Bill Harris has joined BookEnds Literary Agency as director of digital content. Formerly a senior managing editor at Penguin, he has most recently been a freelance editorial and web development consultant. In addition, Beth Campbell has been promoted to literary assistant and rights coordinator.
Skyhorse and Start Publishing have finalized their joint acquisition of Night Shade Books, an agreement reached “following a spirited and public debate” among authors, agents, fans, and publishers. According to a statement, Night Shade had net sales in 2012 of approximately $1.5 million.
In Denmark, Lindhardt and Ringhof has acquired independent Danish literary house Per Kofod Publishers, international publisher of Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt and many others. Publisher Per Kofod will remain a consultant and editor at Lindhardt.
The winners of the 25th annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced Monday night at a sold-out ceremony. See a recap and all of the winners here.