Kristin Gilson joins Aladdin as editorial director. She was most recently editorial director at Puffin. Lisa Moraleda has been promoted to senior director of publicity at Simon & Schuster Children’s, Margaret K. McElderry, Atheneum, and Beach Lane. Caitlin Sweeny moves up to director of marketing at Simon Pulse, Aladdin, Little Simon, and Simon Spotlight. Anna Jarzab has been promoted to director of digital at Simon & Schuster Children’s, and Kate Bouchard to digital and social marketing coordinator.
At the Simon & Schuster imprint, Emily Simonson has been promoted to assistant editor.
Matthew Sciarappa has been promoted to marketing coordinator for Little Bee Books.
Larry Norton, evp and general manager at Independent Publishers Group will retire on December 31. Norton has worked in publishing for 40 years and joined IPG in 2016.
Robert Dreesen has been promoted to publisher, economics and political science at Cambridge University Press.
Katie Brown has been promoted to senior commissioning editor at Trapeze.
Barnes & Noble chose Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House as the October pick for its National Book Club.