Acting publisher at Running Press Allison Devlin will move to Time Inc. Books on May 4 as associate publisher, Publishing Trends reports. Susan Weinberg will fill in as acting publisher at Running Press when Devlin leaves, until a permanent publisher is named.
At HarperAudio, Sean McManus has been promoted to associate publisher.
Marjacq Scripts in London has hired two new associate agents, Catherine Pellegrino and Georgie Bouz. Children’s book specialist Pellegrino had founded her own agency in 2011; Bouz was previously an editor at Penguin Random House UK and specializes in women’s commercial fiction, commercial literary fiction and commercial non-fiction. Foreign rights agent Sandra Sawicka will work as a primary agent as well.
Gianna Antolos has been promoted to associate marketing manager, Crown Archetype and Three Rivers Press.
Molly Antopol won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award Monday night for The Un-Americans.
Yucatán by David Sterling (University of Texas Press) won the top James Beard Cookbook Award, among many other category winners.
Among the recipients of the Rome Prizes from the American Academy in Rome are, for literature, Will Boast and Lysley Tenorio.
Over the weekend, Yiyun Li won the Sunday Times Short Story Prize for “A Sheltered Woman.”