Brenda Chin will join Entangled as editorial director of the Brazen and Scorched imprints. Previously she was editorial director at Harlequin Blaze.
Amazon global v-p and general manager of Kindle China Zhang Wenyi has been appointed president of Amazon China, while continuing to lead the country’s Kindle business.
Milkweed Editions will open a new bookstore, Milkweed Books, in downtown Minneapolis in late June or early July. According to MPR, Milkweed publisher and ceo Daniel Slager estimates “about a quarter of the store’s stock will be Milkweed books, and the rest will come from a variety of publishers across the country, with a particular attention to independent literary presses.” Milkweed operated a bookstore on the ground floor of its building between 2000 and 2003. “It was too early for a bookstore,” Slater noted, “But this neighborhood has changed so much.”