Will Lippincott is leaving Lippincott Massie McQuilkin at the end of the year, writing that he is “eager to find new paths—in life, certainly, and in what I want to achieve professionally.” He notes, “If there’s a through-line to my own narrative in publishing and media over twenty years it’s found in my love of great storytelling. This passion gives me purpose, and I’m ready to explore new ways of creating visibility for authors and causes.” As of January 1, the agency will become Massie McQuilkin & Co.
Miles Doyle has been promoted to senior editor at Harper One. At HarperCollins France, Sabrina Arab has joined the company as deputy editorial director, overseeing the continued development of the fiction program under the direction of Anne Coquet. Arab was editorial director at J’ai Lu.
At Riverhead, Claire McGinnis is promoted to assistant director of publicity, while Liz Hohenadel moves up to senior publicity manager.
Jenny Cima has been promoted to director, international sales and marketing for the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, based in London. At their UK distribution subsidiary NBN International, managing director Ken Rhodes is leaving “to take up another role in the industry.” Oliver Gadsby will lead the company as Chairman of NBN International, alongside his publishing responsibilities as president of R&L’s academic and professional division.
Alex Clarke‘s new imprint in formation at Headline will be named Wildfire, with the first two releases due in April 2017.awards preview item, the Booker Prize will be awarded the evening of October 25, after the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Workman will take over from Legato as worldwide of Duo Press‘s duopress and punchline imprints, starting January 1, 2017.