Adam Rothberg has been promoted to Senior VP, Corporate Communications at Simon & Schuster. He joined the company in 1985 and has been VP, Corporate Communications since 1999.
Penguin and BlogHer have partnered for an online book club and writer’s conference. Starting today BlogHer’s new book club section will feature two Penguin titles a month, beginning with Geraldine Brooks’ novel People of the Book. The writer’s conference will take place in New York this fall and will target women writers and bloggers.
Open Road Integrated Media has appointed Biagi Rights Management as their subsidiary rights licensing agent. Rights inquiries can be directed to Linda Biagi (at email@example.com) who will be at the London Book Fair representing Open Road’s list.
Simone Garzella Literary Scouting has been appointed literary scout for Klidarithmos in Greece.
Paul Dinas has left Alpha Books, where he was a senior editor, in the wake of the company’s reorganization and closing of its editorial offices in New York. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.