At Other Press, Marjorie DeWitt has been promoted to editor.
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) announced three new hires, along with a new organizational structure “around our core competencies of standards, research, and education, and supported by our first real coordinated marketing effort.”
Thomson Guster is coordinator of education and events, and Julie Morris is project manager, standards and best practices (she was project manager for the web production team at Columbia University’s Center for Digital Research and Scholarship). Jeanette Zwart is focused on marketing strategy, after working as vp, sales at Harper Collins, and current staff member Nadine Vassallo is now project manager, research and information.
In the UK, Katie Moffat will join Canongate as campaigns director in early September. Previously she was associate marketing director at Wiley UK. In addition, Angela Robertson moves up to the newly created role of head of brand & events, while Anna Frame has been promoted to director of publicity. Both Robertson and Frame will report to Moffat.
Maxine Hitchcock has been named publishing director of Michael Joseph, reporting to Louise Moore. She was most recently head of fiction of Simon & Schuster UK.
Denise Mina has won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for the second year in a row for GODS AND BEASTS.