At Harper Children’s, Sarah Homer has been promoted to associate editor and Arianna Robinson to assistant editor.
Anaïs Loewen-Young becomes advertising coordinator at Penguin Random House Canada, reporting to director, consumer engagement Shannon Poos.
Over 30 community members came together to buy the building that houses La Jolla, CA’s long-established bookstore Warwick’s to outbid another prospective buyer and ensure a longtime home for the store. They paid $8.35 million for the building, and gave Warwick a 10-year lease, with two renewal options. Real estate broker Steve Avoyer said, “People understood it as an important social investment. Warwick’s is a major anchor in The Village, an icon. It’s important that they stay there.”
Posman Books will open a 3,200-square-foot store in Pittsburgh’s The Terminal in the Strip District by the end of the year, also serving OddFellows ice cream.
Author of AFRO-VEGAN and VEGETABLE KINGDOM Bryant Terry‘s BLACK FOOD, announced as a deal last summer, will be published under a 4 Color Books imprint at Ten Speed Press, with Terry as editor-in-chief of the new line. The imprint “collaborates with the most forward-thinking and groundbreaking BIPOC chefs, writers, artists, activists, and innovators to craft visually stunning nonfiction books that inspire readers and give rise to a more healthy, just, and sustainable world for all.”
IPG’s Chicago Review Press has acquired the 16-title catalog of children’s book publisher Ripple Grove Press (an IPG client).