David Granger has joined both Kuhn Projects and Zachary Shuster Harmsworth as an agent, based in the two firms’ shared New York offices. Granger was the editor in chief of Esquire for the last 19 years.
At First Second, Mark Siegel has been promoted to editorial and creative director, while Calista Brill moves up to executive editor.
Lena Dunham will serve as spokesperson for this year’s Indies First campaign of activities and events on November 26.
Carla Hayden was sworn in on Wednesday as the 14th Librarian of Congress. The NYT notes that she is “the first trained librarian to lead the library since Lawrence Quincy Mumford retired in 1974.” Dr. Hayden noted, “To be the head of an institution that’s associated with knowledge and reading and scholarship when slaves were forbidden to learn how to read on punishment of losing limbs, that’s kind of something.”
Correcting Thursday’s announcement, Erin Clarke and Katherine Harrison remain at Knopf Children’s and Samantha Gentry remains at Crown Children’s in their promoted roles.