Sweden’s Grand Agency has acquired competitor Stockholm Noir Agency (founded late last year) and SNA’s ceo Jenni Brunn will now work as an agent at Grand Agency.
Brittany Boughter has joined Chronicle Books as marketing manager, entertainment and art. Most recently, she was digital marketing manager at Penguin Random House UK.
Carolyn Cox has joined Open Road as editor of The Portalist, a new online community for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and genre-related pop culture news. Cox was previously an editor at the pop culture website The Mary Sue, and reports to Betsy Mitchell.
Distribution & Sales
Effective January 2, 2017, Baker & Taylor’s recently-formed Global Publishers Services will distribute titles from Sourcebooks, Glitterati Inc, Arcadia Publishing & The History Press, and Sellers Publishing.
As of January 1, 2017, publications from the University of Chicago Press and their client publishers use Yale Representation Limited for sales representation in the UK, following the closure of University Presses Marketing (as distribution stays with Wiley).
Publication of Simon & Schuster’s new $60 edition of Bob Dylan‘s The Lyrics: 1961-2012 has been moved up a week, to November 1.