In mid-January, Andrew Miller will become president and publisher at Holt, taking over from publisher-at-large Jamie Raab, who has run the imprint since the end of August. Miller is currently vp, editorial director, nonfiction at Knopf. CEO Jon Yaged said in a release, “From the moment I met Andrew I knew he was the perfect person to lead Holt into the future. He is universally respected and has impeccable, wide-ranging taste. His passion for books and overall curiosity are contagious and matched only by his enthusiasm for collaboration, mentorship and elevating extraordinary writers. His personal success publishing outstanding nonfiction and […]
Avalon VP and publisher Bill Newlin will retire as of June 30, 2024. He has been publisher of Moon since 1991 and became publisher of Avalon in 1999 when Moon merged with Rick Steves.
Karen Lotz, president and publisher of Candlewick Press, is stepping into the role of publishing director-at-large and will continue to work with select authors.
At Simon & Schuster, Mike Schmidt has been promoted to director, warehouse operations in Riverside, NJ.
Megan Ilnitzki has been promoted to executive editor at Harper Children's, reporting to Alyson Day.