At FSG, Laird Gallagher has been promoted to associate editor. Julia Ringo has joined as assistant editor; previously she was editorial assistant for Knopf.
Camaren Subhiyah has joined Chronicle Books as senior editor for food and lifestyle. Previously she was editor for Abrams.
Hafizah Geter has joined Amazon’s Little A imprint and digital literary magazine, Day One, as editor. Previously she was editor and publicity coordinator for Poets House.
Shannon Criss has joined EverAfter Romance as senior acquisitions editor. Previously she was editor for Harlequin.
Richard Brown will step down as director of Georgetown University Press on October 6 to become director of University of South Carolina Press. Hope LeGro, current director of the Georgetown languages division and a seventeen-year veteran of GU Press, will serve as interim director.
Hannah Babcock has joined Abrams in the newly created position of assistant manager, subsidiary rights. Previously she was assistant scout for Baker Literary Scouting. Mercedes Padro has joined Abrams Children’s as assistant designer.
The 2017 Hugo Award winners were announced Saturday at WorldCon 75 in Helsinki, Finland. N.K. Jemisin won best novel for the second year in a row, for The Obelisk Gate, while Seanan McGuire won best novella for Every Heart a Doorway. Prizes were awarded in 18 categories.
The longlist was announced for the FT McKinsey Business Book of the Year.
On Friday we mangled the link and dates for the PEN Center USA award nominees; the winners will be named in early September.
Rights and licensing trading platform IPR License has sold a minority stake to China South Publishing & Media Group, which will bring the service to China.