37 INK

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.

Dawn Davis, the former publisher at Amistad Press, is the current publisher for 37 INK.[1]

37 INK officially launched in 2013. Dawn Davis said that the imprint name comes from the 37th parallel north which intersects California, Africa, and Italy—three places that have been significant to Davis.[1] In an interview, Davis said that her mother was from Italy, she was from California and Africa is where we're all from.[2] Davis stated to Publisher's Weekly that the title is also "reflective of the breadth of voices and viewpoints that the imprint will publish."[1] At the launch, the imprint was expected to publish ten titles per year spread across literary fiction, memoir, narrative non-fiction, history and pop culture books.[3] While the imprint has published many titles by African-American authors, Davis stated in an interview on NPR that 37 Ink "wants to publish books that represent a diverse array of cultures and viewpoints because that is what readers want."[4]

37 INK
Parent companyAtria Publishing Group
Founded2013
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City
Publication typesBooks
Official websitewww.simonandschusterpublishing.com/atria/

Notable Authors

Simon & Schuster has published thousands of books from thousands of authors. This list represents some of the more notable authors who have published at 37 INK. For a more extensive list see List of Simon & Schuster authors.

References

  1. ^ a b c "New Davis Imprint Named 37 Ink". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  2. ^ "37 Ink Takes Book Publishing Around The World And Across Genres". MadameNoire. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  3. ^ "Atria Publishing Launches 37 Ink Imprint". Writers Write. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  4. ^ Neary, Lynn. "To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence". Retrieved 2017-01-08.
Atria Publishing Group

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.

As of 2017, Judith Curr is the President and Publisher of the Atria Publishing Group.

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The title of the series was inspired by the NBC announcement of broadcasts being presented "in living color" during the 1960s, prior to mainstream color television. It also refers to the fact that most of the show's cast was black, unlike other sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live whose casts are mostly white. It was controversial due to the Wayans' decision to portray black humor from the ghetto in a time when mainstream American tastes regarding black comedy had been set by more upscale shows such as The Cosby Show, causing an eventual feud for control between Fox executives and the Wayans.

Other members of the Wayans family—Damon, Kim, Shawn, and Marlon—had regular roles, while brother Dwayne frequently appeared as an extra. The show also starred the rising stand-up comic/actor Jim Carrey alongside previously unknown actor/comedians Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, David Alan Grier, and T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh. Additionally, Dancing with the Stars judge and choreographer Carrie Ann Inaba and actress and pop music star Jennifer Lopez were members of the show's dance troupe The Fly Girls, with actress Rosie Perez serving as choreographer. The show launched the careers of Carrey, Foxx, Davidson, Grier, Keymáh, Inaba and Lopez, and is credited with bringing the Wayans family to a higher level of fame as well. It was immensely popular in its first two seasons, capturing more than a 10-point Nielsen rating; in the third and fourth seasons, ratings faltered as the Wayans brothers fell out with Fox network leadership over creative control and rights.

The series won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 1990. The series gained international prominence for its bold move and its all-time high ratings gained by airing a live, special episode as a counterprogram for the halftime show of U.S. leader CBS's live telecast of Super Bowl XXVI, prompting the National Football League to book A-list acts for future game entertainment, starting with Michael Jackson the following year. In 2018, a history of the show, Homey Don't Play That! by David Peisner, was released by 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

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