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With the move of Thomas Dunne Books to a boutique imprint, TD Books vp, associate publisher Pete Wolverton becomes vp, executive editor at St. Martin's, reporting to Jennifer Enderlin. Laura Lee Mattingly has joined Present Perfect Dep't as a literary agent and partner to founder Kate Woodrow. Mattingly, previously senior…

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Patricia Hespanha has been appointed executive director of HarperCollins Brasil, responsible for the day-to-day management of operations, establishing strategic direction, and setting the editorial program for profitable business growth. Hespanha, who most recently served as executive director, infrastructure for the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for Olympic and Paralympic Games, succeeds…

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People: Seal Press Moves to Da Capo, and More

Perseus Books Group imprint Seal Press is being aligned within the company, moving from its historical place as part of the Avalon Group -- Avalon Publishing purchased Seal in 2002 -- to a more practical alignment with PBG's Da Capo Press, where Seal will be an imprint. As a result, the…

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Julie Will has been promoted to editorial director at Harper Wave. Allison Hunter will join Janklow & Nesbit as an agent on July 11. Previously she was an agent at the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency. Erin Simpson has been promoted to senior agent at the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau. Patti Hughes,…

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Erica Rand Silverman will join Stimola Literary Studio as a senior agent on July 1 after eight years at Sterling Lord Literistic. She will continue to represent children's literature, picture books through YA, and the occasional adult nonfiction in the areas of parenting, humor and wellness. Patrick Walsh is leaving…

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At Basic, Betsy DeJesu has been promoted to publicity director. At the Crown Publishing Group, Rebecca Welbourn has been promoted to publicist for Crown, Hogarth, Tim Duggan Books, and Broadway Books, while Hannah Frail moves up to associate publicist for those imprints. In addition, Owen Haney has been promoted to…

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Brooke Carey has left the Penguin Group and launched a freelance writing, editing, and book doctoring business, specializing in practical and idea-driven non-fiction. Publishing Trends reports that Maris Kreizman is leaving her position as publishing outreach lead at Kickstarter. At Penguin Publishing Group, Allison Dobson has been promoted to the newly created…

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Brenda Marsh will become managing director of Abrams & Chronicle Books, the UK-based sales and marketing joint venture of Abrams and Chronicle Books, on June 27. Marsh has been vp, director of business development at Abrams since 2014, after almost 15 years in executive positions at Barnes & Noble. She fills…

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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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