At Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency, Tanusri Prasanna has joined as an associate, specializing in children’s books. She will work with Carrie Hannigan on children’s and YA projects and with Josh Getzler on special projects and contracts. (With a PhD in jurisprudence from Oxford, she has worked in the office of the general counsel, and interned at Foundry Literary + Media and Knopf Children’s.) Danielle Burby has been promoted to junior agent and foreign rights manager. She represents YA, women-driven crime fiction, and women’s fiction.
At Clarkson Potter, Amanda Englander was promoted to editor.
Caroline Osborn has joined Little, Brown Children’s as subsidiary rights associate. She was most recently a subrights and marketing coordinator at Bloomsbury Children’s.
The University of North Carolina Press has hired Clay Farr as executive director of publishing services for their affiliate unit Longleaf Services, and Lisa Stallings has been hired as editorial, design, and production manager for that unit. Farr was most recently associate publisher at Basic Books; Stallings has worked at companies including Oxford University Press and the University of Arizona Press.
Reese Witherspoon will narrate the audiobook edition of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, for release by HarperAudio’s Caedmon imprint in the US, and Penguin Random House UK Audio in the UK.
Witherspoon says in the announcement: “As a Southerner, it is an honor and privilege to give voice to the Southern characters who inspired my childhood love of reading, Scout and Atticus Finch. I am eager for readers to be transported to a pivotal time in American history in the manner that only Harper Lee’s gorgeous prose can deliver.”
Khloe Kardashian will publish a book with Regan Arts on November 3: “With inspired how-to advice and lifestyle tips, she teaches readers how to create strength and true beauty in every area of their lives by building a strong body, mind, heart, and spirit.” She will appear for a signing at BookCon on May 31. Judith Regan says in the announcement, “We are thrilled to be working with Khloe Kardashian whose book will surely inspire women and men everywhere. It’s time for us to embrace the fact that strong, as opposed to skinny, is a healthier goal.”