Seale Ballenger is leaving HarperCollins after his position was eliminated. Ballenger, who was v-p and group publicity director at William Morrow (also overseeing Avon, Harper Voyager, Morrow Trade Paperbacks and Morrow Cookbooks), had been at the publisher for six years. He has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Ballenger can be reached at SHB6964@aol.com, or on his cell phone at 201-360-7333.
Kim Manley joins Sourcebooks as editorial assistant in the New York office. She was a client sales & marketing coordinator for Perseus Distribution, and before that a bookseller at Barnes & Noble.