Kimberley Cameron and Associates announces that they agency has amicably parted ways with April Eberhardt, who established her own literary agency, effective January 1. April Eberhardt Literary will focus primarily on high-quality women’s fiction, and will also assist authors in assessing and accessing alternative publishing channels.
Amy Rhodes has been named a partner in Market Partners International, where she has worked as a consultant for the last two years. Prior to joining MPI she had been publisher and general manager at Watson-Guptill, and trade publisher at Rodale Books.
In promotions at Little, Brown Children’s: Alvina Ling moves up to executive editor; Audrey Sclater is now marketing creative director; Victoria Stapleton is director, school and library marketing; Ames O’Neill is publicist; Lola Harley is associate project manager; Alison Impey is associate art director; Maria Mercado is designer; and Erin McMahon moves up to junior designer.
At Random House Children’s, Dennis Shealy has been promoted to editorial director of licensed publishing. Shealy started working at Golden Books 17 years ago.
Library Journal has named the one librarian everyone knows by name–Nancy Pearl–as their 2011 Librarian of the Year.
In distribution news, Ingram Publisher Services has added three new clients: ArtsMemphis, The Cooking Lab and Tharpa Publications.