Atlantic UK has laid off five people as part of an internal restructuring. Commercial director Daniel Scott is leaving in June, while editorial director Sarah Castleton will exit in mid-April. Three additional jobs are being eliminated in the finance department.
At McGraw-Hill, Brian Kibby has been appointed president of the Higher Education group, replacing Ed Stanford. Previously Kibby was SVP sales, marketing and business development for Pearson.
Les Editions Albert RenÃ© is now fully owned by Hachette Livre, which bought Sylvie Uderzo’s remaining 40% stake in the company.
At Eerdmans, Franklin Goldberg has been promoted to director of sales.
Katie Dunneback has been named romance community and content manager at Copia.
Events coordinator at New Hampshire’s RiverRun Bookstore Michele Filgate announced on Twitter that she will become events coordinator for New York’s McNally Jackson starting April 11.
Booker prize-winning novelist, scholar and activist Alan Hollinghurst will receive the Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Barnes & Noble will feature exclusive content and artwork from children’s author Eric Carle in advance of a March 20th celebration of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day.” The four month-long promotion will include storytime events, Q&As and video content.