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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt evp and chief content officer Mary Cullinane will leave the company in late July, following a reorganization of her responsibilities. The company said it will "reorganize its existing Product Planning, Development and Marketing function under  into three separate but complementary functions focused on core curriculum, supplemental curriculum…

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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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CBS chief executive Les Moonves, 67, has extended his contract and is now expected to run the company through June 2021 -- after which he can serve as a senior adviser for five years, with an option to set up a production company with CBS's support. Chip Rolley joined PEN…

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At Doubleday, John Pitts has been promoted to vice president and executive director of marketing. Judy Jacoby has been named vice president and creative marketing director. Lauren Weber has been promoted to assistant marketing director, while Sarah Engelmann moves up to marketing manager. Michael Barrs will join Hachette Books as…

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At Random House, Michelle Jasmine has been promoted to assistant director of publicity, while Allyson Lord moves up to associate publicist. Tanusri Prasanna has joined Foundry Literary + Media, moving from Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency, building her list in children's books and selectively representing adult literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. Former Clarkson Potter…

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Ian Buruma has been named editor of The New York Review of Books, succeeding co-founder Robert B. Silvers who died recently. Buruma has been a regular contributor to The New York Review since 1985, in addition to other publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, and…

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People, Etc.: Hely Hutchinson to Retire, and More

Tim Hely Hutchinson will retire as ceo of Hachette UK at the end of the year, with Little Brown Book Group and Orion ceo David Shelley to succeed him, reporting to Arnaud Nourry, starting January 1, 2018. He will also become a member of the international board of Hachette Livre and…

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Allison Moore has joined Bloomsbury Children's as editor. Previously, she was associate editor at Little, Brown Children's. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,  Megan Wilson has been promoted to associate director of publicity; Hannah Harlow moved up to director of marketing; and Liz Anderson is now marketing manager. Jennifer Leight will join Hollan Publishing as editor next…

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Don Linn has joined UK-based Unicorn Publishing Group as a full partner, based in the company's new Chicago office, helping "to drive the business forward in the US and Canada" by "working with various galleries, museums, artists, historians and others across North America on new publishing projects." Previously, he was director for…

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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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