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Calvert Morgan Named Publisher of It Books

Cal Morgan has been named senior vice president and publisher of HarperCollins’ It Books imprint.

Morgan will also oversee the Harper Design imprint team and continue to serve as editorial director of the Harper Perennial original paperback program. He will report to Michael Morrison.

You can follow Morgan on Twitter. He began his career at Macmillan’s St. Martin’s Press. After joining HarperCollins in 1999, he worked at several imprints including ReganBooks, Harper and William Morrow. He has worked with Neil StraussLauren RednissJerry Lee Lewis, Kelly Oxford, Stanley Crouch, Arianna HuffingtonMichael Moore and Ralph Nader.

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Stephanie Meyers & Michael Signorelli Promoted at HarperCollins

HarperCollins’ has made two promotions in its editorial team at the Harper Perennial imprint.

Michael Signorelli has been named editor. He started off as a rotational intern and worked in marketing before joining editorial. Some of his authors include Dennis Cooper, Justin Taylor, and Hannah Nordhaus.

Stephanie Meyers has also been named editor. She has been with the company for five years  and we interviewed her last year. Her titles include The Official CIA Guide to Trickery and Deception, The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas, and Cruising Attitude.

Blake Butler to Host Marathon Readings of His Entire Novel

On four different nights, novelist Blake Butler will host a marathon reading of his new book, There Is No Year. Held in four different locations, a team of New York writers will help read the complete novel.

Click on the image embedded above for the dates and exact locations. Participants include: “Ben Greenman, Emma Straub, John Dermot Woods, Justin Taylor, Jo Weldon, Rachel Shukert, Melissa Broder, Jonny Diamond, Adam Robinson, Dorethea Lasky, Shya Scanlon, Lincoln Michel, Butler and his own editor [at] Harper Perennial, Cal Morgan.”

Butler edits the literary blog HTML Giant and two journals, Lamination Colony and No Colony. In 2009, he published a novella called Ever.