Fri, 08/03/2013 - 12:34
Julia Churchill is to join A M Heath on April 15th, moving from the Greenhouse Literary Agency.
A M Heath said Churchill "brings with her an outstanding list of authors and a fast-growing reputation as one of the most dynamic children's agents in the business." The agency's m.d. Bill Hamilton said A M...
Thu, 02/08/2012 - 08:10
Head of property Andrew Milner-Walker has left Waterstones after 10 years "to pursue other opportunities", managing director James Daunt announced to staff yesterday (1st August).
Daunt said: "Andrew’s departure takes place immediately and I would like to take this opportunity to thank him for the support he has...
Thu, 08/03/2012 - 07:55
Simon & Schuster has appointed Lara Hancock as editorial director for children's picture books and novelty, to join in early May.
Hancock moves from Egmont UK, where she is currently publishing director for picturebooks and gift.
Lara said of her move: "Illustration is an absolute passion of mine, so I’m...
Tue, 22/11/2011 - 09:15
Jonathan Bunting has been appointed as managing director of the parent company of Bertrams book wholesaler, Smith News.
Bunting is currently chief commercial officer at Smiths News, and will begin his tenure as m.d from 1st May 2012. He will also have executive accountability for the group’s media and marketing businesses....
Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:15
Zadie Smith's literary agent Georgia Garrett has left A P Watt for Rogers, Coleridge & White on the eve of Frankfurt Book Fair.
Georgia Garrett joined A P Watt in September 2000 and was deputy managing director. Before that she ran Andrew Wylie's London office, having been editorial director at Picador.
Wed, 25/06/2008 - 07:47
English Heritage has appointed John Hudson as head of publishing, with the brief of focusing on subjects central to English Heritage's principal areas of responsibility for future titles. Those include archaeology, architecture and the built environment, and the photographic archive of the National Monuments Record Centre.