Marian Brown is now Executive Publicist at Blue Rider Press and Plume. She was formerly Publicity Director at Bloomsbury. David Hawk joined Ten Speed Press as Senior Marketing and Publicity Manager. He was previously Marketing and Publicity Manager at Chronicle Books, specializing in food and drink titles.
Jeff James joined Thomas Nelson as VP, Marketing. He was CEO and Founder of Mythology LLC.
Sara Sargent joined HarperCollins Children’s as Executive Editor in a new role, publishing books created from or around digital and social media content. She was Editor at Simon & Schuster.
Kelly Bowen is now Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications at Arcadia Publishing and History Press. She was most recently Publicity Director at Algonquin Books.
Steven Sussman joined Skyhorse Publishing as Director of Sales. He was Director of Sales at Dover Publications.
In a reorganization of the US sales division, DK SVP, Sales Therese Burke and Director of Special Sales Vicki Korlishin’s positions have been eliminated. Burke can be reached at [email protected] and Korlishin at [email protected].
At Bloomsbury, Nick Parker is now Sales Director, Latin America, Caribbean, and Canada. He was Regional Sales Manager, Latin America and Caribbean at Oxford University Press. Sara Kitchen is now Senior Production Editor. She was previously Production Manager at Skyhorse. Additionally, Joe Kreuser joined as Marketing Manager for Philosophy, History, and Linguistics. He was Associate Marketing Manager at Taylor & Francis Group. Jessica Tackett is Conferences and Events Coordinator. She was Assistant Program Officer at Cultural Vistas. Donna Gauthier joined as Inventory Manager. She was Senior Inventory Manager at McGraw-Hill Education.
Andrew Knapp joined Wm. B. Eerdmans as Development Editor, Biblical Studies. He was Acquisitions Editor and Marketing Director at Eisenbrauns. Additionally, Alexander Bukovietski is now Production Editor. He was most recently Owner of the consulting firm In a Word.
Head of Bilheimer & Asssociates Roger Bilheimer, whose company handles the PR for Book Expo America, retired.
Yuka Igarashi joined publishing startup Catapult as Web Editor-in-Chief. She was Managing Editor at Granta.
Dennis Awsumb retired from his position as National Accounts Manager at Gibbs Smith.
Jackie Alston left her position as Social Media Manager at the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. Tara Gonzalez, Erin Murphy’s Assistant, took over the position.
Antonella Iannarino launched consulting firm AI Strategic. She was previously Agent at the David Black Agency as well as Website and Social Media Manager.
Antonella Pearce joined IPR License as Business Development Manager. Formerly, she was Public Relations Manager at the Publishers Licensing Society.