At Graywolf Press, Marisa Atkinson is being promoted to director of marketing and engagement. Casey O’Neil, formerly marketing associate at Milkweed Editions, is joining as sales and marketing manager. Caroline Nitz, formerly publicist at Henry Holt, is joining the press as publicist.
Michal Lumsden will join Storey Publishing on November 9 as copywriter & assistant to the publisher .
Journalist, editor and author Erin Entrada Kelly has joined Smith Publicity’s book marketing team.
At Cave Henricks Communications, Kimberly Petty and Megan Grajeda have been promoted to senior publicist.
Publisher of Central Recovery Press Bob Gray, 57, died on October 15, after a long illness.
Sourcebooks has acquired the child discipline book program 1-2-3 Magic, which has sold more than 1.6 million copies since its inception by clinical psychologist Thomas W. Phelan. The line has been distributed for Parent Magic by IPG. The new partnership will start on January 1, 2016 with Sourcebooks’ publication of the sixth edition of 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12. Sourcebooks will also publish new editions of 1-2-3 Magic in the Classroom and Surviving Your Adolescents next year, while a new edition of All About ADHD will appear in 2017.
Ahead of Hillary Clinton‘s testimony before a House committee on Thursday regarding the attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, Simon & Schuster has put the 34-page chapter about the incident from Ms. Clinton’s 2014 book Hard Choices online for free. Publisher Jonathan Karp says in the announcement, “This chapter represents the fullest distillation of Secretary Clinton’s role in the events being investigated by the House. We believe that making it available to readers everywhere will enhance public understanding.”
BEA is open for submissions for the three Editors’ Buzz panels at next May’s convention, to be held in Chicago. All submission are due on or before November 18. (For reasons that elude us, the announcement strains to position the well-known sessions as “our version of a Project Greenlight or a start-up incubator project.”) Meanwhile, we are just closing our selections for the Spring/Summer Publishers Lunch Buzz Books 2016 ebook samplers — one for adult books, and one for young adult and middle grade titles — so let us know asap if you have any final submissions.