Rex Ogle has joined Aevitas Creative Management as director of book packaging & story development. He was previously editor at DC Comics, Scholastic, and senior editor at Little Brown Children’s.
Ruby Rose Lee has been promoted to assistant editor at Henry Holt.
The Kirkus Prize winners were announced, in three categories: Ling Ma’s Severance won for fiction; Rebecca Solnit’s Call Them by Their True Names won for nonfiction; and Derrick Barnes’ Crown won for children’s literature.
Actor Nick Offerman will host the National Book Awards Ceremony on November 14.
In the UK, the winners of the CWA Dagger Awards were announced in nine categories: the Gold Dagger went to Steve Cavanagh’s The Liar; the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger was awarded to Attica Locke’s Bluebird, Bluebird; the John Creasey Debut Dagger went to Melissa Scrivner Love’s Lola; and the The ALCS Gold Dagger For Non-Fiction was awarded to Thomas Harding’s Blood on The Page.
Complete list of winners