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Stephanie Hargadon joins St. Martin's as senior publicist on May 16. Previously she was associate publicist at Macmillan Audio/Macmillan Young Listeners.

In editorial promotions at Simon & Schuster Children's, Kiley Frank has been promoted to associate editor at Atheneum; Amy Currier is assistant managing editor; and Emily Fabre is assistant editor, Margaret K. McElderry Books.

In the art department, Giuseppe Castellano is now art director for Little Simon; John Daly is associate art director for Simon Spotlight; Jessica Handelman is associate art director for Pulse and Aladdin; Lauren Rille is associate art director; Laura Roode is senior designer; and Nick Sciacca is digital design manager.

Erika Imranyi has joined Harlequin's Mira as senior editor. She was at Dutton.
Taylor & Francis has acquired EarthScan, which publishes books on climate change, sustainable development and environmental technology, from Stylus Publishing and will begin distributing its titles on June 1. 

In Awards, Adam Levin has won the 2011 NYPL Young Lions Award for Fiction for his debut novel THE INSTRUCTIONS.

Stephen M. Irwin's debut novel THE DEAD PATH won the Book-of-the-Month Club's 2010 First Fiction Award.

Over the weekend, the James Beard Foundation presented their cookbook awards, across a dozen categories. Diana Kennedy's Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy won the top cookbook of the year honors (it's published by the University of Texas Press). Among other winners, Amanda Hesser's The Essential New York Times Cook Book: Classic Recipes for a New Century (Norton) won in the general cooking category. Ten Speed Press published three winning books; Phaidon issued two.
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