Leslie Gelbman joined St. Martin’s Press as Executive Editor-at-Large. She was previously President at Berkley. This move comes shortly after Nora Roberts, whom Gelbman edits, signed with SMP.
David Hirshey will leave his position as Publisher at HarperCollins in mid-June after 18 years with the company.
Micki Nuding retired as Senior Editor at Gallery Books after more than 25 years in book publishing.
Mary Rowles will retire from her position as Publisher Development Manager at Independent Publishers Group after 15 years with the company. Richard T. Williams was named her successor.
Brian Haley is now Senior Director of Technology at Open Road Integrated Media. He was previously Engineering Manager at Crain Communication. Additionally, Austin Walker joined as Senior Sales Manager. He was National Account Manager at Oxford University Press.
Michael Barson joined Poisoned Pen Press as Publicity Director. He was previously Senior Executive of Publicity at Putnam.
Trinity McFadden joined Zondervan as Senior Manager of Publicity for Bibles and CARR (church, academic, reference, and reflective). She was most recently a freelance editor.
Emily Murdock Baker launched the independent editing service EMB Editorial. She was Associate Editor at Penguin Books.
Dustin Kurtz is now Manager of Books & Books’ Cayman Islands store. He was most recently Marketing Manager at Melville House and before that was a Bookseller at McNally Jackson and WORD Bookstore.