Tara Gavin has joined Kensington as executive editor. She spent the past 30 years at Harlequin, most recently as senior executive editor.
Ron Longe recently started his own boutique PR firm, Ron Longe Public Relations, specializing in food, lifestyle, and illustrated books. He can now be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. He was with Media Masters Publicity for six years.
At P.S. Literary Agency, Amanda Schiffmann has been promoted to the newly created role of digital and social Media coordinator.
Market Partners International celebrated their 25th anniversary at an event Monday night — and toasted one of the founding partners, Connie Sayre, who is stepping aside from full-time work.
The Overlook Press will be sold and distributed by Norton as of May 1. Their sales and distribution has been handled by Penguin.
The Chicago Distribution Center (CDC) will once more handle distribution for the University of Michigan Press as of June 1, 2015, with foreign rights representation and sales to be handled by the University of Chicago Press.
In Canada, Greystone Books will be distributed by the University of Toronto Press effective May 1.