Andrew Miller has been named president and publisher of Henry Holt, effective mid-January 2024. The position had been held been held on an interim basis by former Celadon publisher Jamie Raab since September following the departure of Amy Einhorn, who has helmed Crown's fiction program since October.
Miller, who called the job "the opportunity of a lifetime," moves to Holt from Knopf, where he served as v-p and editorial director of nonfiction following stints at Vintage/Anchor, Grove/Atlantic, and St. Martin’s Press. He has worked with authors including Cat Bohannon, Ken Burns, Casey Cep, Bill Clinton, John Carreyrou, and George Packer.
Miller's hire also follows Sarah Crichton, former editor-in-chief of Holy, stepping down from that position in July. She is now editor-at-large, with a successor yet to be named.
“From the moment I met Andrew, I knew he was the perfect person to lead Holt into the future. He is universally respected and has impeccable, wide-ranging taste,” Jon Yaged, CEO of Macmillan, said in a statement. “His passion for books and overall curiosity are contagious and matched only by his enthusiasm for collaboration, mentorship and elevating extraordinary writers. His personal success publishing outstanding nonfiction and his appreciation for smart, upmarket fiction match perfectly with Holt’s more than 150-year legacy.”
Correction: This article has been updated to clarify timeline and succession details of the various changes at Holt since this summer.