Ed Wood, editor of We Love This Book, is to join Sphere as senior editor for men's commercial fiction. Wood will take up his new post in October, reporting to associate publisher Catherine Burke.
Also joining Sphere and reporting to Burke is Lucy Icke, moving from the Piatkus imprint to become commissioning editor for general fiction.
Bookseller Group m.d. Nigel Roby said: "I asked Ed to take our original idea for We Love This Book and bring it to life. He did better than that. He turned it into the UK’s brightest and best books magazine. He leaves with our very best wishes and thanks."
We Love This Book editor moves to Sphere: