Two months after Globe Pequot’s sale to Rowman & Littlefield, approximately 25 staff across the company were let go, including four Lyons Press editors and a few managers. In addition, Executive Director of Editorial at Lyons Press, Janice Goldklang, is leaving. She may be reached at [email protected].
Julia Cheiffetz announced that she has resigned from Amazon. A former Editor at HarperCollins and Random House, Cheiffetz went to Amazon in 2011 to help launch the online retailer’s book imprint, which was overseen by then-Publisher Larry Kirshbaum.
Rachel Bressler joined Plume as Editorial Director on July 14, taking over from Phil Budnick, who’s moved to Penguin’s Adult Hardcover division as Director of Field and Wholesaler Sales. Bressler was the Executive Director of Corporate and Publisher Relations at The Park Literary Group, and prior to that was Associate Publisher at Ecco.
Paul Whitlatch is joining the Hachette Books imprint as Senior Editor, starting July 21 and reporting to Mauro DiPreta. Whitlatch had been at Scribner.
James Howitt, former Director of Client Solutions at Bowker, is now Business Development Manager at YouGov.
Karina Mikhli has been named Senior Manager Customer Relations/Sales Operations North America at CodeMantra. She was most recently Executive Director Content Operations at Triumph Learning and previously at OnDemand Books.
Catherine Cullen has joined Little, Brown as Senior Publicist. Previously she was a Publicist at Crown. In addition, Fiona Brown has been promoted to Publicity Manager.
Michael Hoak has joined Yale University Press as Online Marketing Manager. Previously, he was Marketing Manager and Digital Marketing Manager at St. Martin’s. Read More