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Malcolm Bouzi has joined Open Road as junior front end developer. Previously he was a web developer at the Araca Group. Farideh Koohi-Kamali has joined Peter Lang Publishers as senior vice president. She succeeds Christopher Myers, who has left the company after over 25 years as managing director and education…

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Jennifer Schuster will become executive editor, Crown Archetype and Three Rivers Press, reporting to Tricia Boczkowski, as of April 18. She had been at NAL. Amelia Possanza will join Flatiron Books as senior publicist on April 11. Previously she was a publicist at Touchstone. In addition, Kimberly Escobar will join…

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ICM has promoted nine of its agents to partner, including literary agent Alexandra Machinist, who joined the agency in 2014. Adriana Rizzo will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as vp, marketing on April 6. Previously she was senior director, marketing at ESPN. In addition, Maire Gorman will take on the new…

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At Penguin Random House's consumer marketing development group, Mina Park has been promoted to director, consumer insights. In addition, senior director, digital development Katherine McCahill joins the group, where she will be responsible for overseeing the Penguin Random House apps portfolio. Sally Riley will step down as director of translation…

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Briefs: Wimpy Kid 11, Booker International Candidates, and More

Book 11 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will go on sale on November 1 in the US and "at least 20 international territories." Last year was the first coordinated global release for Jeff Kinney's series, and Israel and Korea have joined as new partners for the simultaneous laydown…

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At Ecco, Ben Tomek has been promoted to associate marketing director and Bridget Read moves up to assistant editor. At Chronicle Books, Madeline Carruthers has been promoted to contracts and permissions associate and Yesenia Herrera moves up to contracts manager. Caryn Berg has joined Berghahn Books as archaeology editor. Previously…

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Edward Benitez has joined HarperCollins' Spanish language publishing program as senior acquisitions editor for Harper Espan͂ol, Grupo Nelson and Editorial Vida, reporting to Larry Downs and working out of the company's offices in Nashville. Most recently, Benitez served as the director for US Spanish language sales for Penguin Random House.…

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At the Frances Goldin Agency, Matt McGowan has been promoted to senior agent and rights director. At HarperCollins Children's Books, Caroline Sun has been promoted to director of publicity, Rosanne Romanello moves up to associate director of publicity, and Stephanie Hoover has been promoted to publicist. Mike Conway has joined…

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Donald Roseman has joined Ingram in the new role of vp, retail, focusing on the company's overall retail business, including national accounts, clubs, field sales, consumer direct fulfillment and Ingram International. Roseman was previously general manager and svp, sales and business development at Goodbaby International Holdings. At David C. Cook,…

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Stephanie Fretwell-Hill will join Red Fox Literary as an agent. Previously she was an editor at Peachtree Publishers. Former Viking editor Maggie Riggs has launched The Riggs Agency, specializing in literary fiction, in addition to select non-fiction works including narrative non-fiction, essays, memoir, and food writing. Chair of Penguin Random…

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