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Emily Angell has left St. Martin's Press. Chris Kepner is no longer affiliated with Victoria Sanders & Associates. Foreign rights inquires for the agency may be directed to Jessica Spivey. Heather Rose won Australia's Stella Prize for The Museum of Modern Love (Allen & Unwin). Patricia Spears Jones won Poets &…

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Former president of F+W Media Sara Domville will reunite with her old boss, joining America's Test Kitchen under ceo David Nussbaum on April 24 in the new role of chief revenue officer. She "will be responsible for driving revenue growth in a number of key company divisions including sponsorship, licensing, underwriting and…

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By a narrow margin of 69 votes, consultant and president of non-profit Information New Wave Loida Garcia-Febo was elected president-elect of the American Library Association. She will serve as president-elect for one year before taking over as president at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Emma Berry has been promoted…

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Matthew Daddona has been promoted to editor at Dey Street Books. Megha Parekh has joined Amazon Publishing's Thomas & Mercer as editor. Previously, she was editor at Grand Central Publishing. Former publishing director at Harper Collins in Australia and New Zealand Shona Martyn has joined Lingo Pictures as their book scout.…

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Valerie Steiker will join Scribner as executive editor on April 17. Previously, she was the longtime culture editor at Vogue. Reporting to Colin Harrison and Nan Graham, she will acquire and edit fiction, memoir, narrative non-fiction, and lifestyle books. Parisa Ebrahimi joins the Crown and Hogarth fiction team today as editor. She moves…

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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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News Corp. has announced that Bedi Singh will step down as chief financial officer on March 1. Susan Panuccio, currently cfo of News Corp. Australia, will succeed him. Executive chairman Rupert Murdoch said in the release: "Through his astute financial management of key acquisitions and divestitures, and with the prudent…

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People: Lorena Jones Imprint Ready to Launch, and More

Ten Speed Press formally announced the launch of Lorena Jones Books, the cooking and lifestyle imprint overseen by vp, publisher Lorena Jones, who rejoined the imprint in September 2015 to begin work on the new line. Set to begin publishing in April will publish 6 to 8 titles annually in the…

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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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