After the recent restructure of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon Pulse senior editors Jen Ung and Nicole Ellul will join Simon & Schuster Children’s, reporting to Kendra Levin; and editor Sarah McCabe will join Margaret K. McElderry Books, reporting to Karen Wojtyla.
At Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Shannon Spisak has been promoted to senior director of global marketing & communications and Jenna Marson to manager of global marketing & licensing.
Mariana Garavaglia has joined Wiley’s board of directors. Currently chief people and business operations officer at Peloton, she was previously managing director for the Amazon Books and Amazon 4-star stores.
Crown will publish Norman Eisen‘s A CASE FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: THE UNITED STATES VS. DONALD TRUMP on July 28. The former special counsel for the House Judiciary Committee and Ethics Czar to President Obama presents the case against Donald Trump’s illegalities anew.
Lenny Kravitz‘s memoir LET LOVE RULE, written with David Ritz, will be published October 6 by Holt. Kravitz will narrate the audiobook version.
Separately, Patrick Stewart will publish his memoir with Gallery.
The CLMP announced its Firecracker Awards for Independently Published Literature, with They Will Drown in Their Mothers’ Tears by Johannes Anyuru (Two Lines Press) winning the fiction prize and throughsmoke by Jehanne Dubrow (New Rivers Press) winning the creative nonfiction prize.
The rest of the winners.
The Locus Science Fiction Foundation winners were also announced.
Sourcebooks is offering a virtual book club program for public libraries through Baker & Taylor. Libraries that purchase at least five ebook copies of the promotional title will get unlimited, multi-user access to that title for one month. The inaugural offering for the July Book Clubs at the Library is THE LAST FLIGHT by Julie Clark.
Penguin Random House’s merchandise company Out of Print will release seven book-themed facial masks, available as of July 6. They created the line in response to a request from the ABA, and a portion of each sales is being donated to BINC.