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Lisa Bankoff has left ICM and established her own agency, Bankoff Collaborative. She says of the move: "I grew up at ICM and had the privilege of daily working alongside some of the brightest minds in this--or any--business. What I look forward to now is the wherewithal to operate outside of a…

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Ed Victor Agency Is Sold to Curtis Brown UK

Curtis Brown UK has acquired Ed Victor Ltd from his widow Carol Victor and the other shareholders. Carol Victor says in the announcement, "We are very pleased that Curtis Brown will assume the care of our distinguished clients and continue the work of servicing their back lists and looking after…

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Little, Brown Children's announced a number of promotions: Jenny Choy has been promoted to associate director, school and library marketing, while Kristina Pisciotta moves up to publicity manager. Kheryn Callender is now assistant editor, Nicole Brown becomes junior designer, and Russ Busse has been promoted to associate editor, licensing, brand and media tie-ins. Timothy Cheng has…

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At Picador USA, executive director of publicity James Meader will give up his additional role as publicist-at-large at Holt to focus exclusively on Picador. In addition, Molly Fessenden has been promoted to marketing associate. Molly Jaffa, currently subsidiary rights manager and literary agent at Folio Literary Management, will join Mary Anne…

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Kristen Nobles has joined Page Street Publishing as publisher to launch its new children's book list. She spent the past 13 years at Candlewick and Walker Books Group, most recently as group art director. Co-publisher of Unbridled books Fred Ramey has launched Leaping Man, "a collaborative not-for-profit publishing and production company exploring the intersection…

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Liese Mayer will join Bloomsbury on February 27 in the newly created role of editorial director, fiction, reporting to Cindy Loh (with editor in chief Nancy Miller continuing to report to Loh as well). Mayer, who has been an editor at Scribner, says in the announcement, "I'm excited for this great opportunity…

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People: Ball Appointed SVP, Publisher of Putnam Dutton Berkley

Following the announced departure of Dutton publisher Ben Sevier to Grand Central, Penguin Publishing Group president Madeline McIntosh told staff today that deputy publisher Christine Ball is being promoted to senior vice president, publisher, Putnam Dutton Berkley, reporting to Ivan Held. Ball "will now work even more actively and directly with Ivan and the imprint…

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Eric Lupfer is joining Fletcher & Company as an agent, moving over from William Morris Endeavor, where he has been for fourteen years. Lupfer specializes in non-fiction ranging from history, science, and economics, to narrative journalism and current affairs. At Trident Media Group, Alexa Stark has been promoted to literary…

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People: Pallante to Head AAP, and More

Former Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante will join the Association of American Publishers on January 17 as the new president and ceo of the organization, taking over following the planned retirement of Tom Allen. She says in the announcement: "I am deeply inspired by the values of the American publishing…

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Dean Koontz, who has been without representation in his primary markets for years now, selected new literary agents a couple of months ago -- now announced via Deadline: Richard Pine and Kim Witherspoon at Inkwell Management will serve as his primary agents, with Jon Liebman and Missy Malkin at Brillstein Entertainment…

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