At Macmillan Audio, Morgan Ratner has been promoted to podcast marketing specialist and Emily Miller to digital associate.
At St. Martin’s Publishing Group, Marissa Sangiacomo has been promoted to assistant marketing director; Michelle Cashman to senior marketing manager; D.J. DeSmyter to senior marketing manager; Allison Ziegler to senior marketing manager; Meaghan Leahy to senior marketing operations manager; Beatrice Jason to associate marketing manager; and Stephen Erickson to assistant marketing manager.
Brenna English-Loeb has been promoted to literary agent at Transatlantic Agency.
Yale University Press has launched Yale Press Audio, featuring one to four audiobooks a year with plans to “grow substantially from there.” The first two audio titles were Stephen Batchelor’s The Art of Solitude and Liel Leibovitz’s Stan Lee: A Life in Comics, which were released simultaneously with the hardcovers in February and April, respectively.
Harry Potter At Home has another treat for fans: A cast of celebrity narrators will read the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, in a series of free online videos (or audio files on Spotify). The first installment features Daniel Racliffe. The roster includes Stephen Fry, David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Claudia Kim, Noma Dumezweni, and Eddie Redmayne, “with more surprises and special appearances from across the Wizarding World and beyond.”