Marlena Bittner will join Flatiron Books on May 15th as the director of publicity, reporting to associate publisher Liz Keenan. She is currently director of publicity at Little, Brown.

At DK Publishing, Meghan O'Brien has been promoted to associate director, special sales, while Stephanie Kull moves up to special sales manager.

Abby Koski has joined Soho Press as publicist. Previously she was a publicity assistant at FSG.

Jon Baker is leaving Mary Anne Thompson Associates after 7 years to start his own scouting company, Baker Literary Scouting, Inc. He may be reached at