Brettne Bloom has been named a partner of Kneerim & Williams, and the literary agency will now be called Kneerim, Williams & Bloom. She first joined the agency in 2000 after working at The Atlantic.

Lottchen Shivers has joined Farrar, Straus & Giroux as associate director of publicity. She has over 20 years of publicity experience, including at Random House, Viking, Henry Holt. Also at FSG, Brian Gittis and Steve Weil have been promoted from publicist to senior publicist positions.

At Livingly Media, Inc., Georgia Rappleye will serve as account director, Erin Doyle will serve as account executive, and Chase Dashiell will serve as account manager.