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People Round-Up, Mid-January 2018

PEOPLE Jason Rekulak has resigned as Publisher of Quirk Books after 18 years with the company. Brett Cohen, President, will assume the responsibilities of publisher, and the company will conduct a search for a new Editorial Director. Rachel Chou joins Celadon Books as Associate Publisher. Previously, she was General Manager and Chief Content Officer for…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early January 2018

PEOPLE Michelle R. Ferguson has been appointed SVP, Chief Operating Officer at Abrams. Most recently, she was SVP, Workplace Strategies at McGraw-Hill. And Jess Braillier has left his position as VP, Publisher of Abrams Plus. Valentina Rice has joined the newly-formed American arm of Bonnier Zaffre as VP, Sales, Marketing, & Publicity. She was most…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early December 2017

PEOPLE At G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, Jennifer Klonsky will assume the position of VP, Publisher on January 2, 2018. She joins from HarperCollins Children’s Books, where she was Editorial Director. At the end of this year, Putnam EVP, Associate Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief Neil Nyren will retire. Milena Alberti, CFO of Penguin Random…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-November 2017

PEOPLE John Kulka has been named Editorial Director at Library of America, replacing the retiring Geoffrey O’Brien. Kulka was most recently Executive Editor at Basic Books. In addition, Leslie Schwartz is now Publicity Manager, having worked previously as Associate Director of Marketing for New American Library. Radhika Jones has been selected as the next Editor-in-Chief…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early November 2017

PEOPLE At Open Road, Jon Fine has joined as SVP, Publisher, replacing Tina Pohlman. He previously served in an advisory capacity to publishers and start-ups, including working as General Counsel for OptiQly. Maureen O’Connell is departing from her position as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at Scholastic. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jim O’Neill…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2017

PEOPLE Former U.S. Register of Copyright Maria Pallante has been selected as the next President and CEO of the American Association of Publishers. She will replace Tom Allen, who is retiring. Ben Sevier will join Grand Central Publishing on February 27 as SVP, Publisher, succeeding Jamie Raab. Sevier was previously VP, Publisher at Dutton. Catherine…Continue Reading