At Scribner, Lauren Lavelle has been promoted to publicity manager, and Gwyneth Stansfield moves up to publicist.
Riverhead art director Helen Yentus won the ADC Art + Craft Design Prize for her much talked about 3D-printed book design for Chang-rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea.
Booktrack, which synchronizes soundtracks to ebooks, announced the completion of $3 million in Series A financing led by Sparkbox Ventures. The company is expanding into education with Booktrack Classroom, which gives students free access to soundtracked ebooks.
Simon & Schuster has officially adjusted the release date for Hillary Clinton‘s still-untitled new memoir to June 10 (it was originally announced for June 1). Pegged at 688 pages, the print list price is now $35 (and the ebook list price is still $19.99).
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced their big batch of 2014 fellowships to assist research and artistic creation. Among the writers receiving support of their new work are Susan Orlean, DT Max, Meghan O’Rourke, Hari Kunzru, Claire Vaye Watkins, Julie Orringer, translator Susan Bernofsky, and Jill Lepore.
Other writers receiving grants include: Chloe Aridjis, Deborah Baker, Christopher Castellani, Rachel Cohen, Emily Fox Gordon, Thor Hanson, Joy Harjo, Yunte Huang, Jamie James, Victoria Redel, Peter Rock, and Victoria Sweet.