According to Publishing Trends, Sterling editorial director Michael Fragnito has left the company. Larry Bennett has left Bookmasters, where he was president of distribution services. He may be reached at

At Chronicle Books, Kim Romero has been promoted to project editor. She was previously editor in the Entertainment Publishing Group.

Mark Saunders has been named the new director of the University of Virginia Press, where he was previously the interim director and editor-in-chief.