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After sharing office space and some employees for the past two years, agencies Kuhn Projects and Zachary Shuster Harmsworth are formally merging to form Aevitas Creative Management. They write in an announcement: "Our every hope is that Aevitas will carry forward the best practices and traditions of both agencies. We're especially…

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Stephen Power will join Thomas Dunne Books as executive editor on December 5. Previously he was a senior editor at Amacom. Bret Kehoe has joined Sourcebooks as managing editor. Previously, he was lead editor at Questions Galore. Awards The National Book Critics Circle nominated six titles for their John Leonard…

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15, Plus: Celebrating Another PM Milestone

The election pretty much ate November so we postponed marking the anniversary of PublishersMarketplace.com for a month -- but it's a big one, so it shouldn't go unmarked. Improbable as it sounds, it has been just over 15 years since we launched our site. It's a little comforting, in an…

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New Paula Hawkins Novel Into The Water Publishes May 2, 2017

Riverhead, Transworld in the UK, and Doubleday Canada have announced that The Girl on the Train author Paula Hawkins' much-anticipated next novel will be released on May 2, 2017. Into the Water is another novel of psychological suspense "about the slipperiness of the truth and a family drowning in secrets." The set…

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Jason Wells will return to Simon & Schuster Children's in the new role of vp, marketing and publicity on December 7, after 14 years at Abrams Children's. (He worked at S&S Children's in the early 2000s.) VP, director of marketing Lucille Rettino will leave the company after working for the division for the more…

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Larissa Helena has joined Pippin Properties as manager of subsidiary rights and associate literary agent, having relocated to NY. Previously she was executive editor at Fantástica Rocco in Brazil. The San Francisco Chronicle has a profile on the return this summer of Berkeley native Steve Wasserman to take over Heyday Books:…

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John Murray managing director Roland Philipps will leave his position at the end of the year, after 22 years at Hodder & Stoughton. Murray will work as consultant, and focus on his own writing. In Germany, Nora Mercurio will be promoted to director of rights and foreign rights department at Suhrkamp and Insel, where she…

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Thanks

As we prepare to mark a big anniversary here at PM (more on that soon) and look forward to opportunity to gather with family and friends and focus on reasons to be thankful, we are particularly grateful for this community that sustains and supports us. The opportunity to engage with and…

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Gail Brussel has joined Penguin Press as publicity manager. Most recently ran her own PR company, Gail Brussel Book Publicity. In addition, Juliana Kiyan has been promoted to assistant publicity director. As we reported last month, Kate Childs left her position as director of Special events and event partnerships at Random…

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Kelly Joseph will join McClelland & Stewart on December 5 in the newly-created position of publishing manager, reporting to Jared Bland. In her new role, Joseph will will undertake the development of a new publishing initiative for fiction in translation, and take on administration of the division's poetry program. Joseph…

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