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At Chronicle Books, AiLing Tjan has been promoted to accounting supervisor, while Barrett Hooper is now senior financial analyst and Christina Mott moves up to distribution client account manager. Ingram Content Group has tapped poetry writer and bookseller Stephen Sparks to launch a poetry newsletter called Little Infinite. Sparks owns Point Reyes Bookshop…

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Abrams has announced more details about their new nonfiction imprint under Jamison Stoltz, which will launch in May, called Abrams Press. The inaugural release will be Michael Ruhlman's Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America, a look at food issues through the lens of the supermarket, due out May…

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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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Awards: Windham-Campbell Prizes, American Academy of Arts & Letters

The Windham-Campbell Prizes announced this year's winners, which each recipient to receive $165,000 at a ceremony held at Yale University during the weekend of September 13-15. The Prizes included awards in poetry for the first time. The full list features: Fiction: André Alexis (Canada) and Erna Brodber (Jamaica) Nonfiction: Maya Jasanoff…

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Reliability of "Pill City" Author Questioned Further With NYT Unable to Corroborate Reporting

Questions continue to mount about the veracity of the reporting in Kevin Deutsch's PILL CITY, published earlier this month, after the New York Times writes that it was unable to corroborate claims and locate sources in a separate story Deutsch published in the paper last December. That story, on how…

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Kari Sutherland has joined Bradford Literary Agency as an agent. Previously she was an editor at Harper Children's. Bestselling Australian children's book author Mem Fox, 70, is giving a face to the excesses of border control under the Trump administration. Now back in Australia, Fox told the media that she…

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Tara Greico joins Random House Children's Books as marketing coordinator, licensed & proprietary brands. She was previously marketing assistant at Simon & Schuster. At Dutton, Emily Brock has been promoted to senior publicist. Susan Hershberg and Wes Seeley have both joined Princeton Architectural Press as publicity managers. Previously, Hershberg was associate…

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Kate Morton and Former Agent Sue Each Other Over Backlist Commissions

Australian author Kate Morton, author of a number of internationally bestselling novels including The Shifting Fog and The Lake House, and her former agent Selwa Anthony have sued each other over the fate of future commissions from Morton's backlist. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, which obtained Anthony's original lawsuit…

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At Chronicle Books, Madeline Moe has been promoted to production developer, food and lifestyle. Bernd Leukert has joined the supervisory board of Bertelsmann. He is the executive board member at SAP responsible for products and innovation at SAP. Chairman Christoph Mohn notes in a statement: "He is a digital thought leader…

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Roxane Gay Withdraws from Ted Books Contract Over Simon & Schuster's Milo Publication

Author Roxane Gay tells BuzzFeed that she asked her agent Maria Massie to "pull" her forthcoming How to Be Heard -- scheduled for March 2018 publication from Ted Books, through Simon & Schuster -- from the publisher. "I can't in good conscience let them publish it while they also publish…

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