Alisse Goldsmith-Wissman has joined Independent Publishers Group as publicity manager. She was previously at InterVarsity Press. Janet Potter has been promoted to events and marketing manager at Independent Publishers Group.
At Macmillan Children’s, Melissa Zar has been promoted to associate director, marketing; Johanna Kirby to senior marketing manager; and Jordin Streeter to marketing coordinator.
Tim Golden has joined Sourcebooks as national sales account manager. He was previously regional account manager at Baker & Taylor. Shauneice Robinson has joined as marketing associate.
Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards announced finalists:
Eye, by Marianne Micros
Five Wives, by Joan Thomas
Late Breaking, by K.D. Miller
The Innocents, by Michael Crummey
The Student, by Cary Fagan
How to Avoid Huge Ships, by Julie Bruck
Holy Wild, by Gwen Benaway
St. Boniface Elegies, by Catherine Hunter
The Grand River Watershed, by Karen Houle
Treaty #, by Armand Garnet Ruffo
City of Omens, by Dan Werb
Fryderyk Chopin, by Alan Walker
Sea Trial, by Brian Harvey
Tiny Lights for Travelers, by Naomi K. Lewis
To the River, by Don Gillmor
The Andrew Carnegie Medals released their 2020 longlists.
Chicago’s Volumes Bookcafe has opened a second location in the Gold Coast area.