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Scot Kuehm has joined Princeton University Press as associate director and chief financial officer. Previously he was cfo & coo at Oxford University Press. In addition, Colleen Boyle has been promoted to publicist. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's: Cara Llewellyn has been promoted to associate art director; Opal Roengchai has been promoted to designer; Anne Hoppe…

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Awards: Indies Choice Winners, PEN Shortlists, and More

The winners of the Indies Choice Book Awards were announced Thursday afternoon: Adult Fiction: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Scribner) Adult Nonfiction: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan) Adult Debut: The Martian by Andy Weir (Crown) Young Adult: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly…

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At Running Press, Jordana Tusman has been promoted to senior editor. After the London Book Fair wraps up today, there will be a memorial service in London tomorrow for former Random House UK deputy chairman Simon Master, who died in January. The service is at 11 at St Luke’s Church, Sydney Street, with a 12.15…

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Wiley ceo Stephen Smith will retire on June 1 as a result of previously disclosed medical reasons (Smith was diagnosed with urological cancer.) Mark Allin, currently coo, will succeed Smith as ceo, earning a base annual salary of $750,000. Chairman Peter Wiley said in the announcement: "[Allin] has been instrumental…

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Morgan Parker joins Little A as editor, acquiring fiction and poetry. She was previously education director at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and poetry editor of Coconut Magazine and The Offing. At Abrams, Chris Blank has been promoted to director of online marketing operations, and Monica Shah…

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People: Obits for Grass, Galeano

Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass, 87, died in hospital in Lübeck, Germany. He was the author of THE TIN DRUM (1959) and other novels, in addition to being a poet, dramatist, sculptor, and the speechwriter for German chancellor Willy Brandt. Grass received his Nobel Prize in 1999. Uruguayan writer and…

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People, Etc.: Restivo-Alessi Adds International Duties at HC; Ivan Doig Dies; and More

At HarperCollins, chief digital officer Chantal Restivo-Alessi is taking on the additional responsibilities of evp, International, overseeing the growing foreign language program built on top of some of infrastructure acquired as part of Harlequin. CEO Brian Murray writes: "In this new role, Chantal will oversee the HarperCollins foreign language program to…

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Mary Faria will join Perseus on April 20 in the newly created role of vp, mass merch sales, reporting to Sabrina McCarthy. Previously she was director of sales at becker!&mayer. Rick Monteith, Peter D'Erasmo, Christina Douglas, and Cherish Barrett will now report to Faria. At Random House Children's Publishing, Stephanie…

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Gigi Campo has been promoted to associate editor at Avery. Liz Stein has joined Mira Books as editor. Previously she was an associate editor at Putnam. Dina Davis is now at Harlequin as assistant editor/editorial assistant working on Harlequin Historical and Love Inspired Suspense. Mark Gottlieb has been promoted to full-time agent at Trident…

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Gabrielle Gantz joins Palgrave as associate director of publicity. She was previously director of publicity at McSweeney's. Mia Amato has joined Start Publishing as marketing director, overseeing all print and digital marketing of the recently acquired Cleis Press and Viva Editions imprints. Her background in digital channel marketing includes stints…

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