Natalie Church has joined Dutton and Plume as assistant marketing manager. She was previously at Knopf.
Jenny Chen has been promoted to associate editor at Crooked Lane Books.
Thomas Weaver will join MIT Press as senior acquisitions editor for art and architecture, starting in September. He previously worked as editor of ANY (Architecture New York) and at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. He succeeds Roger Conover, who held the position from 1977 until his recent retirement.
In the UK, literary agent Rowan Lawton will join the Soho Agency (the merged Lucas Alexander Whitley and Factual Management) on July 15. Alice Saunders will join the agency’s board when she returns from maternity leave in October.
Simon & Schuster will distribute Ulysses Press worldwide starting January 1, 2020. It was previously distributed by Publishers Group West.