At Picador, PJ Horoszko has been promoted to associate editor, while Isabella Alimonti moves up to associate publicist. In addition, Marlena Brown joins as publicist, working on fiction and nonfiction; she was previously at Oxford University Press and, before that, at HarperCollins.
MacKenzie Fraser-Bub has joined Howard Morhaim Literary Agency. Previously she was an agent at Trident Media Group.
Stacey Graham has joined Red Sofa Literary as an associate agent.
Biagi Literary Management will handle all domestic and international subsidiary rights licensing for Polis Books, effective immediately.
Amy Rosenbaum is joining the Nancy Yost Literary Agency as rights manager. She previously worked at Folio Literary Management.
Caroline Davidson has joined JKS Communications as publicist. Previously she was marketing director at Turner Publishing.
In awards news, Kate Atkinson’s third category win, taking the best novel honor for A God In Ruins, was the big story among the five individual Costa Book Awards in the UK. Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Loney won the first novel honors; National Book Award finalist Andrea Wulf won in the biography category for The Invention of Nature; Scottish poet Don Paterson won the poetry prize for 40 Sonnets; and Frances Hardinge won the children’s book award for The Lie Tree. The overall winner will be named January 26.
Sourcebooks is inviting readers to recommend a favorite bookstore to be eligible for a cash grant, as part of promotional campaign backing the January No. 1 Indie Next pick, The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. The winning bookstore will receive a $3,000 prize.