John Rudolph has been promoted to executive editor for Putnam Children’s, where has worked since August, 2001. Katie Henderson, previously at Bloomsbury, is now an associate editor at Doubleday. Ethan Friedman is leaving Collins Business. Lisa Grubka has left the William Morris Agency after six years to join Foundry Literary + Media.
At Goldberg McDuffie Communications, Kathleen Carter has been promoted to senior publicist and Liza Lucas has been promoted to publicist. In the UK, David & Charles has named Stephen Bateman as managing director and publisher, starting in mid-August. He has been working for France, and set up DK’s children’s division there. David & Charles’ UK […]
The “author, poet and critic who twisted the inherently twisted genre of science fiction in new, disturbing directions, including writing his last book in the voice of God, died on Friday in his Manhattan apartment. He was 68. “His friend Alice K. Turner said Mr. Disch shot himself. She and other friends told how his […]
Agent Emma Parry has left Fletcher Parry “to pursue new challenges” as of July 1. Partner Christy Fletcher will take over Parry’s clients and continue to work non-exclusively with UK agents alongside Melissa Chinchillo, recently promoted to full agent and rights director. “New additions” to the agency’s staff are planned for the fall and Fletcher […]
Stefanie Bierwerth is leaving Macmillan UK for Michael Joseph, where she will be editorial director for crime, report to fiction publisher Mari Evans. Helen Boomer joins Harper Children’s today as executive director of subsidiary rights. She was subsidiary rights director for Viking and Puffin Children’s.
[This entry was originally sent by email on November 4, 2004, and was not posted to the site. Others wound up reposting it to the web, though those sites have since expired, so this has been posted after the fact and backdated for posterity.] We have an oddly personal relationship going here, you and I, […]