Peternelle van Arsdale has left her position as executive editor at Putnam to become a ghostwriter and freelance editor. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publishing executive John Wicker has joined Tata Consultancy Services as publishing sector head for North America in their media and information services group. A division of the giant Indian conglomerate, Wicker will focus on helping publishers manage the costs and complexities of conversion to a digital publishing world, leveraging Tata’s natural strengths to advise on quality outsourcing.
At Random House Children’s, Shana Corey has been promoted to executive editor. She was previously editor-at-large.
At Harper Children’s, Heather Doss has been hired as national account manager for the B&T and Brodart accounts. She has been the children’s buyer at Bookazine for the past four years.