Will Lippincott has joined Aevitas Creative Management as an agent, based in Los Angeles. Previously he was an agent and founding partner at Lippincott, Massie & McQuilkin until he left there in late 2016 “to find new paths.”
At Simon & Schuster Children’s, Nicole Ellul has been promoted to editor for Simon Pulse; Sarah McCabe becomes associate editor for Simon Pulse; and Tricia Lin moves up to assistant editor for Aladdin. Diego Molano Rodriguez joins the marketing department as marketing coordinator, moving over from the sales department where he was most recently sales assistant.
Former Baltimore Sun books editor Michael Pakenham, 85, died May 9 in Hanover, PA.
Zambian-born British poet Kayo Chingonyi won the Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize for his debut poetry collection Kumukanda.
Barnes & Noble will close their location at Salt Lake City‘s The Gateway mall at the end of June.