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Allison Devlin will join Time Inc. Books on May 4th as Associate Publisher. She was most recently Marketing Director and Acting Publisher at Running Press. Susan Weinberg will serve as Acting Publisher of Running Press on an interim basis when Devlin leaves.
Simon Tasker has joined Readerlink as VP Publisher juvenile proprietary and Silver Dolphin, in its Printers Row Publishing Group. He was most recently VP, Product Development at Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Mary Faria is now VP, Mass Merchandising Sales at Perseus Books Group. She was previously Director of Sales at Becker and Mayer.
Peter Brantley will become Director of Online Strategy at University of California, Davis, University Library. He was Director of Digital Library Applications at the New York Public Library.
At university presses: David Goldberg will join MIT Press as Sales Manager in May. Previously, he was Sales and Marketing Director at David R. Godine, Publisher. . . Scot Kuehn is now Associate Director and CFO at Princeton University Press. Formerly, he was CFO at Mars International. . . Clay Farr is now Executive Director of Publishing Services for University of North Carolina Press affiliate Longleaf Press. Lisa Stallings has also joined Longleaf as Editorial, Design, and Production Manager. Farr was previously Associate Editor at Basic Books and Stallings was most recently a Production Consultant.
Dallas Middaugh is now Head of Brand and Community at anime digital platform Crunchyroll. He was Senior Director at Penguin Random House Publisher Services.
Michael Yeon joined Open Road Integrated Media as VP, Marketing. He was previously VP, Marketing at Grooveshark.
Christina Hu is now Associate Marketing Director at Blue Rider Press. Formerly, she was Senior Marketing Manager at Atavist Books.
Gabrielle Gantz joined Palgrave as Associate Director of Publicity. She was previously Director of Publicity at McSweeney’s.
Elias Altman joined Zachary Shuster Harmsworth as Agent. He was previously Senior Editor at Lapham’s Quarterly.
In children’s, Morgan Parker joined Little A as Editor, acquiring fiction and poetry. Formerly, she was Education Director at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and Poetry Editor of Coconut Magazine and The Offing. . . Siena Koncsol is now Publicity Manager at Harlequin Teen. She was Publicist at S&S Children’s.
Liz Ridout joined Booktrack as Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, she was VP, Marketing at Kobo. Cameron Drew is now VP, Publishing. He formerly was Head of Content at BitLit and Director of Global Content Acquisition at Kobo.
Mia Amato joined Start Publishing as Marketing Director, where she will oversee the print and digital marketing for the Cleis Press and Viva Editions imprints. She was previously Commercial Manager, Digital at Parragon.
Kait Neese is now Midwest Account Manager at Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. She was most recently VP of Publish on Demand Global and Director of Best Selling Books Rights Agency.
Bridget Kinsella joined New Harbinger Publications as Publicist. Previously, she was a book industry Journalist for several publications.
Irv Myers left his position as President at New Leaf Distributing Co. He can be reached at [email protected].
Jon M. Sweeney will join Catholic multimedia and book publisher Franciscan Media in August as Editorial Director, Franciscan Media Books. Formerly, he was Editor-in-Chief and Publisher at Paraclete Press.
Kevin Watt joined Business Development Director at Kortext. He was previously Head of Sales for the UK, Ireland, Northern Europe, and South Africa at McGraw-Hill Education.
BookBrunch Co-Founder Liz Thomson has left the company to pursue musical interests.