People, Etc.

PGW will distribute four new clients as of Spring 2012: Paper Punk Books, Tara BooksReaders to Eaters, and Watershed Media. Watershed will also use Constellation for ebook distribution, as will existing PGW client Night Shade Books.

Pauline Hsia has joined the Doris S. Michaels Agency as an assistant. She was most recently with the Queens Ledger.

Novelist and film critic Gilbert Adair, 66, died earlier this month. Novels by Adair were the basis for the films LOVE AND DEATH IN LONG ISLAND (1997) and THE DREAMERS (2003), and he also wrote film columns for the Sunday Times and the Guardian.
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