Daniel Nayeri will join Workman on December 18 as Director of Children’s Publishing, succeeding Raquel Jaramillo who has been named Editor-at-Large. He has been Digital Editorial Director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, prior to which he was an Editor at Clarion.
Flatiron Books has hired Liz Keenan as Associate Publisher, starting January 6. She is currently Executive Director of Publicity for Hudson Street Press and Plume. She will be responsible for planning and executing all marketing and publicity for new nonfiction line, which plans to begin publishing in January 2015.
The American Booksellers Association announced that Matthew Zoni has been named Manager of its ABC Children’s Group. Zoni served as Manager of Event Marketing and Business Development at Barnes & Noble for the past 11 and a half years.
Mark Landau has joined National Geographic Book Publishing Group as Director of Special Markets. He was formerly Sales Director, National Accounts at Publications International, Ltd.
Sarah Pekdemir has joined Crown as Senior Marketing Manager, Crown Trade. Jocelyn Cordova joins Crown Business on December 16th as Director of Marketing and Publicity, after spending the last eight years at Wiley as Associate Director of Publicity.
Michael Signorelli has joined Holt as Senior Editor, where he will focus on crime fiction while continuing to pursue a broad range of nonfiction. He had been an Editor at HarperCollins for over 8 years.