Friday, 9 September 2011

People in Publishing

Bloomsbury USA chief operating officer Peter DeGiglio is leaving the company after six years in that position. The position will be filled by Robert Marsh, formerly cfo of Continuum, which Bloomsbury recently acquired.

Laura Tisdel will join Reagan Arthur Books/Little, Brown as an Editor, effective mid-October. She was previously an Associate Editor at Viking.

Grove Atlantic has hired Judy Hottensen, who will rejoin the company as associate publisher, beginning September 6. She spent the past six years at Weinstein Books, most recently as publisher, but was at Grove/Atlantic from 1992 through 2005.

Elisabeth Schmitz has been promoted to VP, editorial director, and she and publicity director Deb Seager will both serve on Grove/Atlantic's executive management committee, along with Hottensen. In addition, Stephanie Giraldi has been hired as senior publicist. Previously she was a publicist with The Penguin Press.

Jessica Tribble has been promoted to publisher of Poisoned Pen Press. Tribble has been with the company since 2004 and replaces Robert Rosenwald, who will continue as president, while Barbara Peters will remain editor-in-chief.

At Red Sofa Literary, Jennie Goloboy has been promoted to associate literary agent. She will represent paranormal and science fiction/fantasy, children's middle grade, young adult and some nonfiction (history and biography).

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