Grandstaff to UVA Press
Emily Grandstaff has returned to the University of Virginia Press as marketing and publicity manager, where from 2004 to 2007 she was publicist. She had been senior publicist at HarperOne in San Francisco.
Pricci to Rizzoli
At Rizzoli, Linda Pricci has been promoted to marketing manager, creative services and social/new media. Pricci joined Rizzoli in 2003 as a sales and marketing coordinator.
Korn to William Morrow
Adam Korn is returning to HarperCollins as executive editor at William Morrow on January 8. Korn was most recently a literary agent with DeFiore and Company. He became an agent after several years working in the editorial departments of Random House, Crown, and HarperCollins.
Weston Goes Solo
Tamson Weston has left Disney Hyperion to found Tamson Weston Books, an editorial consultancy. She will be working with agents and publishers to develop book projects, and helping new authors fine-tune manuscripts, proposals, and picture book dummies. Weston can be found on the Web at www.tamsonweston.com.
Young Up at Hyperion
Gretchen Young has been promoted to vice president, executive editor, of Hyperion, and editorial director of ABC Synergy, reporting to editor-in-chief Elisabeth Dyssegaard. Young will expand her role as chief editorial liaison with the ABC Television Group, while also continuing to acquire and edit nonfiction and fiction titles for Hyperion. Young joined the company 14 years ago and has amassed 39 New York Times bestsellers in that time.
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