Clarion Tabs Leonard

Marcia Leonard has been named an editor. She is an author and was previously a freelance contributing editor at Clarion; she has worked in children's publishing for more than 30 years.

Bent Joins OUP

Timothy Bent has been named executive editor, trade history at Oxford University Press. He was previously a senior editor at Harcourt and has worked at St. Martin's and Penguin.

Ragland Up At St. Martin's

Kelley Ragland has been named executive editor of the St. Martin's Press Minotaur imprint. Ragland started at Minotaur 13 years ago and her authors have won or been finalists for every major crime fiction award, including the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, Macavity and Dagger prizes

Taunton, Pike Up at RH

Paul Taunton and Signe Pike have been promoted at Random House Publishing Group. Taunton, who joined Ballantine in 2003, jumps to associate editor and Pike to assistant editor.