Paige Allen has joined Ingram Spark as director. She was most recently coo of the Horton Group, a web design and digital marketing agency in Nashville.
Heather Drucker has been promoted to senior director of publicity for Harper Perennial and the Harper Paperbacks group. She will continue to work on Harper and Harper Business titles, as well.
At Simon & Schuster, Amanda Mulholland, Paige Lytle, and Caroline Pallotta have each been promoted to managing editor. Annie Craig becomes associate managing editor.
Katie Corcoran Lytle has been promoted to associate director of development at Adams Media.
Kalen R. Landow has joined Microcosm Publishing as sales director. She was previously an account manager at National Book Network.
Sophie Stabile was appointed group chief financial officer of Lagardere, as “part of the ongoing strengthening of its management structure.” She replaces Gérard Adsuar, and will also sit on the management board.
Publisher and writer Tom Maschler, 87, died Thursday in France. He was chairman of Jonathan Cape until it was sold to Random House UK in 1988. Currently Cape publishing director Michal Shavit said: “Tom Maschler was the King of British Publishing. A genius, a maverick, he published some of the greatest writers of the last century. His influence and his brilliance will be felt in British culture for decades if not centuries to come.”
The University of California Press has announced — and moved up publication to March 2021 of — a book from the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that was already in production when she died in September. Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union, was written in collaboration with Berkeley law professor and former Ginsburg clerk Amanda Tyler.
Kingston Imperial will be sold and distributed worldwide by Penguin Random House Publisher Services starting May 2021.
The Experiment is offering employees 2 hours of paid time off to vote and more if warranted by long lines or other circumstances. Employees who elect to volunteer as poll workers will receive a paid day off.