Nicholas Brealey Publishing has bought Davies-Black Publishing, a line of books about business and career management, from CPP, Inc (formerly Consulting Psychologists Press). The Davies-Black list of approximately 115 books will continue to be distributed by NBN, which also distributes Nicholas Brealey in the US and Canada.
Ingram Digital ceo James Gray is moving over to chief strategy officer for all of Ingram’s content groups, as svp Mike Lovett moves up to CEO of Ingram Digital.
At Gotham, Patrick Mulligan has been promoted to senior editor. He has been at the imprint for almost six years.
Melissa Possick has joined Workman as marketing director. Most recently, she had been at Taunton Press.
At Little, Brown Children’s, Cindy Eagan has been promoted to executive editorial director for the Poppy imprint. These four editorial assistants have all been promoted to assistant editor: Jill Dembowski; T.S. Ferguson; Connie Hsu; and Julie Scheina.
In layoff news, Denver’s Tattered Cover Bookstore “laid off more than 10 employees since Christmas after a ‘disappointing’ holiday season,” the Denver Post reports. Some, but not all, were temporary workers. Joyce Meskis says the enterprise employed about 180 people prior to the holiday at their three locations.
In Atlanta, seven of the eight people working at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum were let go by the Atlanta History Center. The AJC notes that the house “has become an important literary hub. Not only a host to established
authors, it has created many programs to encourage writing and reading.”