Ashley Garland has joined Ecco as publicity manager. Previously she was a publicist at the Random House Publishing Group.
At Riverhead Books, Claire McGinnis has been promoted to publicity manager; Liz Hohenadel is now senior publicist; and Glory Plata is now publicist.
Klaus Wolterstoff was recently promoted to vp, content and technology at Wm. B. Eerdmans, where will continue to supervise the company's production department and manage information technology while also taking a more active leadership role in Eerdmans' ongoing transition into the ebook market. Wolterstoff has also joined the Eerdmans executive leadership team and board of directors.
Fiction writers Hanna Pylvainen, Allan Heathcock, and Anthony Marra and nonfiction writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts are among the recipients of the 2012 Whiting Awards.
A remembrance for the late agent Wendy Weil will be held Thursday, November 15 in New York City. It is scheduled for 4PM at the All Souls Unitarian Church at 1157 Lexington Avenue (by 80th Street), with a reception to follow. All who wish to attend are welcome to do so.