People in Publishing

Director Meg Davis is leaving MBA to start up a new, as yet un-named, literary agency. MBA m.d. Diana Tyler said: "Meg and I have worked together for over 25 very productive years and we have seen many changes in our industry. We wish her every success in her new venture."

Davis said: "MBA has been a wonderful place to work, and I will miss Diana and all my colleagues there. I'm ready for a new challenge and am looking forward to the future at the new agency."

Davis can be contacted at

Cristina Gilbert will join Bloomsbury next week as executive director of US marketing, managing all US marketing teams, including children's, adult and academic marketing. She was at Harper Children's for eight years, most recently as senior director of marketing.

Delia Berrigan Fakis has been promoted to executive literary agent at DSM Agency and will be representing projects in the areas narrative nonfiction, memoir, business, self-help, current events, inspiration, and literary fiction in addition to continuing to handle the sale of translation, audio and film rights for the agency.

At Little, Brown, Michelle Aielli is moving up to director of publicity, and Sabrina Callahan has been promoted to assistant director of publicity, James Patterson. Both will continue to report to Nicole Dewey.