Here are some tidbits from the publishing world:
Ruth Pomerance has joined Folio Literary Management as literary and dramatic rights agent. She will build her own client list while adding to Folio's presence in the feature film, television, theater, and gaming industries.
A poll conducted for USA Today and Bookish finds that 40% of adults — including 46% of those ages 18 to 39 — own an e-reader or a tablet. That's more than double the numbers less than two years ago.
At the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency, Ross Harris has been promoted to literary agent.
In the UK, the Blake Friedmann Literary Agency has hired David Newton as finance manager. He worked previously for Rogers, Coleridge & White and The Wylie Agency. Newton replaces, Adrian Clarke, who is leaving after nine years to pursue interests outside publishing.
Laetitia Rutherford has joined Watson, Little as an agent. Previously she was an agent at Mulcahy Associates