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People: Onder to Lead HMH Children's

Catherine Onder will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's as svp and publisher on February 6, based in New York. Onder fills the position vacated when Betsy Groban left HMH last summer. Most recently she was editorial director at Bloomsbury Children's. HMH trade president Ellen Archer says in the announcement, "She has a wealth of…

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Eric Lupfer is joining Fletcher & Company as an agent, moving over from William Morris Endeavor, where he has been for fourteen years. Lupfer specializes in non-fiction ranging from history, science, and economics, to narrative journalism and current affairs. At Trident Media Group, Alexa Stark has been promoted to literary…

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Melissa Flashman has joined Janklow & Nesbit as an agent. She was at Trident Media Group for the past 10 years. Lindsey Rose has been promoted to senior editor at Grand Central. Tiffany Liao has been promoted to editor at Razorbill. In promotions at Macmillan Children's, Liz Szabla has been promoted…

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People: Pallante to Head AAP, and More

Former Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante will join the Association of American Publishers on January 17 as the new president and ceo of the organization, taking over following the planned retirement of Tom Allen. She says in the announcement: "I am deeply inspired by the values of the American publishing…

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At Henry Holt, Serena Jones has been promoted to executive editor. In addition, Caroline Zancan moves up to senior editor, and Eleanor Embry has been promoted to assistant editor. At Counterpoint and Soft Skull, Megan Fishmann has been promoted to associate publisher, while continuing as director of publicity. Open Road Integrated…

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Sylvie Rosokoff has been promoted to director of foreign rights at Trident Media Group and Meredith Miller moves up to associate director. Claire Roberts, who has headed the department since 2006, is adding to her responsibilities as vice president by building her own domestic client list with a focus on upmarket and literary fiction, while…

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Tom Thompson has joined SMP as vp, creative services and advertising. Thompson most recently was svp, digital strategy/group director of Verso Advertising, where he worked for 10 years. At William Morrow, Emily Krump has been promoted to senior editor. Bookselling Barnes & Noble will close their downtown Minneapolis store at…

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Dean Koontz, who has been without representation in his primary markets for years now, selected new literary agents a couple of months ago -- now announced via Deadline: Richard Pine and Kim Witherspoon at Inkwell Management will serve as his primary agents, with Jon Liebman and Missy Malkin at Brillstein Entertainment…

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Libby McGuire has joined The Gernert Company as an agent. Most recently she was publisher at Ballantine Bantam Dell, which she left a year ago. David Gernert said in the announcement: "Having worked with Libby for years I have no doubt that she will be a terrific, and terrifically successful,…

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 Mary Pachnos, who has worked in association with Aitken Alexander Associates for the last 20 years, retired at the end of 2016. Her next phase will include volunteering as a guide at London Zoo. Marilyn Dahl has retired as editor of Shelf Awareness for Readers after twelve years with the…

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