Emily Williams has joined Barnes & Noble as international content manager for digital products, reporting to Patricia Arancibia, who was recently promoted to director, editorial & publisher relations for international content. She was most recently digital content producer for Publishers Marketplace, and we wish her the very best of luck in her new endeavors.
At Triumph Books, Adam Motin has been promoted to managing editor, Noah Amstadter moves up to senior acquisitions editor, Jess Jordan has been promoted to associate editor, and current editorial director Don Gulbrandsen will move into an at-large role focusing on strategic initiatives, acquisitions and management of selected projects as he pursues a graduate degree.
Malcolm Gladwell will give the closing address at the AAP’s General Annual Meeting, which will be held on March 14 at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center. The US Copyright Office’s Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante will give the opening keynote.
Full AAP agenda
Over the weekend the NYT profiled FSG publisher and president Jonathan Galassi and his upcoming (and very personal) poetry collection LEFT-HANDED, which Knopf will publish in March.
In corporate news, on Friday Harlequin announced the purchase of Barbour Publishing’s Heartsong Presents Book Club. The direct-to-consumer operation provides members with four new titles a month, focusing on Christian romance. Purchase terms were not disclosed.