Rob Wall has been promoted to art director at Little Bee Books.
At Open Road Media, Sarah Mangiola has been promoted to executive editor, content strategy; Carolyn Cox to managing editor content strategy; Catherine Phelan to senior editor; Olivia Mason to audience development manager; Amanda Yee to director of email production; and Amanda Shaffer to senior designer. Eric Meyer has joined as metadata specialist and Mike Wynne as customer acquisition manager for Early Bird Books.
Sammy Brown has been promoted to publicist at HMH Children’s. Marissa Page has joined HMH as publicity associate. She previously worked as a journalist.
National Book Foundation executive director Lisa Lucas won the WNBA Award for “meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation.”
At Friday’s Elliott v. Donegan hearing, magistrate Judge Sanket Bulsara indicated he will order the Google subpoena, once the lawyers make a few changes to the process laid out for notifying the Jane Does who contributed to Moira Donegan’s S****y Media Men spreadsheet. The judge also confirmed that if Google moves to quash the subpoena — all but guaranteed, based on their initial response — proceedings will most likely be held in the Northern District of California. The lawyers are scheduled to return the updated subpoena in two weeks, along with their responses to the judge’s suggestion that they schedule a settlement conference. Donegan’s representation was dubious regarding a settlement: “I hate to say never, but we don’t think that’s most likely to occur,” one of her attorneys told the court.