People in publishing

Square Peg editorial director Rosemary Davidson has been promoted to publishing director.Davidson joined Random House in 2007 from Bloomsbury and set up Square Peg in 2008, concentrating on eclectic and commercial non-fiction in humour, cookery and parenting.

Kelli Martin has joined Amazon Publishing in Seattle as senior acquisitions editor at Montlake Romance. Most recently, she was a senior editor at Harlequin, and has also held editorial positions at HarperCollins and Disney-Hyperion.

Penguin Group publishing coordinator Matthew Boyd has been promoted to publishing manager and manager of special marketing initiatives. He "will continue to look for innovative ways to promote Penguin’s books, processes to better communicate information between imprints and departments, and partnerships to help Penguin Group reach new audiences."

Kate Gales has joined Simon & Schuster as a senior publicist. Previously she worked at Overlook Press.

Literary Platform founder and digital and communications consultant Sophie Rochester has joined Pan Macmillan in the UK to help devise and execute a content strategy for its suite of web sites, including PanMacmillan.com. She will stay with the company until early 2012.

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