Erica Gelbard has joined Chronicle as associate director, publicity.
At Pan Macmillan, Sara Lloyd has been appointed to the new position of group communications director and global AI lead. Communications and publicity directors of Pan Macmillan’s imprints will report to her, and she will coordinate on AI strategy with all of the company’s English-speaking divisions worldwide. Llyod “will chair a newly established global trade AI steering group, coordinating the group’s approach to AI safety and ethics, and will develop cross-group principles and policies in line with AI developments,” the Bookseller reports. Lloyd said, “As part of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, the impetus to lean into new technologies, innovate and […]
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 […]
The Fury by Alex Michaelides tops the ABA’s Indie Next List for January.
The Yale Review and Yale University Press are launching the Yale Nonfiction Book Prize.
Podium Publishing is expanding to “strategically introduce retail print services for their authors” and will distribute those print editions through Two Rivers Distribution. The publisher notes that, “Although Podium’s business model will continue to be anchored in driving audiobook and ebook consumption, this extension will capture unmet demand through traditional print and further serve the needs of authors.”