Alyssa Miele has been promoted to editor at Harper Children’s.
Stephanie Hess has joined Orbit as graphic designer, marketing. She was previously at Penguin Random House.
Trisha Ping has rejoined BookPage, as publisher and editor-in-chief. Previously managing editor at the publication, Ping spent the last two years as destination editor for the Eastern United States at Lonely Planet.
Science fiction writer Gene Wolfe, 87, author of The New Book of the Sun, has died.
The LAT will start a book club this summer, under the direction of Donna Wares, focused “on books and authors relevant to Southern California and the West.”
She writes that the club “is part of the Times’ broader efforts to revitalize coverage of books and ideas with a decidedly Southern California focus. Our mission is to get people talking again by making your newspaper not merely something to read every day but something to experience.”
Candidate Book Earnings
Supplementing yesterday’s separate piece, Bernie Sanders released his tax returns as well, showing almost $2.1 million in book earnings from the past three years: $381,000 (2018); $856,000 (2017); and $840,000 (2016).