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  • 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.

  • PRH's Weisberg Named President of Macmillan

    Don Weisberg is stepping down as president of Penguin Young Readers Group to become president of Macmillan Publishers U.S. He will be succeeded at Penguin by Jen Loja who has been senior v-p and associate publisher of the young readers group.

  • Random House to Up Danielle Steel Output

    The publisher has announced an accelerated publishing schedule for the bestselling author that will see the release of 12 Steel titles in 2016.

  • Libby McGuire to Leave Random House at Year's End

    Libby McGuire will be stepping down as executive v-p and publisher of Ballantine Bantam Dell at the end of the year.

  • Children's Job Moves: October 2015

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

  • Mitch Hoffman to Join Aaron Priest Agency

    The current v-p at Grand Central Publishing, who's edited such bestselling authors as David Baldacci and Harlan Coben, will begin his new position as senior agent on November 30.

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