Last week Wells Tower won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions fiction award for his debut story collection EVERYTHING RAVAGED, EVERYTHING BURNED.
In the UK, EDItEUR has hired Graham Bell as chief data architect. He was most recently head of publishing systems at Harper UK.
In the UK, Tindal Street will move their sales and distribution to Atlantic Books.
The Bookseller reports that Scott Pack will take the new role of directorof digital product development at Harper UK, reporting to David Roth-Ey, while continuing to serve as publisher for what’s left of The Friday Project.
And Chicken House founder Barry Cunningham was among those awarded an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honors list for service to the publishing industry.