Kendall, Harpster Join Penguin
Joshua Kendall, formerly an editor at Picador, and Kendra Harpster, formerly an associate editor at Doubleday, have been named senior editor and editor, respectively.
New Agents At Curtis Brown
Dave Barbor, foreign rights director, has been named a v-p. Katherine Fausset, formerly with Watkins/Loomis; Ginger Clark, formerly with Writers House; and Michele Beno, returning after a stint at HarperCollins, have all joined the agency.
Coppola Promoted at Viz
Liza Coppola has been named a senior v-p of marketing.
Crosley Rises At Vintage
Sloane Crosley has been promoted to assistant director of publicity.
Atchenson Joins New Hope
Tina Atchenson, previously with Highland Capital Holding, has been named publicity and advertising manager.
New Staff at Cumberland House
Stacie Bauerle, formerly assistant publisher, has been named an acquisition editor. K. Danielle Edwards, previously in public relations at Fisk University, has been named senior publicist for the WND imprint. Linda Cobb, formerly with H&R Block, has been named accounts payable manager.
Weiss Joins Harper
Josh Weiss has been named v-p, publishing operations for HarperCollins Children's Books.
Three Rise at LBBYR
Three executive editors have been promoted at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers: Andrea Spooner has been named an editorial director of the LBBYR hardcover and paperback list. Cindy Eagan is now the editorial director of LBBYR's teen chick-lit paperback series. Liza Baker has been named editorial director of LB Kids, LBBYR's novelty book and licensed property imprint.
DPW Hires Tasker
Simon Tasker, formerly director of national accounts at S&S, has been named director, global retail sales, for the book group of Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Aguiló Rises At Berrett-Koehler
María Jesús Aguiló has been promoted to director of international sales and subsidiary rights.
Lui Rises at Viz Media
Jane Lui has been promoted to associate manager, public relations and conventions.
Melton Joins Dover
Jarvis (Jay) Melton, formerly with Taschen, has been named v-p of sales at Dover Publications.