Erica Wetter has joined Stanford University Press as executive editor for literature, philosophy, and religion. She previously was at Routledge.
Batya Rosenblum has been promoted to senior editor at The Experiment.
As of October 23 Penguin Random House UK is in a formal “consultation period” over the elimination of “a small number” of positions in rights sales, the Bookseller reports. They say the company is looking at centralizing rights sales for the entire company in a single team under recently-promoted group rights director Chantal Noel. Separately, Rae Shirvington is leaving Ebury at the end of the year.
Dallas bookseller Interabang Books plans to reopen in mid-November in a new 2,500-square-foot location in the Pavilion on Lovers Lane, following the tornado that destroyed their previous space.