People, Etc.

Beth Ryan has been promoted to senior director of sales for ministry services at Harper Christian.

With the recent closing of Tyrus Books, the imprint's founder and publisher Ben LeRoy is leaving Simon & Schuster.

Andrea Hall has been promoted to associate editor at Albert Whitman.

Eden Sugay has joined Chronicle Books as trade show coordinator. Previously, she was gift sales and support representative at Ingram.

National Book Foundation director of marketing and special projects Sherrie Young is leaving the organization today.

Stephen Colbert's MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS, a book based on the segment of the same name from his television show, in which he enters a confessional to seek private forgiveness from his audience, will be published by Simon & Schuster on September 5.