Cevin Bryerman is the publisher and CEO of Publishers Weekly, the international news platform of the book publishing industry. He has been in the publishing business for more than 30 years, working at the helm of both trade and consumer magazines in strategic planning, business development and strategic partnerships.
Bryerman has an astute sense of possibility in working with colleagues around the world. Under his leadership, Publishers Weekly has expanded internationally with partnerships ranging from publishers in Canada to Spain to the UAE to India, Hong Kong and China. Notable initiatives launched under Bryerman’s watch include the U.S. Book Show, a new book fair that took over from BookExpo in May 2021 and will run again in May 2022; and New York Rights Fair, formerly a joint effort with BookExpo, which rejuvenated the international rights center at BookExpo. In addition to the BookExpo PW Show Daily, he launched international show daily publications with the London Book Fair, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Frankfurt International Book Fair and Guadalajara International Book Fair. He forged partnerships stateside for publications with the Miami Book Fair and the Texas Book Festival.