental in introducing the pocket-size book to the American market, remains active and continues to publish mass-market editions.
In 2015 the Gallery Publishing Group launched literary fiction imprint Scout Press with Ruth Ware’s debut, In a Dark, Dark Wood.The imprint has continued to publish all of New York Times bestselling author Ware’s books, along with ambitious fiction by authors including Candice Carty Williams, Kristen Roupenian, Andrew MacDonald, and Iain Reid.”
In July 2016, Gallery Books announced a new line of graphic books called Gallery 13.The imprint has published the highest quality visual storytelling by creators including Stephen King, Stan Lee, and James O’Barr.
In August 2017, Jennifer Bergstrom became senior vice president and publisher following the retirement of Louise Burke.
In March 2019, the all-inclusive fantasy and science fiction imprint Saga Press moved from Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Publishing Group to Gallery. Saga publishes bestselling and esteemed authors including Charlaine Harris, Stephen Graham Jones, Rebecca Roanhorse, and Ken Liu.
Gallery Books – Gallery Publishing Group’s core, general-interest imprint – has expanded its mission and scope over time and now publishes books in a wide array of categories, including commercial fiction, memoir, and narrative nonfiction.
Simon & Schuster has published thousands of books from thousands of authors. This list represents some of the more notable authors at Gallery Books (those who are culturally significant or have had several bestsellers). For a more extensive list see List of Simon & Schuster authors.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger Williams Straus Jr. and John C. Farrar. FSG is known for publishing literary books, and its authors have won numerous awards, including Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Awards, and Nobel Peace Prizes. The publisher is currently a division of Macmillan, whose parent company is the German publishing conglomerate Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Pocket Books is a division of Simon & Schuster that primarily publishes paperback books.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster. As of 2016, Simon & Schuster was publishing 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.
Charles Scribner's Sons, or simply Scribner's or Scribner, is an American publisher based in New York City, known for publishing American authors including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kurt Vonnegut, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Stephen King, Robert A. Heinlein, Thomas Wolfe, George Santayana, John Clellon Holmes, Don DeLillo, and Edith Wharton.
Christie Golden is an American author. She has written nearly fifty novels and several short stories in fantasy, horror and science fiction.
Candlewick Press, established in 1991 and located in Somerville, Massachusetts, is part of the Walker Books group. The logo depicting a bear carrying a candle is based on Walker Books's original logo. The Walker Books Group has a unique ownership structure that includes employees and more than 150 authors and illustrators.
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a publishing company owned by Hachette Livre, the largest publishing company in France, and the third largest trade and educational publisher in the world. Hachette Livre is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lagardère Group. HBG was formed when Hachette Livre purchased the Time Warner Book Group from Time Warner on March 31, 2006. Its headquarters are located at 1290 Avenue of the Americas, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Hachette is considered one of the big-six publishing companies, along with Holtzbrinck/Macmillan, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster. In one year, HBG publishes approximately 1400+ adult books, 300 books for young readers, and 450 audio book titles. In 2016, the company had 214 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 44 of which reached #1.
Free Press was an independent book publisher that later became an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It was one of the best-known publishers specializing in serious nonfiction, including path-breaking sociology books of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. After a period under new ownership in the 1980s of publishing neoconservative books, it was purchased by Simon & Schuster in 1994. By 2012, the imprint ceased to exist as a distinct entity; however, some books were still being published using the Free Press imprint.
Archaia, formerly known as Archaia Studios Press, is an imprint of American comic book and graphic novel publisher Boom! Studios.
Threshold Editions is an imprint of Simon & Schuster—the publishing division of ViacomCBS—specializing in conservative non-fiction. Louise Burke is the publisher, and Mitchell Ivers is the VP & editorial director. Mary Matalin was its founding editor-in-chief.
Capstone is a publisher of children’s books and digital products. Capstone focuses on the educational market. They also sell to the trade market and internationally. Capstone publishes nonfiction, fiction, picture books, interactive books, audio books, literacy programs, and digital media. Imprints and divisions include Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Picture Window Books, Stone Arch Books, Red Brick Learning, Capstone Digital, Heinemann-Raintree and Switch Press. Capstone acquired the assets of Heinemann-Raintree library reference from Pearson Education in 2008. Heinemann-Raintree has offices in Chicago and Oxford, England. Capstone is based in Mankato, Minnesota, with additional offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, and Oxford. Capstone is part of Coughlan Companies, Inc. Coughlan Companies also includes Jordan Sands, a limestone quarry, and fabrication facility.
Marvel Press is the prose novel imprint for Marvel Comics jointly published with Disney Books.
Shoshanna Evers is an American author of contemporary and erotic romance novels and novellas, and the editor and publisher of non-fiction books on writing and publishing. She is notable for being the co-founder of SelfPubBookCovers.com, the first website ever created where authors could customize original pre-made book covers and instantly download them, as noted on CBS Money Watch among other news sources. Shoshanna Evers was also listed as one of the “Most Popular Authors in Erotica” on Amazon.com in 2013, and one of the "Most Popular Authors in Contemporary Romance," and "Most Popular Authors in Romance" on Amazon.com in 2014.
Atria Publishing Group is a general interest publisher and a division of Simon & Schuster. The publishing group launched as Atria Books in 2002. The Atria Publishing Group was later created internally at Simon & Schuster to house a number of imprints including Atria Books, Atria Trade Paperbacks, Atrai Books Espanol, Atria Unbound, Washington Square Press, Emily Bestler Books, Atria/Beyond Words, Cash Money Content, Howard Books, Marble Arch Press, Strebor Books, 37 Ink, Keywords Press and Enliven Books. Atria is also known for creating innovative imprints and co-publishing deals with African-American writers as well as known for experimenting with digital or non-traditional print formats and authors.
37 INK is an American publisher launched in 2013 focusing on a diverse list including African-American authors and is part of the Atria Book Publishing Group, a division of Simon & Schuster.
Byron D. Williamson is an American publisher and entrepreneur. He is founder and Publisher Emeritus of the Worthy Publishing Group, now an imprint of Hachette Book Group USA. He just completed his term as chair of the board of ECPA, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association which includes, among others, Zondervan and Thomas Nelson, Waterbrook/Multnomah, Tyndale House Publishers, Crossway Books, InterVarsity Press, and FaithWords/Center Street/Worthy.