Former Free Press editor-in-chief Dominick Anfuso will join Crown Archetype on July 29 as vp, executive Editor, reporting to Mauro DiPreta. Anfuso will acquire and edit titles for Archetype, Harmony, Crown Business, and Crown Forum. Former Hyperion editor Matt Inman also joins the company, this week, as editor for Crown Archetype and Three Rivers Press. Additionally, consulting editor-at-large Heather Jackson has been named vp, executive editor for Harmony, newly reporting to DiPreta.
Frances Foster, who has worked in children’s book publishing for 55 years and run Frances Foster Books, an imprint of FSG Children’s, since 1994, is retiring after a long illness.
At Chronicle Books, Kim Romero has been promoted to project editor in the Entertainment Publishing Group.
Megan Sullivan has joined America’s Test Kitchen as assistant editor. Previously she was head buyer at the Harvard Bookstore.
Molly O’Neill has been named head of editorial at Storybird, a visual storytelling/platform startup, effective August 5. Previously she was editor at Katherine Tegen Books.
RR Donnelley has extended its agreement with Wiley, under which it will provide warehousing, distribution and fulfillment services for Wiley’s North American professional development and research products.
Edie Parsons won SCBWI’s inaugural Karen and Philip Cushman Late Bloomer Award, which honors “authors over the age of fifty who have not been traditionally published in the children’s literature field,” for MERCURY SEA.
Several CWA Dagger Awards were announced Monday night at an annual awards dinner in London, as were the longlists for the Gold, Steel, and Creasey Daggers, whose winners will be announced this fall.