Suzanne O’Neill will become VP, Executive Editor at Grand Central at the beginning of February. She was previously VP, Executive Editor at Crown.
Jane Manning Hyatt joined Chronicle Books as Executive Director of Sales. She was previously VP, Higher Education at Teachscape.
Laura Dew is now Creative Director at Quarto Publishing Group USA.
At literary agencies, Molly O’Neill joined Waxman Leavell Literary Agency as Agent. She was previously Head of Editorial at Storybird. . . Angela Scheff joined The Christopher Ferebee Agency as Agent. She was previously freelancing. Jana Burson has also joined The Christopher Ferebee Agency. She was previously Owner of The Burson Agency. . . Megan Reid is now Senior Scout for Adult Fiction and Nonfiction at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates. She was Associate Editor at Emily Bestler Books and Atria. . . MacKenzie Fraser-Bub has left her position as Agent at Trident Media Group to become an independent Agent. . . Molly Glick is now Agent in CAA’s books department, based in New York. She was previously Agent at Foundry Literary + Media, and will bring her clients over with her. . . Barbara Berson is now Agent at The Helen Heller Agency. She was most recently a Freelance Editorial Consultant. . . Margaret Sutherland Brown is now Agent at the Emma Sweeney Agency. She was most recently at Freelance Editor. . . Kent Wolf joined The Friedrich Agency as Agent and Foreign Rights Director. He was previously at Lippincott Massie and McQuilkin.
Ben Bruton launched his own book publicity firm Ben Bruton Literary. He was previously Senior Director, Publicity at William Morrow.
Eric Shoup joined Scribd as COO. He was previously Chief Product Officer at Ancestry.com.
David DeWitt joined Little Bee Books as Designer. He was previously Designer at Scholastic.
Paola Crespo is now Marketing Coordinator at Open Road Media. She was Publicity Assistant at Penguin Random House.
Jonathan Lee joined Catapult as Senior Editor. He was Editor at A Public Space.
Paul Fisher is now Senior Marketing Director, Fiction Books for HarperCollins Christian. He was previously SVP, Marketing at THIEL Audio.
JD Wilson joined Northwestern University Press as Director of Marketing and Sales. He was previously Sales and Marketing Director at University of Alabama Press.
Nicole Pavlas joined Worthy Publishing as Director of Publicity. She was Publicist at HarperCollins Christian.
Matt Harris joined Vearsa as Head of Sales. He was Director of Business Development at LibreDigital.