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Awards: Indies Choice Winners, PEN Shortlists, and More

The winners of the Indies Choice Book Awards were announced Thursday afternoon: Adult Fiction: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) Adult Nonfiction: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan) Adult Debut: The Martian by Andy Weir (Crown) Young Adult: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly…

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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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Morgan Parker joins Little A as editor, acquiring fiction and poetry. She was previously education director at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and poetry editor of Coconut Magazine and The Offing. At Abrams, Chris Blank has been promoted to director of online marketing operations, and Monica Shah…

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Novik's Uprooted Tops May Library Reads List

Uprooted by Naomi Novik is the No. 1 pick for the May Library Reads list. The list also includes The Water Knife by Paolo Baciagalupi as well as Seveneves by Neal Stephenson, excerpts of which you can start reading right now in our Buzz Books 2015: Spring/Summer ebook. The rest…

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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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Gabrielle Gantz joins Palgrave as associate director of publicity. She was previously director of publicity at McSweeney's. Mia Amato has joined Start Publishing as marketing director, overseeing all print and digital marketing of the recently acquired Cleis Press and Viva Editions imprints. Her background in digital channel marketing includes stints…

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Jeanne-Marie Hudson joins Berkley/NAL this week as vp, director of marketing. She was previously senior director, marketing communications & audience development at St. Martin's Press. At Putnam, Anna Romig has been promoted to assistant marketing manager. Bethany Bryan has joined Papercutz as associate editor. Previously she was social media manager…

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Alexander Tops May Indie Next List

Poet Elizabeth Alexander's memoir THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD is the ABA's No. 1 Indie Next pick for May. The rest of the list features the following (including 5 books, asterisked, you can start reading right now in our free Buzz Books 2015 ebook): Pieces of My Mother, by Melissa…

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Indies Choice Nominees

Last week the American Booksellers Association announced finalists for the 2015 Indies Choice Book Awards, with voting on the winners to close at midnight on April 14 and the winners announced two days later. Adult Fiction All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) The Bone Clocks, by…

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