Crown Publishing Launches New Fiction Imprint Named Hogarth
Posted on April 16, 2011Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, and Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, have launched Hogarth, a new fiction imprint. Hogarth's titles will be published both as ebooks and in print.
Hogarth is named in honor of The Hogarth Press, which was founded by Virginia and Leonard Woolf in 1917 from their home. The Hogarth inaugural list will be launched in summer 2012. The imprint will publish eight to ten titles annually in the U.S. A smaller annual list will be published in the U.K.
Molly Stern, senior vice president, publisher, Crown Publishers, will lead the U.S. imprint, and Clara Farmer, publishing director, Chatto & Windus, will lead the imprint in the U.K.
Titles on Hogarth's inaugural list in both the U.S. and the U.K will include I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovites and The Watch by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya. In the U.S., additional titles will include The Dead Do Not Improve by Jay Caspian King and The Kissing List by Stephanie Reents.