Julia Churchill is joining the Greenhouse Literary Agency. She was an agent with the Darley Anderson Agency, specializing in children’s fiction.
At Random House Audio, Rebecca Waugh has been promoted to senior acquisitions editor for Listening Library.
In the UK, Jamie Magazine–featuring Jamie Oliver–launches this week, exclusive to WH Smith stores for the first three issues. Unusually, the Guardian says the magazine is funded directed by Oliver, at a cost of 250,000 pounds.
Augsburg Fortress, the publishing arm of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America based in Minneapolis, announced last month it would end its consumer book publishing line to focus on publishing for congregations and higher education. The Christian Century shares details, which include the elimination of 55 jobs and the closing of nine bookstores in the US by next May.