Following the death of agent Deborah Rogers on April 30, Rogers Coleridge & White has appointed Gill Coleridge as chair to succeed Rogers. Rogers invited Coleridge to join her in 1987, and together they founded Rogers Coleridge & White Ltd.

Tracy Locke, v-p, associate publisher at the Penguin Press, will leave the company on May 16. Thereafter, she can be reached at

Jessica Purcell has been named associate director of publicity at Knopf. She was previously publicity manager at Norton.

At HarperAudio, Sean McManus has been promoted to senior director, HarperAudio. Caitlin Garing has been promoted to senior producer, HarperAudio. Erin Wicks has been promoted to producer, HarperAudio.