People in publishing

At Penguin Canada, Andrea Magyar will take on the new role of publishing director, business and lifestyle.
Tamara Crabtree joins Abingdon Press, the publishing imprint for The United Methodist Publishing House, as executive director, marketing.

Don D'Auria
joins Samhain Publishing as Executive Editor. He will oversee the company's new Horror line, which launches in October 2011. Previously D'Auria was executive editor for Leisure Books at Dorchester Publishing.

Julie Strauss-Gabel has been promoted to VP and publisher of Dutton Children's Books. The unit will publish 10 to 15 titles a year as "a boutique middle grade and young adult imprint with a focus on titles of exceptional literary quality and strong commercial appeal."  The move allows Lauri Hornik to return to a sole focus on Dial, where she remains publisher and president. Dial will expand from 50 titles a year to 75, "including a number of authors and illustrators who had previously been published under the Dutton imprint."

David Moldawer has joined McGraw-Hill Professional as a senior editor, acquiring broadly in the business category, barring personal finance and investing. Previously he was at Portfolio.