Soft Skull Joins Counterpoint in Latest Round of Acquisitions


Richard Nash announced yesterday that Soft Skull Press, the independent publisher based in Brooklyn, plans to be aquired by Winton, Shoemaker & Co, the same company that last week acquired Counterpoint Press from Perseus Book Group. Nash, the publisher of Soft Skull, will become editorial director of Perseus's new Soft Skull imprint as well as executive editor of the Counterpoint imprint.

Recent novels published by Soft Skull include Matthew Sharpe's Jamestown, Alain Mabanckou's African Psycho, and Lydia Millet's My Happy Life.