Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Publishers Lunch

Today's Meal

Radhika Jones, editorial director of the New York Times Book Review since late 2016, is expected to be named the next editor of Vanity Fair. She would succeed Graydon Carter who announced his retirement in September. Jones was deputy managing editor at Time Magazine before joining the NYT.

At Abrams, Maya Bradford has been promoted to senior publicist, adult trade; Michael Kaserkie, previously with Color-X, has joined as associate production manager; and Stephanie Lee has been promoted to senior digital publishing associate for Abrams Plus.

Holiday House Publishing announced that they will join the movement to downtown Manhattan in April 2018. The company has leased the third floor at 50 Broad Street.

In this week's NY Magazine Rebecca Traister
explores, "As stories about abuse, assault, and complicity come flooding out, how do we think about the culprits in our lives? Including, sometimes, ourselves." Along the way she turns the lens on a staff member at the magazine itself, resurfacing allegations from a number of years ago: "In late October, as I wrote columns and tweeted about this wave of stories, I discovered that a male colleague had been hired here at New York despite documented claims of sexual harassment in a prior job. I'm angry not just because New York saw fit to bring him on. It's also the impossibility of the situation now: Should the guy (who doesn't supervise anyone) be let go, even though no one at New York has complained about him? Mostly I'm mad that he was chosen, at all, over at least two talented women who also were in the running."

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