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Wiley ceo Stephen Smith will retire on June 1 as a result of previously disclosed medical reasons (Smith was diagnosed with urological cancer.) Mark Allin, currently coo, will succeed Smith as ceo, earning a base annual salary of $750,000. Chairman Peter Wiley said in the announcement: "[Allin] has been instrumental…

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Mary Faria will join Perseus on April 20 in the newly created role of vp, mass merch sales, reporting to Sabrina McCarthy. Previously she was director of sales at becker!&mayer. Rick Monteith, Peter D'Erasmo, Christina Douglas, and Cherish Barrett will now report to Faria. At Random House Children's Publishing, Stephanie…

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Gigi Campo has been promoted to associate editor at Avery. Liz Stein has joined Mira Books as editor. Previously she was an associate editor at Putnam. Dina Davis is now at Harlequin as assistant editor/editorial assistant working on Harlequin Historical and Love Inspired Suspense. Mark Gottlieb has been promoted to full-time agent at Trident…

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Leila Campoli has joined Stonesong as an agent representing nonfiction in the areas of business, economics, finance, science, pop culture, current affairs, and politics. She was most recently an editor at Palgrave Macmillan. Courtney Carbone is being promoted to associate editor at the Random House Children's/Golden Books imprint. Alli Brydon is…

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Eric Myers has joined Dystel & Goderich Literary Management as an agent. Previously he was an agent at the Spieler Agency and will bring his client list with him to DGLM. Kathleen Quinlan has joined DK as assistant marketing manager. She was most recently events and marketing specialist at Media…

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Nadea Mina has joined Open Road Integrated Media as senior publicist. Previously she was a senior publicist at St. Martin's Press. Yulia Borodyanskaya will join ABRAMS on March 25 as director, subsidiary & international rights. Previously she was director, international rights at McGraw-Hill Education. Eric Smith has joined P.S. Literary…

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Luke Dempsey will join Harper One as executive editor on March 23, working out of the New York office. Previously he was non-fiction editorial director at Ballantine. Camille Perri has been named books editor-at-large at Cosmopolitan, where she will serve as the point person for all books coverage, including first…

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Karen Fink will join Grand Central as deputy director of publicity on March 23. She spent the past 11 years at Random House, most recently as associate director of publicity handling titles across the Random House, Spiegel & Grau and The Dial Press lists. Barry Harbaugh joins the Little A…

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Curtis Brown UK has acquired the entirety of Conville & Walsh a full year before the agreed deadline of final acquisition (after purchasing a 50 percent share in the agency two years ago). Conville & Walsh will retain its name and identity and continue to operate within Curtis Brown’s Haymarket offices,…

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David Patterson has joined the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, where he will continue to represent his clients and expand his list of writers of upmarket narrative non-fiction and literary fiction, historians, journalists and thought leaders. Previously he was an agent at Foundry Literary + Media. Barbara Cho has joined little…

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