Sarah Melnyk has joined St. Martin‘s Minotau as a senior publicist. She was previously at Harcourt. At Yale University Press, Jean Thomson Black has been promoted to executive editor. She works in the areas of science, medicine, and technology. Distributor Consortium will offer free freight terms to trade accounts beginning August 1. With this change, accounts will receive the same discount terms when ordering from Perseus Books, Perseus Distribution Services (PDS), Publishers Group West (PGW), or Consortium.