Harvard Common Press Acquired by Quarto Publishing Group USA

By Maryann Yin Comment

Harvard Common Press (GalleyCat)Quarto Publishing Group USA has acquired the Harvard Common Press. HCP primarily publishes books on cooking and childcare.

Dan Rosenberg, the editorial director of HCP, will continue to hold this position. Bruce Shaw, the president and publisher of HCP, and Adam Salomone, the associate publisher of HCP, will both serve as advisors for Quarto.

CEO Ken Fund had this statement in the press release: “We’re excited to bring The Harvard Common Press into the Quarto family of publishers. Quarto is focused on acquiring niche imprints or businesses that align with our vision to publish books that inspire, educate, create or entertain. We continue to look for acquisitions in these categories and this has accelerated since the successful launch of QuartoKnows.com in 2015.”