Constantine Leaving Authors Guild

Jan Constantine, who has served as legal counsel for the Authors Guild since October 2005, will step down at the end of the month. The guild has yet to name her successor.

Globe Pequot To Launch Children’s Imprint

Muddy Boots, an imprint designed to help kids ages 12 and under engage more with the outdoors, will launch this summer.

Partners Hopes To Move Distribution Clients To Midpoint

The distributor has offered clients the option to work with Midpoint Trade Sales, now that PPG has begun closing down its business. Only publishers that reach an agreement with Midpoint will transition to them.

Amazon Lands Deal with N.Y.C. Schools

Amazon has struck a deal with the New York City public school district, the country’s largest, to provide its students with e-books. The deal is reportedly worth $30 million and will cover more than one million students.