Lee Montgomery, editor and associate publisher of Tin House Books, is leaving to pursue independent book projects and resume her own writing career. She has been with Tin House since 2001.
Leila Porteous has been hired as senior editor at Crown, reporting to Victoria Craven. Porteous was previously with McGraw-Hill Professional, where she was an editor acquiring business books.
Calista Brill has been promoted to senior editor at First Second Books, a division of Macmillan. She has been with First Second since 2008.
At Henry Holt and Company, Pat Eisemann has been promoted to v-p, director of publicity. Eisemann joined the company last January.