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Stephen Barbara will move to Inkwell Management on January 5 after six years at Foundry Literary + Media, and he will be followed by all 50 of his clients. He says in the announcement, "It's an agency I've long admired, and I couldn't miss the chance to work with such a world-class group of authors'…

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At Simon & Schuster, Brit Hvide has been promoted to associate editor. Sarah Bloxham has left Bonnier Publishing UK, where she was publisher of Weldon Owen, and is "available for work on a permanent, contract or consultancy basis." She can be reached at bloxham.sarah@googlemail.com. Barbara Casey has joined Strategic Media Books as partner,…

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Suzanne Donahue will leave Simon & Schuster, where she is vp, associate publisher, on December 27. She had held that position for the past two years, and before then was associate publisher at Free Press from 1997 through 2012. S&S publisher Jonathan Karp said in a statement: "In the past two years,…

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At  Simon & Schuster Children's, Nick Elliot has been promoted to assistant marketing manager. Chronicle Books will handle sales and distribution for UK-based illustrated books publisher Quadrille Publishing in North America, starting with the fall 2015 season. Quadrille plans to hire a  US-based marketing and publicity executive and expects to publish approximately 20…

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The Crown marketing department announced a number of promotions. At Clarkson Potter, Kate Tyler has been promoted to vp, director of marketing and publicity, while Carly Gorga moves up to assistant director of marketing. In addition, Julie Cepler, director of marketing for Crown Archetype and Three Rivers Press, will be…

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People, Etc.: Einstein Thompson Split, and More

Susanna Einstein and Meg Thompson will dissolve the Einstein Thompson Agency after the new year as they have "mutually and amicably decided to strike out on their own" after eight years working together, first at LJK Literary before forming their own agency. The Thompson Literary Agency and Einstein Literary Management…

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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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