At NAL, Talia Platz has been promoted to assistant editor.
Kristin Lindstrom has closed her agency, Lindstrom Literary Management, after 15 years to open a new business, Flying Pig Media. she will provide a range of publishing services to authors from craft/content editing to creative management of the electronic and print-on-demand books.
Effective September 1, Skyhorse Publishing is expanding into the UK with distribution via Constable Robinson, which will also sell their books into the EU. The deal covers both print and ebook editions.
On Saturday, the International Thriller Writers presented their Thriller Awards to:
Best Hardcover Novel: BAD BLOOD, John Sandford
Best Paperback Original Novel: THE COLD ROOM, J.T. Ellison
Best First Novel: STILL MISSING, Chevy Stevens
Best Short Story: THE GODS FOR VENGEANCE CRY, Richard Helms
Finally, to correct an error in Friday’s Lunch, Pan Macmillan’s managing director is Anthony Forbes Watson.