Books-A-Million evp, chief administrative officer and secretary Douglas Markham has left the company and his contract was terminated, effective immediately, according to SEC fillings. Markham joined the company as cfo in 2006 and was promoted to his current position in August 2009. No other details on his departure were available.
Richard Milbank will join Head of Zeus as publishing director, non-fiction, on September 24, where he will oversee publication of more than 30 titles annually, focusing on history, biography, science, philosophy and language. He was publishing director at Octopus, a position he held since January.
Maria B. Campbell Associates has been appointed literary scout for People's Press in Denmark, publishers of select nonfiction, literary and commercial fiction, and one of the strongest crime lists in the country.
Simon & Schuster will distribute Tuttle Publishing, which is focused on books about Asia, and mind, body, spirit publisher Inner Traditions International as of January 1, 2013.