William Morrow (publisher)

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William Morrow
Born United States
Died 1931
United States
Occupation Publisher
Spouse(s) Honoré Willsie Morrow

William Morrow (died 1931) was an American publisher.[1] He married novelist Honoré Willsie Morrow in 1923.[1] He founded William Morrow and Company in 1926 and led it until his death.

William Morrow and Company[edit]

William Morrow and Company was acquired by Scott, Foresman in 1967 and sold in 1981 to the Hearst Corporation, which sold it, along with Avon Books, to the News Corporation in 1999. Both William Morrow and Avon are now imprints of News Corp subsidiary HarperCollins.

Among many other authors, Morrow was Nevil Shute's American publisher for several of his novels. Morrow was the publisher for Erle Stanley Gardner's Perry Mason novels, among others.


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