Coffee House Press publisher Chris Fischbach has left the organization after 25 years there. He said in a statement, “It is time for me to step down as Publisher. I’m extremely proud of the work I have accomplished at Coffee House Press. I have developed incredible relationships here and look forward to the next new and exciting chapter in my career and life where I can leverage my prior experience, skills, and success to a new opportunity.” Senior editor Erika Stevens is interim editorial director, and the board will conduct a search for a new leader.
Sally Hosokawa has been promoted to associate editor and Nicole Fox to assistant editor at Simon Spotlight. At Simon & Schuster Children’s, Deane Norton has been promoted to senior director, children’s subsidiary rights and Natasha Puetz to subsidiary rights associate.