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At Macmillan Children's Ebony Lane has been promoted to senior rights manager, rights and permissions.​ Catherine Kramer has been promoted to subsidiary rights associate. Finalists were announced for the PEN Center USA Awards, in 8 categories, with the winners to be named in September. (The original version of this was a…

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At Writers House, Maja Nikolic takes the new title of managing director, global licensing, continuing to oversee the international rights business. She will focus on adult fiction and non-fiction, overseeing and working closely with director of adult UK licensing Peggy Boulos Smith. Cecilia de la Campa has been promoted to…

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Marlene Kelly has been promoted to senior marketing manager for Amazon Publishing. Meg Reid has been promoted to director of Hub City Press effective July 1. Founder and current director Betsy Teter will retain the title of editor and director of development. Also starting July 1, Hub City Press titles will be distributed…

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ICM Partners promoted Rich Green to head of media rights (which sells book-to-film rights). He joined the agency in 2014. Co-heads of the publishing department Sloan Harris and Esther Newberg and fellow board member Kevin Crotty said in the announcement: "Intellectual property is the lifeblood of media in all formats.…

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Brooks Sherman will join Janklow & Nesbit as a literary agent on May 23, continuing to represent fiction for young adult and middle-grade readers, picture books, select literary and commercial adult fiction, and nonfiction in the areas of humor, pop culture, and narrative nonfiction. Most recently he was an agent at The…

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Beth Ryan has been promoted to senior director of sales for ministry services at Harper Christian. With the recent closing of Tyrus Books, the imprint's founder and publisher Ben LeRoy is leaving Simon & Schuster. Andrea Hall has been promoted to associate editor at Albert Whitman. Eden Sugay has joined Chronicle Books…

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At Grove Atlantic, Katie Raissian has been promoted to editor, while Allison Malecha moves up to associate editor. Zachary Pace and Nicole Nyhan have each been promoted to assistant editor. Gretchen Mergenthaler has been promoted to art director and Cindy Hernandez joins as junior designer. Open Road has announced a…

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Olivia Taussig has been promoted to senior publicist at Viking/Penguin. Awards Claudia Rankine has won the 2016 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, a $10,000 award presented by the Library of Congress, for Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf). Nathaniel Mackey won the Bobbitt lifetime achievement prize. Forthcoming Amulet will publish the 12th book in Jeff…

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Forthcoming: Second Mandela Memoir, Completed by Langa, Publishes In October, and More

South African writer Mandla Langa has completed the late Nelson Mandela's unfinished draft of a book about his presidency, envisioned as "a natural progression" from his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom, which will be published as DARE NOT LINGER on October 24 by Farrar, Straus in the US. Pan Macmillan will release…

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Forthcoming: Moyes, Brown and More

With publishers going straight from sales conference to the once-again early London Book Fair, the publication announcements and actual deal signings are running together. In the latest wave, Pamela Dorman Books and Michael Joseph announced the third book by Jojo Moyes featuring the heroine from Me Before You and After…

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