Jayme Boucher joins Hachette Book Group on January 20 as director of their speakers bureau. Established in 2009 in partnership with Greater Talent Network, Hachette Speakers Bureau relaunches this year as an in-house venture, under Boucher’s leadership. She was a founding member and senior leader of the Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau.
Jessica Renheim has been promoted to senior acquisitions editor at Crooked Lane Books and Alcove Press, acquiring crime and book club fiction.
Selihah White has joined Catapult, Counterpoint, and Soft Skull Press as publicist.
Isabel Kaufman has joined Fox Literary as an agent.
Maheen Choonara joins Harper UK in the newly created role of diversity, inclusion and belonging manager. She was previously diversity and inclusion adviser at Cancer Research UK.
Christopher Little, 79, the agent who first represented JK Rowling, died on January 7, after a long illness.
Senator Amy Klobuchar‘s ANTITRUST: TAKING ON MONOPOLY POWER FROM THE GILDED AGE TO THE DIGITAL AGE, “a call to action for changes to U.S. competition policy,” will be published by Knopf in April.