Joanne Wyckoff has joined the Carol Mann Agency as an agent, continuing to represents a wide array of nonfiction and selected fiction. Since 2005, she has been an agent with Zachary Shuster Harmsworth, in their Boston office.
The peripatetic Adam Korn is leaving literary agency DeFiore and Company to return to the editorial side, rejoining HarperCollins–this time as executive editor for William Morrow, starting January 18.
Penguin UK Children’s managing director Stephanie Barton is leaving to “embark upon a new challenge” after 26 years with the company, the Bookseller reports. Puffin managing director Francesca Dow moves up to fill Barton’s position.
At Simon & Schuster, Benjamin Lee has been promoted to director, distributor sales and retail marketing, with responsibility for Adult and Audio sales to Levy Home Entertainment, Target, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, and the CBA national accounts, also working with ebook distributor accounts. Senior director of distributor sales and retail marketing John Hardy is adding responsibility for managing sales to Walmart and Anderson Merchandisers.
In distribution news, effective March 1, Getty Publications will move distribution in Canada from Jaguar Book Group to the Chicago Distribution Center. Sales representation will continue with the Manda Group.