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Mary Ann Naples Named Rodale Books Publisher

Mary Ann Naples will be the next publisher of Rodale Books, starting in her new post on March 4, 2013. Previously, Naples served as chief of business development for Zola Books.

Here’s more about the post: “As VP/Publisher of the Books Group, Naples will oversee North American trade and direct book publishing operations, including editorial, marketing, and distribution channels.”

It has been a week filled with publishing job moves…

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Revolving Door News at Penguin Books for Young Readers & Zola Books

A number of publishing industry veterans made new career moves this week.

Kenneth Wright will join Penguin Books for Young Readers as vice president and publisher of Viking Children’s Books. Prior to this move, Wright worked as a literary agent at Writers House. Some of the writers and illustrators he has worked with include Caldecott Medalist Allen Say, Where Things Come Back author John Corey Whaley and Charles and Emma YA novelist Deborah Heiligman.

Regina Hayes will step down as president and publisher of the imprint, becoming editor-at-large. Hayes has been in children’s publishing for 30 years. She has worked with New York Times bestselling author Sarah Dessen, Speak author Laurie Halse Anderson and Max & Ruby series creator Rosemary Wells.

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