Nadea Mina has joined Open Road Integrated Media as senior publicist. Previously she was a senior publicist at St. Martin’s Press.
Yulia Borodyanskaya will join ABRAMS on March 25 as director, subsidiary & international rights. Previously she was director, international rights at McGraw-Hill Education.
Eric Smith has joined P.S. Literary Agency as an associate agent. He was previously the social media & marketing manager at Quirk Books.
Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul-based AnatoliaLit Agency, co-founded by Amy Spangler & Dilek Akdemir in 2005, as of April 1. In explaining the new partnership Nurnberg said in the announcement: “I’ve been fascinated by the Turkish market for a number of years, where there is a keen interest in literature from all over the world, a plethora of independent bookshops and a broad array of publishers large and small. I have also been following Amy and Dilek’s initiatives and efforts, and have admired their utter professionalism. Dilek’s knowledge of children’s writing is an additional bonus. Turkey is a natural addition to the ANA network and we are delighted by this new association.”
Ellen Conford, 73, author of more than 40 novels for children and young adults, died March 20 in Great Neck, NY, of heart failure.