Thursday, January 26, 2017

Publishers Lunch

Today's Meal

At Rodale, Susan Turner has been promoted to senior manager of communications and Suzee Skwiot has been promoted to online editor for books and

At Penguin Press, Caitlin O'Shaughnessy has been promoted to assistant marketing director, and Grace Fisher has been promoted to marketing coordinator.

At Random House, Barbara Fillon has been promoted to vp, deputy director of media coaching and publicity reporting to Theresa Zoro. Emily Isayeff has been promoted to publicist, and Danielle Siess moves up to social media publicist.

Janea Brachfeld is being promoted to trade and special sales manager for Storey Publishing and Timber Press.

At Canada's Joe Books, Steffie Davis has been promoted to associate editor. Sarah Salomon joins as production manager from House of Anansi Press, where she was print production manager. Finally, Nicole Dalcin Lermen has been named associate designer. Previously she was an art assistant at Zeppelin Films in Brazil.

Penguin Random House Publisher Services will take over sales and distribution for No Starch Press, a San Francisco-based publisher of "geek entertainment," as of August. The publisher has been distributed by O'Reilly Media.
The March Indie Next list makes Mohsin Hamid's new novel their No. 1 pick. The list also includes the much-anticipated new novel from Christina Baker Kline, which you can start reading right now in our February Buzz Books Monthly (along with excerpts from Elan Mastai's debut All Our Wrong Todays, Pam Jenoff's The Orphan's Tale, and more.) Download it now for free at Amazon, iBooks and Google Play, and share it with your reader communities to help build buzz for all of publishing in February. And enjoy the book-discovery experience of the upcoming Winter Institute without ever leaving your chair with our just-released big Spring/Summer 2017 Buzz Books for adult and YA titles. The consumer edition is featured on the iBooks home screen right now (and the trade editions are featured on NetGalley's home page).

Between the two collections we're featuring excerpts from 15 authors appearing at WI in Minneapolis. Plus you can look at our complete preview of the upcoming season listing hundreds of forthcoming titles of note. (For a different lens on tracking upcoming titles, remember that we post monthly lists for PM members; look here for titles due week-by-week in April, March and February.)

The full March Indie Next list:

Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid
The Stranger in the Woods, by Michael Finkel
A Piece of the World, by Christina Baker Kline
Celine, by Peter Heller
Edgar and Lucy, by Victor Lodato
One of the Boys, by Daniel Magariel
Rabbit Cake, by Annie Hartnett
Abandon Me, by Melissa Febos
The Hearts of Men, by Nickolas Butler
Close Enough to Touch, by Colleen Oakley
The Fall of Lisa Bellow, by Susan Perabo
Eggshells, by Caitriona Lally
Never Let You Go, by Chevy Stevens
Setting Free the Kites, by Alex George
All Grown Up, by Jami Attenberg
Ill Will, by Dan Chaon
The Wanderers, by Meg Howrey
White Tears, by Hari Kunzru
The Mother's Promise, by Sally Hepworth
Whereas: Poems, by Layli Long Soldier 

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