Crown publisher Molly Stern announced that Lindsay Sagnette (editor of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn and A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra) has been promoted to editorial director, fiction for Crown and Hogarth.
In her new position Sagnette will join Stern in a leadership role in shaping the overall Crown fiction list, while continuing to acquire and edit her own books.
Newly reporting to Sagnette are Zack Wagman, senior editor; Julian Pavia, editor; and Christine Kopprasch, associate editor. Senior editor Alexis Washam will also report to Sagnette. Washam, in addition to acquiring hardcover titles for Crown and Hogarth and serving as U.S. series editor for the Hogarth Shakespeare, will now take on an expanded role in acquiring trade paperback originals for Broadway Books.