John Williams, the editor of The Second Pass book review site, has been hired as a web producer at The New York Times books section.
This morning, he tweeted the news: “couldn’t be more thrilled to be the new web producer for the books section of the New York Times.”
Here’s more about the new producer: “Williams, lives in Brooklyn, NY. From 2001-2007, he worked in the editorial department at HarperCollins. Before that, he spent time as a journalist in Texas and an editorial intern at Harper’s Magazine. His work has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, Slate, McSweeney’s, Stop Smiling, the Barnes & Noble Review, the Austin American-Statesman, the Dallas Morning News, and other publications.” (Via Sarah Weinman)