January 11

Executive Director of Eric Carle Museum to Step Down

Alexandra Kennedy, executive director of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Mass., will step down from her post later in 2023.

Ed Spade Named President of Sales at HarperCollins
Spade, previously senior v-p of online sales at HarperCollins, has been appointed president of sales and will report to CEO and president Brian Murray.

Ariele Fredman Joins UTA Publishing
Fredman, formerly deputy director of publicity and marketing at Atria, has joined UTA Publishing as an agent.

January 10

Joseph D’Onofrio Named ED, GM of Chicago Distribution Center
Since joining Chicago in 2016, D'Onofrio and his team have expanded the range of services provided by the Center and added 40 new clients, the University of Chicago Press said in a statement.

January 9

Caitlin Mulrooney-Lyski Joins Holt as Executive Director of Publicity
Mulrooney-Lyski previously served as director of publicity at Ecco, where she oversaw the imprint's nonfiction list for four years.

Kevin McLain Joins Timber Press as Editorial V-P
McClain joins the Workman Publishing imprint from Avalon Travel, where he served as editorial v-p since 2016.

MK Goodwin to Succeed Peter Tatara at Anime NYC
MK Goodwin has been promoted to event director, as Anime NYC founder Peter Tatara takes a step back.

Hayley Wagreich Joins Zando as Director of Original Development
Reporting to Zando founder and CEO Molly Stern, Wagreich will spearhead the launch of Zando Projects.

January 6

TCG Appoints Erin Salvi and Kathy Sova Co-Publishers
Salvi and Sova will succeed outgoing Theatre Communications Group Books publisher Terry Nemeth.