Heather Lazare will join Touchstone as a senior editor on August 1, reporting to editorial director Sally Kim. Lazare is currently editor and publishing manager of Crown Trade Paperbacks. Prior to Crown, she worked at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.
Brien McDonald has been promoted to BEA's director of strategic accounts for Book Expo America (BEA). He will be responsible for special projects for business development as well as overseeing all of BEA's digital initiatives.
At Candlewick Press, Sarah Ketchersid has been promoted to executive editor.