Charlie Conrad will join Gotham Books as executive editor. He was previously v-p and executive editor at Crown Trade.

John Groton has joined Quayside Publishing as director of Quayside Distribution Services. He was most recently with Innodata, and has previously held positions with Simon & Schuster, Random House, Globe Pequot Press, and National Book Network.

William Boggess has joined Barer Literary, LLC as an agent. He was previously with Little, Brown.

Kate Rados has joined Crown's marketing department as director, community development, reporting to Jill Flaxman. She was previously with F+W Media as group marketing director.

Mark Gottlieb has been promoted to audio rights agent at Trident Media Group.