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Sarah Pelz will join Atria as executive editor on April 24, reporting to editor-in-chief Peter Borland. She is currently executive editor at Grand Central Life & Style. At Ingram Content Group, Lisa Tomasello has joined as director of mass merchandisers sales. She previously served as senior national accounts manager for…

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Among the first named layoffs at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is svp, associate trade group publisher and business development Laurie Brown, who has left the company. Ingram Content Group has added Kelly Arnold as chief legal offficer (she was general counsel at U.S. Xpress Enterprises) and Deanna Steele as chief information…

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Maria Campbell Associates is working for Netflix as their exclusive literary scout. Annabelle Saks in New York and Katie McCalmont in London are spearheading the scout's efforts. Maria Campbell says in the announcement, "Our motto is 'scouting without borders,' which perfectly aligns with Netflix's transformational model to bring stories in…

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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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At Disney-Hyperion, Rotem Moscovich has been promoted to executive editor, Laura Schreiber has been promoted to senior editor, and Hannah Allaman moves up to assistant editor. Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn is leaving after 34 years at the newspaper (18 as book editor). In this column, "she looks…

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At Rodale, Susan Turner has been promoted to senior manager of communications and Suzee Skwiot has been promoted to online editor for books and RodaleWellness.com. At Penguin Press, Caitlin O'Shaughnessy has been promoted to assistant marketing director, and Grace Fisher has been promoted to marketing coordinator. At Random House, Barbara Fillon…

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At the American Booksellers Association, longtime development officer Mark Nichols will retire following the 2017 Winter Institute after 16 years with the organization. As of January 1, 2017 Matthew Zoni will be promoted to director of development and publisher relations and will become a member of ABA's senior staff. Peter Reynolds will have an…

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Penguin Random House Audio announced a number of recent promotions. Catherine Bucaria has been promoted to senior acquisitions editor, while Emily Parliman moves up to editor, Listening Library. Megan Mills is promoted to assistant acquisitions editor, while Renee Watson moves up to coordinator, digital operations. At Little, Brown, Zea Moscone…

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At HarperCollins Children's Books, Olivia Russo has been promoted to publicity manager. Founder of art books publisher Unpiano Books, Jesse Pollock has joined Anthology Editions as senior project manager. In addition, Casey Whalen has joined as sales director. Whalen was previously a sales manager at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Rizzoli…

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Sweden's Grand Agency has acquired competitor Stockholm Noir Agency (founded late last year) and SNA's ceo Jenni Brunn will now work as an agent at Grand Agency. Brittany Boughter has joined Chronicle Books as marketing manager, entertainment and art. Most recently, she was digital marketing manager at Penguin Random House UK. Carolyn Cox has joined Open Road…

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