Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Publishers Lunch

Today's Meal

Alysia Shewchuk has been promoted to senior designer at House of Anansi Press.

Caroline Hayes has left Barnes & Noble, where she was most recently manager, cataloging and metadata. She may be reached at

Sarah Crichton will leave her position as publisher of Sarah Crichton Books at FSG at the end of this year. She established the imprint there in 2004.

Correcting last week's item, executive editor Carole DeSanti "has decided to depart from Viking," but is not retiring. Former editor turned author George Hodgman paid tribute to DeSanti in this Facebook post, joined by many others in publishing.

For those attending Book Expo, don't forget to check out our simple schedule that puts all of the main events, education sessions, and stage appearances in one place. Just visit to view our consolidated spreadsheet.

The Golden Booker Prize announced its shortlist, celebrating one Booker winner from each decade, with the winner to be announced on July 8:

In a Free State, by V.S. Naipaul (1971)
Moon Tiger, by Penelope Lively (1987)
The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje (1992)
Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel (2009)
Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders (2017)

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