The National Endowment of the Humanities announced the ten winners of this year’s National Humanities Medal, including authors Annie Dillard, Jhumpa Lahiri, Larry McMurtry, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Alice Waters. The winners will receive their honors at the September 10 ceremony at the White House. Separately, Stephen King and Tobias Wolff are among the recipients of the National Medal of Arts, also presented at next week’s ceremony.
At Chronicle, Taylor Norman has been promoted to associate editor, children’s.
Carolyn Bull will join the Little, Brown Children’s design department as junior designer for licensed books. Previously she was a design intern at Penguin Children’s.