The Times’ commissioning books editor Fiona Wilson and Titan Books’ managing editor Beth Lewis are joining crowd-funding publisher Unbound.
Literary agent Nicola Barr has left Greene & Heaton after six years to join The Bent Agency.
James Lewis is leaving his role as senior communications officer in the corporate communications team at HarperCollins to join Amazon UK.
Wiley’s chief executive and president Mark Allin has resigned for “family reasons”, effective immediately, after just over two years in the role.
Bonnier Publishing has consolidated its UK divisions under Perminder Mann, who has been promoted to head of the UK group, as it prepares for "significant growth" in Britain.... Read more
Charlotte Atyeo, publisher of sports narratives and Wisden at Bloomsbury, will be leaving the company on 18th May after her role was made redundant.... Read more
Mel Winder has been promoted to managing director of Hachette New Zealand, effective immediately.
Neil Morrison is leaving Penguin Random House UK to become director of human resources for Severn Trent PLC, a FTSE Top 100 company with 12,000 employees. ... Read more
Headline's head of marketing and digital Vicky Palmer is leaving after seven years with the company to join Transworld as deputy marketing director. ... Read more
Voyager editorial director Emma Coode is to leave the publisher after close to 20 years, "to spend more time with her family and explore new... Read more
Little, Brown commissioning editor Rhiannon Smith has secured a new role on the Fleet editorial team commissioning both fiction and non-fiction. She will continue to also commission non-fiction for Sphere,... Read more
Siôn Hamilton, trading director at Foyles, has left the company after 15 years in order to address his "work-life balance".
Joel Rickett, publisher for Viking, Portfolio and Penguin Life, is taking up a new role at Penguin Random House as deputy publisher at Ebury.... Read more
Hachette UK is partnering with The Book Trade Charity (BTBS) to offer subsidised accommodation in London to people starting out on careers in publishing. ... Read more
Lucy Menendez, W H Smith business unit director for books, is standing down after 18 months in the role.
Issue No 5755
Friday, May 19 2017
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