Europa Editions has launched Tonga Books, a new imprint focusing on dark, literary titles that will be acquired and curated by Lovely Bones author Alice Sebold. Its first title, scheduled for a Fall 2011 release, is You Deserve Nothing by Iowa Writers Workshop student Alexander Miksik.
Seamus Heaney has won the Forward Prize for his poetry collection Human Chain.
Nicole Rudick has been named managing editor of The Paris Review. Previously she was managing editor for Bookforum.
Alyson Sinclair has joined City Lights Books as publicity and marketing associate. Previously she worked for FSG.
Crown has announced a November 16 publication date and 100,000-copy first printing for Richard Wolffe‘s “REVIVAL: The Struggle for Survival Inside the White House.”