Europa Editions has launched Tonga Books, a new imprint focusing on dark, literary titles that will be acquired and curated by Lovely Bones author Alice Sebold. Its first title, scheduled for a Fall 2011 release, is You Deserve Nothing by Iowa Writers Workshop student Alexander Miksik.
In the UK Hodder & Stoughton has launched a new fiction imprint, Mulholland Books, focusing on suspense fiction and will publish in partnership with the imprint of the same name at Little, Brown US.
Mulholland Books will be headed up by Anne Clarke as editor, with Nick Sayers as publisher, Katie Hall as digital marketing executive, and Kerry Hood as publicity director. The imprint will publish titles in the suspense fiction genre including crime novels, thrillers, police procedurals, spy stories and supernatural suspense and will launch simultaneously in the UK and the US next spring.
Nicole Rudick has been named managing editor of The Paris Review. Previously she was managing editor for Bookforum.