Soho Press will move their worldwide distribution–including ebooks–to Random House as of January 1, 2011. They have been distributed by Consortium since 2003
Marcy Posner, formerly agent and foreign rights director at Sterling Lord Literistic, has joined Folio Literary Management as an agent specializing in children’s and young adult as well as women’s fiction, romance and serious and commercial non-fiction. Celeste Fine will continue as the foreign rights director.
Lottchen Shivers will join Abrams on April 19 in the new position of executive director of adult marketing and publicity, reporting to vp of sales and marketing Mary Wowk. Shivers will oversee the adult marketing and publicity departments and help position Abrams corporately. For the past seven years she has run Lottchen Shivers Communications.
In the UK, Hannah Black is joining Hodder & Stoughton as publisher of Hodder Entertainment, reporting to director of nonfiction Rowena Webb. She has been publishing director of non-fiction at Harper UK since last summer.