Irish poet Seamus Heaney, 74, died in a hospital Friday morning after a short illness. He won the Nobel prize for literature in 1995. (Click here to see many of his works currently in print in the US.)
Leanne Silverman joined Rowman & Littlefield as senior acquisitions editor in their Boulder office earlier this week. She will focus on their archaeology, anthropology and communications lists. Silverman was formerly a senior acquisitions editor for Westview Press.
In an update to yesterday's post on Matthew Shear, the family asks that anyone wishing to make a donation in his donor do so to either the American Cancer Society or Literacy Partners.