At Chronicle Books, Todd Presley has been promoted to executive director of human resources, McEvoy Group.
Greg Mortimer joins Scribner Monday in the newly-created position of online marketing manager. He was formerly marketing manager of trade paperbacks for the Random House publishing group.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz‘s new story collection THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER, “about the heartbreak and radiance that is love,” will be published by Riverhead on September 11, 2012. Diaz will appear at BEA as one of the author breakfast speakers on Tuesday, June 5, and he will do a national book tour in the fall.
In case you missed it, children’s book author and illustrator William Joyce was among the Oscar winners Sunday, sharing the award for the short film “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.” It’s the first film from Moonbot Studios, which he co-founded. Morris Lessmore is available as an interactive iPad App as well.
Carly Watters at P.S. Literary Agency in Canada will represent select titles in North America for Madeleine Buston’s newly-formed Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency. (Watters had worked with Buston at Darley Anderson.)