Erroll McDonald, vice president and executive editor at Knopf Doubleday, has been named the chairman of the board of directors of the Center for Fiction.
Beth Sochacki has been promoted to senior marketing manager at Sourcebooks.
Jenna Huerta has joined Chronicle Books as senior designer. Previously she was a lead designer at Pixar.
The ABA announced a new code of conduct for association meetings and events. The code will apply to all participants, including “booksellers, ABA staff, exhibitors, speakers/presenters, guests, sponsors, volunteers, and all affiliated attendees.” On the list of behaviors that violate the code: offensive verbal comments; inappropriate physical contact; sexual propositions; unwelcome sexual attention; off-color or obscene jokes, remarks, or gestures; and more. Anyone who violates the code “may, in the judgment and discretion of ABA, be asked to stop; may be expelled from an ABA event, without refund if applicable; may be prevented from attending future ABA events; and may have ABA membership and future participation privileges revoked.”