People 12/19 December 19, 2022By Erin Somers Basic Books Brandon Proia will join as executive editor on January 5. Proia was most recently an executive editor at the University of North Carolina Press. Yale University Press Jessie Kindig will join as senior editor in January 2023. She was previously at Verso Books. Macmillan Children’s UK Gurnaik Johal will join January 16 as senior editor. Johal is currently editor at Hachette Children’s UK.