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  • Four Questions with... Rachel Hecht

    Hecht recently left her position as executive director of children's and YA scouting at Mary Anne Thompson Associates to launch her own company, Rachel Hecht Children's Scouting.

  • Digital Media Vet Takes Over at Recorded Books

    Tom MacIsaac took the helm of the audiobook publisher and distributor in late June, succeeding Rich Fresse. MacIsaac was CEO of Verve Mobile from 2010 to 2015, where he expanded the company's mobile and advertising capabilities.

  • Kuyper Resigns from BISG

    A little more than one year after being named executive director of the Book Industry Study Group Mark Kuyper has resigned, effective immediately.

  • Tor/Forge Restructures Its Leadership

    President and publisher Tom Doherty has named Patrick Nielsen Hayden associate publisher of Tor Books, effective immediately, along with Devi Pillai, who formerly led the U.S. division of Orbit Books.

  • Groban Out at HMH Kids

    After 10 years at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Betsy Groban, senior v-p and publisher of children's books, is leaving the company. A spokesperson for HMH said the house has not yet found a replacement, but confirmed that a search is "underway."

  • Lennertz to Lead CBC as Executive Director

    Carl Lennertz has been named executive director of the Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader, effective August 8.

  • Children's Job Moves: June 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for June 2016.

  • Sara Nelson Heading to HarperCollins

    Nelson, currently editorial director for Books and Kindle at Amazon (and formerly editor-in-chief of 'Publishers Weekly'), is joining the publisher's Harper imprint as v-p, executive editor and special advisor to the publisher, Jonathan Burnham.

  • Gordon Named VP of Education Sales at PRH

    Brent Gordon, who was most recently senior v-p of sales for global education at Wiley, is stepping into the newly created role of v-p of education sales and strategy at Penguin Random House.

  • Katherine Flynn Named Partner At Kneerim & Williams

    Kneerim & Williams has named Katherine Flynn the group’s newest partner, based in its Boston office. She will continue to represent authors of fiction and nonfiction.

  • Dunne Moving to Boutique Imprint

    Thomas Dunne is moving into a new role at St. Martin's, overseeing a list of “several dozen” titles per year with a core group of Thomas Dunne Books staff members.

  • Enderlin Named EVP and Publisher at St. Martin's Press

    Longtime editor Jennifer Enderlin has been promoted to executive v-p and publisher at the Macmillan imprint. She will take on the new title while retaining her role as editor and continuing to both acquire new books and edit many of SMP's bestselling authors.

  • Ian Hudson to Head DK

    Hudson, who held two high-ranking posts at Penguin Random House, has been named CEO of the company’s DK Publishing subsidiary. Hudson is succeeding John Duhigg, and will take on his new role July 1.

  • Rachel Fershleiser Joins HMH in New Position

    Tumblr's former director of publisher outreach and a mainstay in New York's digital publishing and literary circuit will serve as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's executive director of audience development beginning June 1.

  • Slavin Named CEO of Open Road; Friedman Becomes Chairman

    Effective immediately, Paul Slavin has been promoted to CEO of Open Road Integrated Media, while company cofounder and CEO Jane Friedman has been named chairman and executive publisher.

  • Children's Job Moves: May 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for May 2016.

  • Marsh Takes New Role at Abrams & Chronicle Books

    Brenda Marsh has been named the managing director of Abrams & Chronicle Books, the London-based distribution venture of Abrams and Chronicle.

  • Children's Job Moves: April 2016

    New job announcements in children's publishing for April 2016.

  • Constantine Leaving the Authors Guild

    Jan Constantine will step down as the legal counsel of the Authors Guild at the end of April, just a few days after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Guild's appeal in its copyright infringement lawsuit against Google.

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