Cary Goldstein Joins Simon & Schuster as Executive Director of Publicity and Senior Editor

By Maryann Yin Comment

Cary Goldstein has been named the executive director of publicity and senior editor at the Simon & Schuster imprint.

Previously, Goldstein had served as publisher of Grand Central Publishing’s Twelve imprint. In his new post, he will manage the operations of the publicity department and oversee the acquisitions of fiction and nonfiction projects.

A number of other publishing houses also announced new hires and promotions this week…

Fiona Brown will join Little, Brown as a senior publicist. Throughout her career, she has worked at Penguin Group (USA)’s Riverhead imprint, Simon & Schuster’s Scribner imprint, and John Wiley & Sons.

Summer Smith jumps from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to Bloomsbury Adult Trade as associate director of publicity. Smith has worked on campaigns for authors Anita DesaiAmos Oz, and Steve Earle.

Rachel Meier has switched departments within the Crown Publishing Group. For the past two years, Meier worked as a marketing manager; she will now serve as a managing editor.

Two editors at HarperCollins’ Avon imprint have received promotions.

Erika Tsang moves up to editorial director. Some of the authors Tsang has worked with include Jeaniene FrostLynsay Sands, and Kerrelyn Sparks.

Amanda Bergeron has been promoted to editor, acquiring projects for the Avon Impulse publishing program, Avon, and William Morrow.