Mekisha Telfer has been promoted to editor at Roaring Brook Press.
Mara Delgado-Sanchez has been promoted to assistant editor at St. Martin’s Publishing Group.
Rachel Bass has been promoted to assistant editor at Tom Doherty Associates.
As Venetia Butterfield takes over Cornerstone in January, Daniel Crewe will move up to publishing director for Penguin Business and Penguin Life, along with Viking Non-Fiction, reporting to Joanna Prior. Martina O’Sullivan will be promoted to publisher for Penguin Business and Penguin Life, reporting to Crewe. At Viking UK, Isabel Wall moves up to commissioning editor immediately.
Veronica Park has been promoted to agent at Fuse Literary.
Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, presented by Edwidge Danticat. “Mosley is a master of craft and narrative, and through his incredibly vibrant and diverse body of work, our literary heritage has truly been enriched,” said David Steinberger, chair of the NBA board of directors, in the release. “From mysteries to literary fiction to nonfiction, Mosley’s talent and memorable characters have captivated readers everywhere, and the Foundation is proud to honor such an illustrious voice whose work will be enjoyed for years to come.”
Maggie O’Farrell‘s Hamnet won the 2020 Women’s Prize.
The £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction announced its longlist, with the shortlist to be announced October 15.