Today's Business of Writing has news about those playing musical chairs in publishing. If you've been in this business longer than a nano second, you know that editors, agents, and other professionals move around. Sometimes a lot. Good reason to heed the advice to never burn bridges.
The music is stopping. Everybody find a seat!
At Avon Books, the marvelous Erika Tsang has been promoted to Executive Editor.
At HarperCollins, Gillian Blake will come aboard March 31, 2008, as Executive Editor.
At the Ingram Book Group, Spring Arbor Distributors Incorporated has a new Director of Sales, Christopher T. Smith.
At Penguin Group last week, Celebra, a new imprint created to publish books about noteworthy Hispanic personalities, has selected Raymond Garcia as Publisher. Celebra will translate a third of their titles into Spanish.
At Virgin Books USA, Publisher Ken Siman is stepping down but will continue on as a consultant.