Orion publishing director Kate Mills will join Harlequin UK later this summer in the newly created role of publishing director of HQ (the rebranded banner for most of Harlequin UK). Mills was at Orion for the past 14 years, and will focus on commercial fiction, including crime, women’s fiction and book club titles.
Sarah Mangiola has joined Open Road as senior web editor, books, where she will work on all book-related stories for Open Road’s network of websites, and produce excerpts and book lists. Previously she was an editorial content manager at The Reading Room.
Emma Ledbetter has been promoted to editor at Atheneum.
Kris Kliemann has left Wiley, where she was most recently vp, director of global rights. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allison Adler has left Holt and started an independent editorial consulting service, Allison Adler Editorial.
Trevor Thompson has joined Eerdmans Publishing as New Testament project editor. Most recently he was an instructor in New Testament at Abilene Christian University.
The National Endowment of the Arts announced the latest round of Big Read grants, going to 77 nonprofit organizations.
The Audiobook Publishers Association announced this year’s roster of Audie Award winners, with The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins winning Audiobook of the Year.
Norway will be the Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2019.