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Sarah Bowlin is leaving her position as senior editor at Henry Holt on August 25 to move to Los Angeles. She can be reached for freelance work and other inquiries at svbowlin@gmail.com. Melissa Zar has joined Macmillan Children's as marketing manager. Previously she was a marketing manager at Random House…

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At Macmillan, Nora Flaherty has been promoted to the expanded role of vp, client publisher sales and distribution. She will oversee the entire third-party distribution area including sales, operations, business development and distribution. Diana Gill will join Tor/Forge as executive editor. Previously she was executive editor at Berkley's Ace and Roc imprints. Amy…

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At Macmillan, Holly Ruck has been promoted to international sales manager, focusing on the open market. Tara Shanahan has joined HMH Children's as senior publicity manager; she was previously at Penguin Children's. Alex Hedley will take over as New Zealand publisher for HarperCollins, filling the role vacated by Finlay Macdonald. Hedley has been…

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People: Tor/Forge Expands, Martin Levin Dies at 97

As part of a "plan for growth" at Tor/Forge, Patrick Nielsen Hayden has been promoted to associate publisher, Tor Books, while Devi Pillai also joins Tor as associate publisher, moving over from Orbit, where she was editorial director. In addition, Linda Quinton has been promoted to publisher, Forge Books. The company…

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North Atlantic Books executive director and publisher Doug Reil will step down after nine years with the company and three years in his current role. Succeeding Reil as interim publisher is Tim McKee, who said in the announcement: "I am excited to continue North Atlantic Books' dynamic tradition of publishing cutting-edge…

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Jackie Engel will join Little, Brown Children's as vp, associate publisher on August 1, reporting to Megan Tingley. Previously she was vp, group sales director at Penguin Children's, and in her new role, Engel will focus on list positioning and marketing strategy, new business development, and digital publishing. At Simon &…

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Danielle Crabtree has been promoted to senior marketing manager for the Crown, Hogarth, Broadway, and Tim Duggan Books. At Glitterati, Brandon Schultz has been promoted to associate publisher. Allison Sundstrom has joined Sourcebooks as graphic designer. Previously, she was packaging and production designer at FibreCraft. Politics and Prose bookstore has…

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President of Brazil's Grupo Editorial Record Sérgio Machado, 68, died on Wednesday of complications from surgery last November, Publish news reports. He ran the publisher since 1991, following the death of his father, Alfredo Machado. His sister and partner Sonia Machado Jardim takes over as president of the company. Two of his daughters work…

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At Franklin & Siegal Associates, Danny Yanez has been promoted to director of adult scouting. In addition, both Nicole Sohl and Joshua LaMorey have joined as literary scouts. Sohl was most recently associate editor at Thomas Dunne Books and Macmillan Entertainment, while LaMorey was previously a literary scout at Barbara…

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Briefs: Johnson's Book on Shakespeare Delayed or Cancelled, and More

Newly appointed UK foreign secretary and Brexit campaign leader Boris Johnson's forthcoming book on Shakespeare, scheduled for release on November 15 from Hodder & Stoughton and Riverhead, will not be published this year, and may not be published at all according to the Daily Mail. They report Johnson "is believed…

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