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Longtime St. Martin's executive Matthew Baldacci will move to Scholastic as vp of marketing for the trade publishing division on April 28. Baldacci will oversee marketing and brand strategy for all trade imprints, reporting to Ellie Berger. He is currently vp, associate publisher, marketing and sales operations at SMP, where…

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People: Peter Matthiessen, 86, Dies, and More

Peter Matthiessen, 86, died on April 5 from complications of leukemia, with which he was diagnosed 15 months ago. He was the author of more than thirty books, including THE SNOW LEOPARD (1978), which won the National Book Award for nonfiction, and SHADOW COUNTRY (2008), a National Book Award winner…

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People: Creamer to Hachette Books, and More

Former Touchstone publisher Stacy Creamer will join the new Hachette Books imprint as executive editor, starting June 16 and reporting to newly-named publisher Mauro DiPreta. Creamer left Touchstone last November after more than four years with the imprint. She says in the announcement, "I look forward to acquiring and editing…

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Keith Fox will join Phaidon Press as chief executive officer, based in the company's New York offices. Previously he was president of McGraw-Hill's construction division, which included Architectural Record and Engineering News Record. In a statement Phaidon owners Debra & Leon Black said: "We are delighted that Keith has joined…

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Devin Kirk will join Macmillan on April 14 as vp, international sales and marketing, succeeding Judy Sisko, who is retiring next month after more than 46 years in publishing and 22 years at Macmillan. Kirk was previously senior director, international sales for Penguin Random House. At Penguin Random House, Kim…

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Former Literature Director at the National Endowment of the Arts Ira Silverberg will join Open Road Integrated Media on April 22 as strategic advisor, author brands, reporting to Tina Pohlman. In his new role, Silverberg will focus primarily on backlist acquisitions for "a wide range of authors." Jane Friedman, co-founder…

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Tiffany Tomlin has been promoted to executive director of the newly aligned Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau. At Chronicle Books, Liz Marotte has been promoted to senior client account manager. In addition, Lara Starr has been promoted to senior publicist, children's publishing. At Workman, John Jenkinson has been promoted to…

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People: NYT's Julie Bosman Leaves Publishing Beat As Paper's Midwest Correspondent, and More

After four years of covering publishing at the New York Times, Julie Bosman is rotating to her "dream job" of working as a Midwest correspondent for the paper in April, based in their Chicago office. (Bosman grew up in Wisconsin.) The memo from national editor Alison Mitchell and deputy national editor…

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Nathan Rostron has joined Restless Books as director of marketing. Previously he was an editor at Bookish. Former Bertelsmann ceo Thomas Middelhoff is leaving the board of the New York Times Company, where he has served as a director since 2003. The late Ali Gunn's company Gunn Media said in…

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At William Morrow, Kate Nintzel has been promoted to executive editor. At Candlewick, Mary Lee Donovan has been promoted to editorial director. At becker&mayer!, Dana Youlin has been promoted to editorial manager, Delia Greve has been promoted to senior editor, and Nicole Burns Ascue is now associate editor. In the…

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