Harper Studio Shutters. Savvy Auntie Lives.

Dear Readers,

It is with regret that I share that HarperCollins Publishing has decided to close Harper Studio, the current imprint (publishing department within HarperCollins) for our book: The Savvy Auntie Guide to Life. While our book will be moved to a yet-to-be-named imprint within HarperCollins, I am disappointed that despite the great success and potential of Harper Studio, it has reached its final days.

On Friday, I took a nice long walk with Debbie Stier, the Associate Publisher at Harper Studio and the savvy woman who brought me to her young imprint, so she could tell me the news in person.  We both believe that the best is yet to come for both Debbie and The Savvy Auntie Guide to Life .

Debbie believes in us and I believe in Debbie.

"Just as the sun begins to crack through our winter doldrums, our book will be out," said Debbie. And yes....I can hear the birds chirping now!

I found the memo that was sent to HarperCollins staffers on Friday which explains the closing of Harper Studio more formally.

HarperStudio to Close: HarperCollins' Memo


Auntie Melanie


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