Lauren Weber has been named agency assistant at Pippin Properties following her summer internship at the company.
Amber Hoover has been promoted to associate director of international scouting at Franklin & Siegal Associates. She joined the company in 2005.
Darren Turpin will join Angry Robot as marketing and digital manager on November 7. She is currently an online marketing manager for Little, Brown UK.
Alexandra Wilder joins the Strand Book Store in New York as events director on October 3. Previously she was the managing director of the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center.
The winners of the 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for fiction and nonfiction are Chang-Rae Lee for THE SURRENDERED and Wilbert Rideau for IN THE PLACE OF JUSTICE. The awards, which include a $10,000 cash prize for each winner, will be presented at a ceremony on Nov. 13 in Manhattan.