Managing editor at Samhain Lindsey Faber will take on the role of publisher beginning March 1, 2012. Faber has been with the company for five years.

Courtney Young will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as a senior editor. She was most recently an editor for the Portfolio, Current, and Sentinel imprints at Penguin Group.

Meredith Kaffel is joining DeFiore and Company as an agent. She has been at the Charlotee Sheedy Agency for six years.

Claudia Cross has joined Folio. She was previously an agent at Sterling Lord Literistic

Ruckus Media Group has announced Nick Van Amburg as v-p, marketing.