Release: Becky Saletan Joins Riverhead Imprint of Penguin as Editorial Director
A statement just went out from the Riverhead riv·er·head
The source of a river. imprint of Penguin Group USA that Becky Saletan is joining the team as as Editorial Director, a position from which she will acquire and edit "a broad range of narrative nonfiction non·fic·tion
1. Prose works other than fiction: I've read her novels but not her nonfiction.
2. The category of literature consisting of works of this kind. , in such areas as science, travel, natural history, current affairs current affairs npl → (noticias fpl de) actualidad f
current affairs current npl → (questions fpl d')actualité f
, the environment and food, as well as literary fiction."
Ms. Saletan, who resigned early last month from her position atop the troubled publishing company Houghton Mifflin Houghton Mifflin Company is a leading educational publisher in the United States. The company's headquarters is located in Boston's Back Bay. It publishes textbooks, instructional technology materials, assessments, reference works, and fiction and non-fiction for both young readers Harcourt, is quoted in the release as saying, "I feel lucky beyond measure to be joining Riverhead, an imprint whose books I have long admired and whose success I have long envied, and to be joining a company whose strength, forward-thinking, and commitment to the business of books are a model to the industry."
More on this later, hopefully.