At Harper UK, Susanna Frayn has been promoted to communications director. Sam Missingham will join the department in new role of head of events, and James Lewis has been promoted to communications content officer.
At Bloomsbury USA, Laura Gianino has been promoted to publicist in the adult trade group, and Bridget Hartzler has been promoted to publicist in the children's trade group. Linette Kim has been promoted to marketing manager, school and library in the children's trade group.
Jason Boog is leaving Mediabistro and Galleycat after five years to join True Pictures film company, leading the story investigation department.
There will be a celebration of the life of the late Columbia Publishing Course director Lindy Hess on November 12 from 5 to 7, at the Miller Theater at Columbia University (116th Street and Broadway).
New York Times bestselling author of 19 suspense novels (including Extreme Measures, made into a movie of the same name) and physician Michael Palmer died October 30, of complications from a heart attack and stroke. He was seventy-one. His final novel RESISTANT is due to be published on May 20, 2014.
The Cooke Agency International will sell foreign rights on behalf of Small Beer Press.