Amy Stapp is joining Wolfson Literary Agency as of November 1. She was previously an editor with Macmillan/Tor.
Jason Kirk has been promoted to executive editor at Amazon's 47North and Skyscape imprints.
Maria Mann has joined Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as publicity associate. She was previously at Page Street publishing.
At Chronicle Books, Julia Marvel has joined as designer, children's. Previously she was associate designer at Abrams Books. Patrick Rafanan has joined as marketing photographer and visual content coordinator. Previously he was an ecommerce photographer at Randa Accessories. Wendy Thorpe has been promoted to senior production manager.
Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards were presented in seven categories, with The Red Word By Sarah Henstra winning the fiction prize.
Goodreads opened voting for their tenth annual Choice Awards after celebrating the occasion -- and a number of their award-winning authors -- at an event in New York Monday night.
The UK announced nominations in 11 categories for their "National Book Awards," to be awarded on November 20.