Faber ceo Stephen Page has been appointed to Bloomsbury's board of directors as an independent nonexecutive director. Bloomsbury chairman Jeremy Wilson said in the announcement that Page's "depth of experience of digital innovation in trade publishing will bring new commercial insights and challenge to the Board to help drive value from Bloomsbury's cornerstone trade publishing processes and business."
Colin Dickerman will join Flatiron Books as editorial director on September 9. Previously he was executive editor at Penguin Press. In the announcement of the imprint's first new editorial hire, Bob Miller said: "Miller, “Over the past twenty years, Colin has earned the respect of our business by consistently finding, developing, and succeeding with smart books of lasting value. I can't think of anyone more qualified to help Flatiron Books become a distinctive publisher of singular nonfiction."
At Harlequin, Tina James has been promoted to executive editor, Love Inspired.
Emily Mullen is joining Tor/Forge as senior publicist. She was previously a publicist at Media Connect.
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced its finalists in fiction and non-fiction. The winners and runners-up will be announced September 24, and honored November 3 in Dayton, Ohio. The shortlisted titles are:
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain (Ecco)
The Coldest Night by Robert Olmstead (Algonquin)
The Life of Objects by Susanna Moore (Knopf)
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Random House)
The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Random House)
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers (Little, Brown)
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (Random House)
Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan (Graywolf)
Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King (HarperCollins)
Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden (Viking)
Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon (Scribner)
Pax Ethnica by Karl Meyer & Shareen Brysac (Public Affairs)