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1. Publishing Jobs: Penguin Random House, Zest Books

This week, Penguin Random House is hiring a senior editor of Harmony, as well as a designer for its advertising and promotions department. Zest Books is seeking a marketing and publicity manager, and Trident Media Group is on the hunt for a digital coordinator. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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2. Sara Megibow Moves to KT Literary LLC

Sara MegibowSara Megibow has joined the KT Literary LLC.

Megibow (pictured, via) has devoted more than a decade to a career in publishing. Prior to this move, she worked at the Nelson Literary Agency.

Megibow specializes in writers who create middle grade, young adult, new adult, LGBTQ, romance, erotica, science fiction and fantasy stories. Some of the authors she represents include authors Roni Loren, Jason Hough, Stefan Bachmann, and Tiffany Reisz.

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3. Rebekah Anderson Moves to Sasquatch Books

SasquatchRebekah Anderson has come on board at Sasquatch Books as the director of marketing.

Throughout her career, Anderson has held positions at Puget Sound Energy, Time, Inc., and Lonely Planet Books. In her new role, she will oversee the operations of the sales and marketing teams.

VP and associate publisher Sarah Hanson gave this statement in the press release: “Rebekah Anderson brings a deep love of books along with an impressive marketing toolbox to our thriving regional publishing program. We are thrilled to have Rebekah help further the readership for our books and develop our presence as a cultural resource for the very best in books from the Pacific Northwest.”

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4. Publishing Jobs: Princeton University Press, Penguin


This week, Princeton University Press is hiring an art and illustrated book production manager, while Penguin Random House needs an eBook technical specialist. Skyhorse Publishing is seeking a digital production/sales associate, and Kensington Publishing is on the hunt for a communications and marketing manager. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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Art and Illustrated Book Production Manager Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ)
eBook Technical Specialist Penguin Random House (New York, NY)
Digital Production/Sales Associate Skyhorse Publishing (New York, NY)
Communications and Marketing Manager Kensington Publishing (New York, NY)
Experienced Non-Fiction Writers Callisto Media (Berkeley, CA)

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5. Nathaniel Marunas Appointed Publisher of Quercus US

2e08353Nathaniel Marunas has been appointed Publisher of Quercus US.

Marunas has been with the publishing house since 2012 and was instrumental in setting up the publishing house’s New York office, as well as working with Hachette to move the business from Random House.

In his new position, Marunas will be tasked with developing Quercus US’s list of titles, taking on titles from Hachette UK, as well as handling the Teach Yourself list which had been handled by McGraw Hill.

Marunas will report to Jason Bartholomew at Hachette UK.

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6. Steve Sunu Joins Dark Horse Comics

dark horse logoSteve Sunu has come on board at Dark Horse Comics as a publicity coordinator.

In the past, Sunu has worked as a bookseller, a writer, and an editor. Throughout his career, he has held positions at Wizard magazine, Borders, the Harvard Book Store, and Comic Book Resources.

Sunu had this statement in the press release: “Dark Horse has consistently produced some of the most exciting books in the industry. I’m proud to be part of the Marketing team to help increase awareness of the incredible innovation and creativity that take place here every day.”

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7. Dan Ruffino to Join Simon & Schuster Australia

Simon & Schuster Image LogoDan Ruffino has been hired as the managing director of Simon & Schuster Australia. Ruffino will report to Ian Chapman, the chief executive of Simon & Schuster UK and International.

Ruffino has devoted more than 25 years to a career in publishing. Some of the authors he has worked with in the past include Jackie Collins, Ian Thorpe, Ken Follett, Marian Keyes, and Judy Blume.

Ruffino gave this statement in the press release: “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead Simon & Schuster’s dynamic team in Australia and New Zealand. I am passionate about connecting writers with readers and look forward to working closely with my colleagues internationally and with local booksellers, authors and agents to continue to accelerate the growth of the business in Australia.”

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8. Stephen Barbara Moves to InkWell Management

S43sJzRiLiterary agent Stephen Barbara will move from Foundry Literary + Media to InkWell Management.

Barbara devoted six years of his career to Foundry. His start date at InkWell is scheduled for January 05, 2015.

Barbara’s full roster of 50 clients will follow him. Some of the authors that Barbara represents includes Rooms author Lauren Oliver, renowned children’s book illustrator Ricardo Cortés, and Edgar Award winner Jack Ferraiolo.

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9. Donalyn Miller Hired to Join the Scholastic Book Fairs Team

Donalyn Miller has been hired as the manager of independent reading and outreach at Scholastic Book Fairs.

Here’s more from the press release: “In this newly created role, Ms. Miller will serve as the national ambassador for independent reading, speaking at employee and parent trainings, book fair chairpersons’ workshops and professional learning seminars for educators to raise awareness of the importance of independent reading for all children. In addition, she will be responsible for tracking research on the role of independent reading in children’s growth and development through data collection and in-depth interviews with childhood literacy thought-leaders.”

Miller will report to the vice president of program development, Anne Lee. In the past, she devoted twelve years of her life to a career in education. In addition to teaching, she has also established herself as a speaker, author, and blogger.

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10. Julia MacKay & Greg Freed Join Content Acquisition Team at Scribd

Julia MacKay and Greg Freed have joined the Content Acquisition team at eBook subscription company Scribd. MacKay will serve as the Manager of Content Acquisition based in Scribd’s New York office and Freed will serve as Content Operations Specialist in Scribd’s San Francisco headquarters.

MacKay comes to Scribd from Janklow & Nesbit Associates, where she spent 3.5 years working in foreign rights. Prior to her stint at the literary agency, she was an intern at Stephanie Dolgoff/Fletcher & Company. She has a BA in Government, Law & Society from Cornell University.

Freed has spent more than 8 years working in the publishing industry. He comes to Scribd from RosettaBooks, where he spent more than three years as the company’s  Director of Production and Distribution. He has also worked for Penguin and Scholastic. Freed has a BA in Great Texts of the Western Tradition from Baylor University and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College.

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11. Dori Weintraub Named VP of Publicity at St. Martin’s Press

Dori Weintraub has been named vice president of publicity at St. Martin’s Press at Macmillan, Inc. She will oversee campaigns for both fiction and nonfiction titles.

Weintraub has devoted fourteen years of her career to this imprint. Prior to this appointment, she served as the vice president of marketing, communications, and audience development.

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12. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Hires Rick Wolff to Lead New Business Book Line

2bf32fcHoughton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has hired book editor Rick Wolff to launch a line of business books. In his new role as Senior Executive Editor, Wolff will develop and edit about 10-15 titles a year. He starts in HMH’s New York office on September 15th.

Wolff comes to HMH from Hachette Book Group where he has spent 23 years publishing business books. In his tenure, Wolff has served as the Editor-in-chief/publisher of Warner Business Books and Grand Central’s Business Plus imprint. He has been instrumental in editing and publishing many bestsellers including Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad.

“I have long wanted to expand our business publishing here at HMH, and Rick is the perfect person to lead that effort.  His experience is unparalleled, and his track record speaks for itself,” stated Bruce Nichols, Senior Vice President and Publisher at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

 

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13. Kat Meyer Joins Publishers Weekly as Events Director

unnamedKat Meyer, former conference chair for O’Reilly Media’s Tools of Change conference and the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CONTEC Frankfurt, has joined Publishers Weekly as Director, Events and Community Engagement.

In this newly created position, Meyer is tasked with managing and expanding the publication’s events which include podcasts, sponsored webcasts and live events. She will work with PW‘s digital, social media, sales and marketing teams on these various events and will report to Publishers Weekly publisher Cevin Bryerman.

“Kat brings business intelligence and expertise to Publishers Weekly. Expanding events programs and deepening community outreach will amplify the PWxyz brands, including Publishers Weekly, PubMatch and BookLife, worldwide,” stated Bryerman.

A graduate of the University of Arizona, Meyer has worked with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Books in Browsers, Sourcebooks, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Net Galley, Communication Skill Builders, the University of Arizona Press and Rio Nuevo Publishers.

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14. Eric Price Moves to Melville House

melville house logoEric Price has been named vice president of new business development at Melville House.

Price will be responsible for overseeing the growth of the publishing house. Prior to this move, he served as director of sales and marketing at Quercus and COO at Grove Atlantic.

Price had this statement in the press release: “I’m thrilled to work with Dennis, Valerie, and the entire Melville House staff. As the publishing landscape consolidates, it is exciting to be able to work for a publisher that continues to have a strong independent voice and has a growth strategy that is committed to publishing books that add to our cultural discourse.”

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15. Rick Horgan Named Executive Editor at Scribner

ScribnerRick Horgan has been hired to serve as vice president and executive editor at Scribner, an imprint at Simon & Schuster.

Here’s more from the press release: “In a distinguished career that has spanned decades, Rick Horgan has worked with more than 400 authors and edited—across a variety of genres—more than ninety national bestsellers, including the recently published The Good Spy by Kai Bird. Horgan’s books have won numerous awards and honors, such as the Pulitzer Prize for Tom Reiss’ The Black Count, and the PEN Literary Award for Marshall Jon Fisher’s A Terrible Splendor.”

Some of the authors he has worked with in the past include Bill Gates, Condoleezza Rice, Jay Leno, Maria Shriver, Pete Sampras, David Baldacci, Jeffrey Archer, and John Lescroart. With this new role, Horgan will acquire both commercial fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. In nonfiction, Horgan will focus on memoirs, politics, sports, current events, biographies, and business books.

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16. Liza Baker & Abigail Stahlman Join the Scholastic Trade Publishing Team

scholasticTwo new additions have been made to the Scholastic Trade Publishing team.

Liza Baker has been named vice president and executive editorial director of Cartwheel and Orchard Books. Just before this move, Baker held the executive editorial director position at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Abigail Stahlman will serve as graphic designer of the trade marketing group. Prior to this appointment, Stahlman freelanced for the company.

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17. Carlos Lozada Named Nonfiction Book Critic at ‘The Washington Post’

The Washington PostCarlos Lozada has been appointed the nonfiction book critic at The Washington Post. His start date is scheduled for the end of this year.

Currently, Lozada serves as the editor of the publication’s “Outlook” section. In his new role, he will write weekly reviews and share in the responsibilities of covering both nonfiction books and long-form nonfiction.

Here’s more from the announcement: “From his perch in ‘Outlook,’ Carlos has already established himself as a fresh voice in Post criticism, writing everything from essays on book-title trends (‘The end of everything’) to reviews of high-profile books on politics, foreign policy, economics and culture, such as Mark Leibovich’s This Town, or William Deresiewicz’s Excellent Sheep. This summer, Carlos developed a detailed proposal on how to reimagine the role of the nonfiction book critic for a digital age – and proceeded to pitch himself for the role. He had a great idea, and we agreed that he’d be perfect for it.”

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18. 3 Staff Members at St. Martin’s Press Receive Promotions

stmartins130Three staff members at St. Martin’s Press have received promotions. All of them work within the art department.

Mike Storrings has been named vice president and creative director of the imprint. David Rotstein will tackle on the dual role of executive art director at St. Martin’s Press and creative art director of Minotaur. Olga Grlic has been appointed executive art director of the Griffin and mass market paperbacks teams.

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19. Michelle Aielli Moves to Hachette Books

Hachette LogoMichelle Aielli has been named executive director of publicity at Hachette Books. She will report to publisher Mauro DiPreta.

In new new role, Aielli will oversee the publicity for both the division’s brand and the titles on its list. The start date for her new position has been set for November 17th.

For the past 10 years, Aielli has worked in the Little, Brown PR team. She launched and managed campaigns for James Patterson, J.K. Rowling, Donna Tartt, Keith Richards, Elin Hilderbrand, Jonathan Safran Foer, and more.

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20. David Kent to Leave HarperCollins Canada

harpercollinsDavid Kent, the president and CEO of HarperCollins Canada, plans to leave the company at the end of this year.

Kent has devoted almost 14 years of his career to this position. Two executives, Iris Tupholme and Leo MacDonald, have received promotions and will henceforth manage the company.

Here’s more from the press release: “This change is concurrent with HarperCollins’ decision to exit the Canadian distribution business. HarperCollins announced earlier today that it will transfer the fulfillment responsibilities for its Canadian titles to RR Donnelley.”

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21. Erin Stein Moves to the Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

macmillanchildrens130Erin Stein will move from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers to the Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group (MCPG).

Stein will serve as publisher for a yet-to-be-named new imprint. She reports directly to MCPG president and publisher Jon Yaged.

In the past, Stein has worked on several licensed property projects that feature My Little Pony, Despicable Me, and The Muppets. With this new position, she will manage brand publishing ventures and oversee acquisitions for both commercial fiction and picture book manuscripts.

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22. Amanda Bullock Moves to Literary Arts, Inc.

Amanda BullockLiterary Arts, Inc. has named Amanda Bullock to take on the role of festival and events manager for the Wordstock Festival. Prior to this move, Bullock served as the director of public programming for the nonprofit cultural institution Housing Works Bookstore.

Literary Arts acquired the Wordstock Festival earlier this year. This literary event will be re-launched on November 07, 2015 at the Portland Art Museum. Powell’s Books has signed on to serve as a community partner for this venture.

Bullock gave this statement in the press release: “Wordstock 2015 will reflect the dynamic literary culture of Portland and the Pacific Northwest, as well as attract authors and attendees from across the country and around the world. I am excited to start the next chapter of my career and my literary life. I hope to bring my experience in New York City publishing, literary programming, and community building to reinvigorate Wordstock and collaborate with the amazing literary community to create a festival that will be bigger and better than ever: a destination event that is truly Portland.”

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23. Paul Stevens Named Acquisitions Editor at Quirk Books

Quirk-Books-logoPaul Stevens has been hired as an acquisitions editor for Quirk Books. His start date has been scheduled for January 2015.

Throughout his career, Stevens has held positions at Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine and Tor Books. In the past, he has worked on projects with authors Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson, Marie Brennan, Hilary Davidson, and Alex Bledsoe.

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24. Lisa Thomas Promoted to SVP/Editorial Director at National Geographic Books

Lisa ThomasLisa Thomas has been promoted to SVP & Editorial Director at National Geographic Adult Books.

In her new role, ​Thomas will oversee the editorial direction and creation of all adult book titles at the publishing house. This includes travel and guidebooks. In addition, she will also be working to expand the imprint’s international readership, as well as grow its eBook list.

Thomas will report directly to Chris Johns, Chief Content Officer, at National Geographic Adult Books.

Thomas​ has worked in the book division of ​National Geographic for the past 14 years. In her previous role as senior editor, Thomas​ edited titles including: The Blue Zones, National Geographic 125 Years, and In the Footsteps of Jesus. Prior to joining National Geographic, ​she worked as an editor at Time Life Books.

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25. Veteran Book Reviewer Carolyn See is Retiring

Book reviewer Carolyn See is retiring from her post writing book reviews for The Washington Post‘s Book World section.

The 80-year old is the author of five novels herself and has been writing book reviews for decades. Ron Charles, the fiction editor of The Washington Post, penned a tribute to See, announcing her retirement. Here is an excerpt:

Every few months, she’d weary of e-mail, and I’d hear her soft, laughter-filled voice on the phone: “Hello, Sweetums.” In a moment, we’d drift away from books, and she’d be regaling me with another unbelievable story about the Life and Times of Carolyn See. Even the harrowing ones were always — in her telling – hilarious. It was like getting my own personal update on her celebrated 1995 memoir, “Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in America.” I’m hoping our phone conversations continue for a long time, but her reviews in The Post, alas, have come to an end.

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