People, Etc.

At William Morrow/Avon, Tessa Woodward has been promoted to editor.

Anne Hoppe will join Clarion Books as senior executive editor on January 23. Previously she was executive editor at Harper Children's.

Esi Sogah will join Kensington as senior editor on January 2.  She was most recently associate editor at Avon.

Midpoint will take over distribution in the US for gift, reference and cookbook publisher New Holland UK. They were previously distributed by Sterling. (Midpoint already distributes New Holland Australia.)