Stephany Evans has joined Ayesha Pande Literary as an agent, where she’ll continue to represent her list of adult fiction and nonfiction. Previously, she was a principal at FinePrint Literary Management.
At Chronicle Books, Jeff Wiebe has been promoted to director of operations; Sarah Billingsley has been promoted to executive editor of food and lifestyle; and Lauren Lubell has been promoted to industrial designer.
The Booker International Prize has announced its six-title shortlist:
Mathias Enard, Compass, translated by Charlotte Mandell (Norton/Fitzcarraldo Editions)
David Grossman, A Horse Walks Into a Bar, translated by Jessica Cohen (Knopf/Jonathan Cape)
Roy Jacobsen, The Unseen, translated by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw (Maclehose)
Dorthe Nors, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, translated by Misha Hoekstra (Pushkin Press)
Amos Oz, Judas, translated by Nicholas de Lange (HMH/Chatto & Windus)
Samanta Schweblin, Fever Dream, translated by Megan McDowell (Riverhead/Oneworld)
Twelve winners of the European Union Prize for Literature were announced including, from the UK (which will be ineligible for the prize post Brexit), author of The Year of Runaways Sunjeev Sahota.