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  • Editorial Promotions Announced at Ballantine Group

    Kara Welsh, president of PRH’s Ballantine Group—home of the Ballantine Bantam Dell imprints—announced a number of editorial promotions within the group. Those include the promotion of Kara Cesare to v-p and editor-in-chief of BBD.

  • Nihar Malaviya Officially Named CEO of Penguin Random House

    Malaviya, who was named interim head of the global operations of Penguin Random House following the departure of Markus Dohle at the end of 2022, has officially been named CEO of the world's largest trade publisher.

  • Suzanne Murphy Leaves HarperCollins, Liate Stehlik Adds Children's to Purview

    Stehlik, president and publisher of the Morrow Group, will now also serve as president and publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books, among other executive changes.

  • Amy Einhorn Named Fiction Publisher at Crown

    The publisher will leave Macmillan's Henry Holt imprint to spearhead the fiction program at Crown Publishing Group.

  • Lydah Pyles DeBin Named Executive Director of Center for Fiction

    DeBin previously served as deputy director of Portland's Literary Arts, as well as a national account manager at Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin Young Readers.

  • Jim Milliot to Retire from PW; Jonathan Segura Named Editorial Director

    After more than 30 years at the company, Jim Milliot will retire as editorial director of 'PW' at the end of 2023, with Jonathan Segura set to succeed him in the position, among other editorial changes.

  • Ben Greenberg Named EIC Amid Changes at Random House

    With the upcoming retirement of Random House senior v-p and deputy publisher Tom Perry, Greenberg has been promoted to editor-in-chief and Hilary Redmon will succeed Greenberg as editorial director of nonfiction.

  • Leadership Changes at Scholastic

    Scholastic has announced a series of executive changes that will result in a new chief financial officer, president of its international group, and head of its education division.

  • Viking Penguin Makes Series of Promotions

    With the pending retirement of three veteran editors, Viking Penguin has promoted seven editors to new roles and hired Seema Mahanian as senior editor at Pamela Dorman Books.

  • Ricardo Alberto Maldonado Named Executive Director of Academy of American Poets

    Maldonado, the first Latinx appointee to helm the Academy, was previously codirector of 92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center. He will begin his new role on July 17.

  • Mikyla Bruder Returns to Chronicle Books as Group Publisher

    After more than a decade at Amazon Publishing, Mikyla Bruder will return to lead Chronicle's art, entertainment, food and lifestyle, and children’s publishing groups.

  • The ‘New York Times Book Review’ Mixes It Up

    Gilbert Cruz, the new editor of the 'Review,' plans to keep experimenting to find the perfect formula for books coverage at the paper of record.

  • Celebrating a Dharma Bum's Poetic Centenary

    Joyfully eccentric Beat poet Nanao Sakaki would be 100 years old this year, and his idealism lives on in the Nanao Global celebration, with new editions in French and Portuguese and a slim new volume published by booksellers called 'Hi Nanao.'

  • Otto Penzler Sets Up Shop at ThrillerFest

    The owner and operator of the Mysterious Bookshop in Lower Manhattan said his duties running Mysterious Press don’t leave him with enough time to interact with customers anymore. At ThrillerFest, he gets his chance.

  • Jack Jensen to Step Down as McEvoy Group President

    Jack Jensen, who built Chronicle Books into one of the country's largest and most distinctive independent publishers, will transition from president of Chronicle parent company the McEvoy Group to chair of the McEvoy Group advisory board later this month.

  • IDW Announces More Shakeups to Leadership

    Just one week after IDW Media slashed its workforce by nearly 40% and appointed a new CEO and COO, the company has now named Joshua Frankel to the role of CDO, Mark Doyle and Tara McCrillis as co-publishers, and Jamie S. Rich as editor-in-chief.

  • BPG Promotes Three in Retail, Marketing Roles

    Michele Misiak has been named executive v-p for direct to consumer and retail sales at Baker Publishing Group, and Raela Schoenherr and Brianne Dekker get new roles.

  • James Patterson Sells His 100 Millionth Book

    In April, Patterson became the first author to sell more than 100 million copies across all print formats since BookScan first started recording unit sales of print books in 2004.

  • Ann Patchett: Author, Bookstore Owner, and BookTok Influencer

    “I have only the vaguest understanding of what TikTok is,” Patchett insists. And yet she and her bookstore, Parnassus Books, have become microcelebrities on the app thanks to the shop's savvy marketing manager, Sarah Arnold.

  • Dawn Davis Returns to Simon & Schuster

    After a three-year stint at 'Bon Appetit,' the founder of 37 Ink will return to the imprint as senior v-p and publisher, and will also serve as an executive editor at the S&S trade imprint.

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