The ALA’s Carnegie Medals went to Richard Ford‘s CANADA for fiction and Timothy Egan‘s SHORT NIGHTS OF THE SHADOW CATCHER for nonfiction.
Nicole Russo has been hired as director, children’s marketing and publicity for Abrams Children’s, Amulet, and Appleseed. Previously she was deputy director of publicity at Simon & Schuster Children’s. In addition, Paul Colarusso has been named marketing manager for the adult trade division. Previously he was a marketing manager at the Aperture Foundation.
The new Atria imprint that Dawn Davis will run will be named 37 Ink (for the 37th parallel north).