Clay Farr will be joining Basic Books as v-p, associate publisher & marketing director. He was previously with Perseus Books, a company he was with for nine years.

Emily van Beek has been named senior vice president at Folio Jr., the children’s division of Folio Literary Management.

Rachel Meier is joining Crown as managing editor for the Crown trade, Broadway Books, and Hogarth imprints. She has been the marketing manager for the Crown Trade imprint for the last two years.

Summer Smith will be joining Bloomsbury Adult Trade as associate director of publicity. Previously, she was publicity manager at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.