At Chronicle, Calico Melton has been hired as senior designer for Ridley’s Games.
The New York Times announced their 25 Best Children's Books of 2021, as chosen by children's book editor Jennifer Krauss.
Marjoleine Kars has been awarded Canada's Cundill History Prize for Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast (New Press).
George Saunders has launched a Substack called Story Club, centered on writing and analyzing short stories. Saunders will aim to send two posts a week, “one on the lighter side, more in the vein of a classic newsletter – what I’m doing/reading/thinking” and “another more substantial one” discussing stories. The newsletter will also include “mini-essays […]
Beniamino Ambrosi will join The Cheney Agency as foreign rights director in January. He was most recently vp and senior scout at Maria B. Campbell Associates.
Effective immediately, Knopf is launching “an expansion of [their] publishing program” with Knopf Cooks, led by Lexy Bloom, who serves as editorial director. (Bloom already works with the Julia Child Foundation to manage Child’s backlist.) The line will have a dedicated editorial, publicity, and marketing team. Tom Pold has been promoted to senior editor, reporting […]