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At the Crown Publishing Group, Nidhi Berry has been promoted to associate manager, foreign rights for the Ten Speed, Clarkson Potter, Potter Style, Potter Craft, and Pam Krauss Books lists. In addition, Courtney Snyder moves up to associate director, domestic rights. At Orbit, Laura Fitzgerald has been promoted to online…

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Meskis to Retire From Tattered Cover, Vlahos & Gilligan Take Over Ownership

Owner of Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver Joyce Meskis announced her forthcoming retirement this summer, as well as a two-year timeframe to pass over a controlling interest in the bookstore to Len Vlahos, currently executive director of BISG, and his wife, Kristen Gilligan. Vlahos will resign his position at BISG…

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People: Martyn Goff Dies, 10th Wimpy Kid for November, and More

Longtime administrator of the Booker Prize Prize Martyn Goff, 91, died Wednesday after a long illness. Goff, a former bookseller and the author of 18 books of his own, became administrator in 1970 and retired in 2006. Goff also served as director of the National Book League from 1970 through…

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People: Go Set A Watchman Covers Revealed

Both HarperCollins and William Heinemann revealed their covers for Harper Lee's GO SET A WATCHMAN, which will be published on July 14. (UK cover is to the left, US to the right.) At Random House, Denise Cronin has been promoted to svp, senior director of subsidiary rights. Brian Perrin has…

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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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Grand Central Publishing announced a number of promotions across its imprints. At GCP, Andrew Duncan has been promoted to director, online marketing, while Linda Duggins moves up to senior director of publicity. Jimmy Franco has also been promoted to senior director of publicity while Fareeda Bullert moves up to associate…

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Jenny Todd has been appointed publisher and managing director at Canongate, with longtime publisher Jaime Byng moving up to chief executive, which will allow him a "greater focus on developing new businesses". Of Todd, promoted from associate publisher, Byng said in a statement: [She] has played an instrumental role in…

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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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Christian Lorentzen will join New York Magazine and Vulture.com as book critic, writing book reviews as well as "longer assessments and essays on books and writers and shorter commentary on a wide range of literary matters." Lorentzen will start writing for the magazine in April and increase his output in June…

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Stephanie Davis joins the Crown Publishing Group as marketing manager, Clarkson Potter and Harmony. Previously she was assistant marketing manager at St. Martin's. Jandra Sutton has joined PR by the Book as digital media coordinator. Previously, she was marketing director with Turner Publishing Company. Rachael Small has joined Europa Editions…

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