People in Publishing

Indigo has made some changes to its senior ranks, which will be effective April 1. Current company president Joel Silver has been appointed to Indigo's board of directors, and will lead Trilogy Growth, a partnership between Indigo and its majority shareholder Trilogy Retail Enterprises. The new president is Tedford Marlow, who was most recently global president for Urban Outfitters. In addition, Indigo svp finance Kay Brekken has been promoted to cfo, also effective April 1. She succeeds outgoing cfo and coo Jim McGill, who will continue in the latter position until July.

At Random House, Justine Trubey rejoins the company as svp Technology and Operations. Previously she was Senior Manager of Global Content Operations for Amazon's Kindle, and before that, Executive Director, Operations, RH Audio. In addition, Nihar Malaviya has been named vp Strategy, Analytics & Program Development.

Sue Grimshaw joins Ballantine Bantam Dell on March 28 in the newly created position of category specialist and editor-at-large, focusing on romance. Grimshaw, who spent 15 years at Borders, most recently as the company's romance, western, horror and large print buyer, will acquire selective romance titles for hardcover, paperback and original digital lists. She will continue to work from her home in Michigan.

Caroline Garner has joined Turner Publishing as director of publicity. Previously she was a senior publicist with The Penguin Press.

Chronicle Books has appointed Ginee Seo as director of children's publishing, effective May 12. Previously she was VP and editorial director of Atheneum, where she had her own imprint.
 
Dara La Porte is leaving Politics and Prose, where she has managed the children's and teen's department for the past 11, to co-direct Literacy and Prose, a non-profit that brings authors and illustrators to schools.

Aflame Books, which devoted itself to publishing fiction in translation announced on its website last week that it " has ceased trading and will no longer publish books," after five years in business. 

Hachette Livre has signed a deal with the Bibliothèque nationale de France to reprint and sell 15,000 out-of-copyright titles on-demand.

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