Current company President, Sara Domville will leave F + W, where she worked for seventeen years.
Betsy Groban left Houghton Mifflin Harcourt where she worked as Senior VP and Publisher of children’s books.
Deb Brody, the current Executive Editor at William Morrow/HarperCollins, will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as Editorial Director (lifestyle and culinary) on July 18. Also, Cheryl Dickemper is joining Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as National Sales Manager. She was previously Director of Content Acquisitions at Booksource.
Following the acquisition of Perseus, Mike Heuer, Executive Director of Field Sales, is leaving Hachette Book Group. VP of National Accounts Maha Khalil and National Account Manager James Chan will leave Perseus at the end of the year.
Cliff Manko joined Beacon Press as CFO. He was previously SVP of finance for the Higher Education Group at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Sherry Beck Paprocki is to take over as Board President of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She is also President at R.S. Rock Media, Inc. Milt Toby, author and photographer, is to become Vice President.
Current Graywolf Press Publisher, Fiona McCrae will join the National Book Foundation board of directors.
Doug Reil is to step down as Executive Director and Publisher at North Atlantic Books; Tim McKee, who was Director of Publishing, will serve as Interim Publisher.
The current Editor in Chief at ExpressEdit, Carl Lennertz will join the Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader as Executive Director in August. Previously he was Executive Director of World Book Night U.S.
At agencies…Paula Canal joined Indent Literary Agency as Agent and Foreign Rights Director. She has been the Foreign Rights Manager at Anagrama and will continue to handle foreign rights for the company from her position at Indent. Previously Managing Director of Egmont USA, Andrea Cascardi joined Transatlantic Agency as Agent, where she worked before her post at Egmont. Rich Pascocello joined Glass Literary Management as Agent. He was previously VP, executive director of marketing, at Penguin Random House. Cathryn Summerhayes will join Curtis Brown UK as Agent in September. She comes from William Morris Endeavor where she has worked as Literary Agent.
Alexis Kirschbaum will join Bloomsbury UK in September as Publishing Director. She currently works as Editorial Director at Penguin Press UK.
Starting in August, Jackie Engel will join Little, Brown Books for Young Readers as VP, Associate Publisher. She was previously VP and Group Sales Director at Penguin Books for Young Readers.
At Simon & Schuster, Sean Manning joined as Senior Editor. He formerly worked as Articles Editor at Popular Mechanics. Michael Strother has joined Harlequin Teen as Editor. He was previously Editor at Simon Pulse/ Simon & Schuster.
Priyanka Krishnan joined William Morrow and the Harper Voyager as Editor. She was previously Associate Editor at Ballantine.
Rachel Poloski joined Random House Children’s as Editor. Previously, she was Associate Editor at Disney Publishing’s Marvel. Juliana Horbachevsky joined the Crown Publishing Group as Senior Publicist. She was previously a publicist at Abrams. Alexandra Morrison was hired as Email Marketing Manager; she was previously Audience/Email Manager for Library Journal. Dan Franklin will leave Penguin Random House UK where he was Digital Publisher.
Zaneta Jung joined Chronicle Books as Assistant Editor. She was previously Assistant Editor for children’s books at Sterling.
Kyle Radler joined Norton as Senior Publicist. He was previously Publicist at Scribner.
At Ten Speed Press, Natalie Mulford was promoted to Senior Marketing and Publicity Manager.
At Scholastic, Rachel Feld joined as Marketing Director. She was previously Marketing Director at Random House Children’s. Jennifer Powell, previously VP of North American Sales at Igloo Books, has joined as Director of Rights & Co-Editions. Stephen Mei joined as Associate Project Manager, Multiplatform Publishing. He was previously Associate Producer at THIS IS POP.
At Bloomsbury, Brittany Mitchell joined as Marketing Assistance. She previously served as Marketing Associate at Holiday House Books.
Jennifer Metzger has joined Insight Editions as Sales Manager. She previously served as Director of Business Development at Mrs. Grossman’s Paper Company and National Sales Manager at both Cedco Publishing and Palm Press.
Matt Mullin joined Ingram’s Lightning Source as Key Accounts Sales Manager. Previously, he worked as Sales Director at The Reading Room.
Jeremy Matthews is joining MIT Press as Acquisitions Editor for the physical sciences, engineering, and math. He was most recently Books Editor at the American Institute of Physics.
Courtney Andree joined Yale University Press as Publicist; she was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis.