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Meredith McGinnis will join Norton's trade department on December 3 in the newly-created position of director of marketing, responsible for creating strategy, determining priorities and procedures, and overseeing all aspects of marketing initiatives, both traditional and digital, for the entire trade list. She was most recently director of marketing at Harmony…

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Promotions At Workman After moving up to ceo of Workman Publishing five months ago and relocating to New York in October, Dan Reynolds has announced a number of promotions and new assignments, part of his work to shape how "we could all work together in a way that was most productive, efficient,…

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Courtney Young will join Riverhead in December as executive editor. She has been senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and also worked previously at Penguin's Portfolio, Current, and Sentinel imprints. Jessica Wong will join Nelson Books as senior acquisitions editor on November 24, filling the role previously held by Joel Miller. Lisa Kaufman will step…

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David Kent to Leave Harper Canada, As Unit Shifts Distribution to Donnelley and Drops Client Publishers

President and ceo of HarperCollins Canada since 2001 David Kent will leave the company at the end of year. There will be no direct replacement; instead Iris Tupholme has been promoted to svp, executive publisher, and Leo MacDonald has been promoted to svp, marketing and sales. Harper ceo Brian Murray says in…

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Tara Singh Carlson will formally move over to Putnam as senior editor. She will acquire hardcover titles for the Putnam list, while continuing to acquire trade paperback originals for Penguin, which will "predominantly" issue the paperbacks of her Putnam hardcovers as well. Joan Didion is the subject of a documentary film…

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St. Martin's Press announced a number of promotions in its art department. Mike Storrings has been promoted to vp, creative director, while David Rotstein has been promoted to executive art director, with the additional title of creative art director for Minotaur. Finally, Olga Grlic has been promoted to executive art…

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After selling a reported 4.8 million copies of her ebooks worldwide, author Barbara Freethy will use Ingram Publisher Services to distribute her work in print worldwide, published through her company Hyde Street Press. The press launches in spring 2015 with four books, including titles from Freethy's Callaway Series. She expects…

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Briefs: Bloomsbury Considered Possible Osprey Buyer; Canongate 2013 Results; and More

On the heels of the Osprey Group selling off Angry Robot, Watkins, and Nourish earlier this month to entrepreneur Etan Ilfeld, the remaining divisions are still potentially up for sale, with Bloomsbury considered to be the most likely buyer, the Bookseller reports. They say the current speculation is that "both Bloomsbury…

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Literary agent Loretta Barrett, 74, died peacefully in Manhattan from complications of a brain tumor, her agency reports. Barrett began working in publishing in 1967 as an editor at Anchor Press, where she was promoted to editor-in-chief in 1970. She left Doubleday in 1990 to start her agency, Loretta Barrett…

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Briefs: NPR to Announce National Book Award Finalists; Fall Previews Begin

The National Book Awards will announce its finalists on NPR's Morning Edition at 8:40 PM on October 15. Books & Books owner and co-founder of Miami Book Fair Mitchell Kaplan will make the announcement. Longtime co-owner of Village Books Dee Robinson will retire at the end of the week after…

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