Naomi Gibbs has been promoted to senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Richard Rhorer has been promoted to vp and deputy publisher of the Simon & Schuster Publishing Group.
At Westwood Creative Artists, Meg Wheeler has been promoted to associate agent, representing writers of literary and commercial fiction as well as non-fiction. She will continue to assist Bruce Westwood and act as rights associate under WCA’s international rights director Carolyn Forde.
An early galley for Leslie Jamison‘s collection of essays Make It Scream, Make It Burn — named for this 2013 essay in the Oxford American, and publishing in October 2019 — has announced itself on Twitter.
Fresno, CA children’s books start-up Bushel & Peck Books is drawing attention for their founding pledge: In the one-for-one model of companies like Toms shoes, they’ve made a Book-for-Book Promise to donate a book to kids in need through literary foundations for every book they sell. They aspire to donate one million books over the next decade. The first offering of titles is being made through Kickstart, and they will distribute their titles through Baker & Taylor Publisher Services as of June 1, 2019.