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  • Children's Job Moves: February 2016

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

  • Steve Wasserman To Head Heyday Books

    Steve Wasserman, whose publishing career included stints as an agent and editor-in-chief of the 'Los Angeles Times Book Review,' has been named publisher and executive director of Heyday Books.

  • Naples Tapped to Head Disney Books; Gonzales to Succeed Naples at Rodale

    Mary Ann Naples has been named v-p and publisher of Disney Book Group. Naples was most recently senior v-p and publisher at Rodale, and will be succeeded there by Gail Gonzales, who was v-p and associate publisher at the house.

  • Lisa Lucas Named National Book Foundation Director

    Lisa Lucas, publisher of the nonprofit online magazine Guernica, has been appointed executive director of the National Book Foundation. She will start March 14.

  • New Roles for Freeman, Carrera at Ingram

    Thirty-three year Ingram veteran Kent Freeman has been named chief strategy officer and will be succeeded as chief operating officer at the company's VitalSource division by Pep Carrera.

  • Children's Job Moves: January 2016

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

  • Gadsby Named to Head Academic Group at R&L

    Rowman & Littlefield has appointed Oliver Gadsby to the newly created position of president of its academic and professional division.

  • Chernin Entertainment Adds Chris Lupo as Book Scout

    Lupo, who was working as a foreign scout at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, will be looking for properties at the production company that can be adapted for film and television.

  • Pam Krauss, Eponymous Imprint Move to Avery Books

    Krauss will be editor-at-large for Avery Books as well as v-p and publisher of her eponymous imprint, Pam Krauss Books.

  • Aielli, Dewey Up at HBG

    Michelle Aielli, executive director of publicity at Hachette Books and Black Dog & Leventhal, has been named associate publisher of the Hachette Books division.

  • Robert Baensch

    He was supposed to become a doctor—at least according to his physician father—but Robert Baensch took a different turn, toward publishing.

  • Trinity Univ. Press Names New Director

    Thomas Payton will step into his new role at the press, attached to Trinity University in San Antonio, Tex., on January 1.

  • Welsh Named Publisher at Ballantine, Bantam Dell

    Kara Welsh, who was senior v-p and publisher of Penguin's Berkley Group, has been tapped to head Random House's Ballantine Bantam Dell. Welsh is replacing Libby McGuire, who will step down from the role at the end of 2015.

  • Mark Tavani Joins Putnam as Exec Editor

    Tavani will join Putnam on February 8, after 15 years with Ballantine Bantam Dell. At BBD he worked with such authors as Justin Cronin and Steve Berry.

  • Ben Greenberg Named Exec Editor at Random House

    Greenberg, who is currently executive editor at Grand Central Publishing, will join Random House on January 11.

  • Religion and Spirituality On-Sale Calendar: January 2016

    The latest from bestselling Amish inspirational romance author Shelley Shepard Gray, Jim Wallis’ take on racism in America, and popular blogger Stephanie Rische’s dating memoir are just a few of the exciting spirituality and religion titles publishing in January.

  • New Publisher for Diversion Books

    Diversion Publishing has appointed Jaime Levine publisher of Diversion Books.

  • Archer to Succeed Gentel at HMH Trade

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade president Gary Gentel has announced that he is retiring in 2016, and will be succeeded by Ellen Archer, former president and publisher of Walt Disney Co.’s Hyperion Books.

  • Children's Job Moves: November 2015

    New job announcements in children's publishing for November 2015.

  • Tamblyn Named Kobo CEO

    Michael Tamblyn will take over as CEO of the e-book company on January 1, succeeding Taka Aiki.

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