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  • Bergstrom Succeeding Burke at Gallery

    Jennifer Bergstrom has succeeded Louise Burke as publisher of the Gallery Book Group, the group's parent company, Simon & Schuster, has announced.

  • Morrow Publicity Adds Events Role

    William Morrow has named Shelby Meizlik to the newly-created role of v-p of special events and creative strategies. Kelly Rudolph has also been promoted to senior group publicity director, overseeing all imprints under the Morrow umbrella.

  • Slopianka Named Publisher of Harvest House

    Sherrie Slopianka has been named the new publisher of Harvest House Publishers, taking over for LaRae Weikert, who will step down at the end of the month.

  • Kakutani Leaving Times' Book Dept; Sehgal Stepping In

    Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for the 'New York Times,' is leaving her job in the books department. While the paper has not named a new chief critic, Parul Sehgal (formerly of PW) is joining the paper's team of daily critics.

  • Cristobal Pera Takes Over at Vintage Español

    Cristobal Pera is rejoining Penguin Random House after a two-year stint as a literary agent with The Wiley Agency.

  • Meet the Editor: Erroll McDonald

    McDonald talks about his 40 years at Random House, where he's edited Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Sarkozy, and others.

  • Huseby to Succeed Roberts at B&N Education

    Michael Huseby, who served as CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. and then executive chairman of B&N Education when that company was spun-off from B&N Inc., has been named to succeed Max Roberts as head of B&N Education.

  • New Executive Director, Publisher at Feminist Press

    Jamia Wilson has become both the youngest director in the 47-year history of the press, and the first woman of color to head the organization.

  • Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Life on Mars' has been named to the highest public office reserved for an American poet.

  • HarperCollins, Harlequin Shift Executive Leadership

    HarperCollins is making a number of changes to its international and North American executive teams three years after the acquisition of Harlequin.

  • Rich Green Up at ICM

    ICM Partners has promoted Rich Green to head of media rights and made a number of other personnel shifts in both its media rights and publications divisions.

  • Hely Hutchinson to Retire as CEO of Hachette UK

    Tim Hely Hutchinson will retire as CEO of Hachette UK at the end of 2017. He will be succeeded by David Shelley, CEO of Little, Brown Book Group and Orion.

  • Gun Safety Org Taps Book Professionals for New Advocacy Group

    The nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety has recruited a group of book industry professionals--over 130 writers, illustrators, editors and agents--to speak out against gun violence.

  • Desmond Named Publisher at Twelve

    Sean Desmond has been named v-p and publisher of the Grand Central Publishing imprint Twelve, and Paul Samuelson has been promoted to publicity director.

  • Kosztolnyik Named V-P, Editor-in-Chief at Grand Central Publishing

    Karen Kosztolnyik, who formerly served as executive editor at GCP, is returning to the Hachette division. In her new role, she will lead the publisher's hardcover line.

  • Allin Resigns as Wiley CEO

    Citing family reasons, Mark Allin has resigned as CEO of John Wiley & Sons, effective immediately.

  • Meet the Editor: Parneshia Jones

    The poetry editor for TriQuarterly Books on learning under Kanye West's mom and why "there’s poetry for every kind of person."

  • B&N Names Demos Parneros CEO

    Barnes & Noble has named its current COO, Demos Parneros, its new CEO. Parneros replaces Len Riggio, who has held that position on an interim basis since Ron Boire was dismissed last summer.

  • Quarto Group Restructures Sales and Marketing

    U.K.-based Quarto Group has made new appointments in its global sales and marketing operations following a restructuring of those functions earlier this year.

  • Fox Chapel Expands

    Fox Chapel, the East Petersburg, Pa.–based publisher, is bringing on three new directors in three separate departments as part of its ongoing expansion efforts.

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