At the Workman Publishing imprint, Danny Cooper and Rachael Mt. Pleasant have each been promoted to senior editor and Sarah Curley to assistant editor. Gracie Elliott becomes assistant editor within the children’s department and Kelly Lynch creative director, calendars. SarahMay Harel has been promoted to manager, website operations and ecommerce across all Workman Publishing imprints.
Alex Kelleher-Nagorski has joined Scholastic as associate director of publicity. He was previously publicity manager at Little, Brown Children’s.
Kate Pollard has joined Welbeck Publishing as associate publisher for the Orange Hippo gift and lifestyle list. She was most recently publishing director, Hardie Grant UK.
Stacey Graham has joined 3 Seas Literary Agency as an agent. She was previously at Red Sofa Literary.
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) approved the board appointments of David Hetherington at knk Software as treasurer and Kelvin Watson at Broward County Libraries as secretary for one-year terms, with Kathleen Reid as Elsevier appointment for a renewal term, serving as vice chair.
O Magazine, a joint venture between Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Inc. and Hearst Magazines, will become digital only after its December issue. It has been in print for 20 years.
Wolfman Books in downtown Oakland, CA will close for good at the end of the month: “Without the possibility of doing events in the space, or of having people really browse safely (or for staff to be in the space) it just doesn’t make sense to try and open up again at this time.”
The Library of Congress posted the line-up for the virtual version of the annual National Book Festival, to be held September 25 – 27.