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Emily Cook Joins Granta as Advertising Director

1236259920394.jpgThe literary journal Granta has hired Emily Cook as US Advertising Director, bringing one of Publishers Weekly‘s featured “50 Under 40″ publishing leaders to the publication.

Previously, Cook worked as marketing director at Milkweed Editions, program director for the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair, and a book club advocate for the NEA’s “Big Read” program.

Here’s Cook’s statement, from the release: “I am thrilled to be joining Granta at such an exciting time, especially since I have been a fan and a subscriber for a number of years. 2009 marks Granta’s 30th anniversary, and with the recent addition of John Freeman at the helm of the American Editor’s desk the energy is palpable.”

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