Amanda Cook has been promoted to vice president and editorial director at Crown; and Madison Jacobs is now publishing manager.
Vivian Lee will join Little, Brown on February 15, as senior editor acquiring fiction and non-fiction, reporting to Judy Clain. Lee most recently worked as an independent editor.
Matteo Costa moves over to the consumer marketing team at Penguin Random House as vp, marketing development, reporting to Sanyu Dillon. He previously worked on the PRH author platforms team.
At Princeton University Press, Alyssa Sanford and Matt Taylor have been promoted to publicist, and Tyler Hubbert has been promoted to promotions associate.
Kuo-Yu Liang has joined the board of BINC. He has spent over 30 years in the books and comics business. Jen Reynolds and Lori Tucker-Sullivan are exiting the board.
In Germany, Meike Knops has been appointed publisher at Fischer Kinder and Jugendbuch Verlag starting January 18, succeeding Ulrike Metzger, who is stepping down. Knops was most recently interim CFO at Kiepenheuer & Witsch Verlag in Cologne.
Bertil Käll, 82, longtime editor and publisher of Sweden’s Bokforlaget Forum, died December 20, after an extended struggle with a debilitating head injury. He worked at Forum for 25 years and later became a scout for Swedish literature.
LUCKY: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency, by political reporters and authors of Shattered Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, will be published by Random House on March 2. The book details “the remarkable string of events that propelled Joe Biden into the presidency, from his stunning comeback in the primaries to a general-election victory that was much more of a nail-biter than even top campaign officials predicted.”