At Basic Books, TJ Kelleher has been promoted to vp, associate publisher. Going forward, Ben Platt, Quynh Do, and Helene Barthelemy will report to Kelleher.
At Headline, deputy managing director Mari Evans will take over as managing director of March 1, when Jane Morpeth moves up to chair of the group after 7 years as its leader.
At Victoria Sanders & Associates, Chris Kepner has been promoted to director of foreign rights.
At Sourcebooks, Monika Ebly has been named licensing and strategic partnerships manager (she was program manager at Media Star Promotions; Michelle Dellinger joins the company as managing editor, overseeing editorial production (she was most recently managing editor with Integra Software Services); and James Hegberg has joined the ecommerce division as online marketing manager. Additionally, Cristina Wilson has been promoted to associate print buyer, moving over from the sales department, and Lauren McClearn has been promoted to royalty associate in accounting.
At Random House Children’s, Derek Elmer has been promoted to director of marketing in the licensed and proprietary brands team, and Lauren Adams has moved up to associate marketing manager in the same unit.
The $3,000 grand prize winner of Sourcebooks’ Readers, Recommend Your Bookstore! contest is the publisher’s local bookseller, Andersons Bookshop of Naperville, IL.