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Ben Platt will join Public Books as global coordinating editor, where he will commission articles and expand web outreach. Previously he was an editor at Basic Books. Chelsea Morgan and Kerry Johnson have both joined Simon & Schuster Children's as production editors. Morgan was previously assistant production manager at Macmillan,…

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At Harper Children's, Lindsey Karl has been promoted to the new role of assistant manager, conferences and conventions. Former director of publicity at Overlook and Quirk Books, Jack Lamplough, 59, died August 20. Most recently he had established his own agency representing authors, artists, and musicians. A private memorial service…

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At St. Martin's, Lisa Senz has been promoted to vp, associate publisher, reporting to Jennifer Enderlin. Jackie Cantor will join Gallery Books as senior editor on August 29. Most recently she was executive editor at Berkley. Jessica Schmidt will join Running Press as director of marketing and publicity on September…

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At Putnam, Ashley Hewlett has been promoted to publicity manager, while Elena Hershey moves up to senior publicist. Melissa Ceraso has been named editor in mathematics and the natural sciences, and Jason Simon has been hired as senior web developer for Choice, the reviews publication from the Association of College and…

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Keely Kundell has joined Harlequin as editorial coordinator. Victoria Britton has joined Harlequin UK as commissioning editor (she was editor and heritage manager at Smythson of Bond Street); and Lucy Gough been promoted to assistant managing editor. Hannah Elnan has been promoted to senior editor at Sasquatch Books.

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Emma Dries has joined Ecco as an assistant editor. She was an editorial assistant at Knopf Doubleday. At Pegasus Books, Katie McGuire has been promoted to assistant editor. Kristin Dulaney has joined Macmillan Children's as executive director of subsidiary rights. She was at Little Brown Children's. Michelle Yandre joined BlueBottleBiz recently as PR manager. Longtime…

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Peter Knapp has rejoined Park Literary Group as an agent, focusing on middle grade and young adult fiction. Previously he was an agent at New Leaf Literary & Media. At Harper Christian, Becky Monds has been promoted to acquisitions editor for fiction, and Karli Jackson moves up to associate acquisitions editor. PEN America…

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Simon & Schuster Children's announced a number of promotions and recent hires across various imprints. Sarah McCabe has been promoted to assistant editor, Simon Pulse. Nina Simoneaux has joined Aladdin as junior designer. Previously she was a design assistant at Random House Children's, working on the Knopf, Crown, Delacorte, and…

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Lisa Erickson returns to the Crown Publishing Group as associate director of marketing for Crown, Hogarth, Broadway, and Tim Duggan Books (she has been at Little, Brown); Alaina Waagner recently joined the group as marketing manager (moving over from Random House). Ursula Cary has left Rodale Books, where she was a…

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At Penguin Books, Victoria Savanh has been promoted to assistant editor. At BlueBottleBiz, Mike Conner has been promoted to chief evangelist, where he will spearhead the company's member adoption while overseeing his pre-existing sales team. At Westwood Creative Artists, Stephanie Thompson has joined as office manager and literary assistant to…

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