Personnel Changes at Avid Bookshop

At Avid Bookshop, Athens, Ga.:

Managers have been hired for both stores: Caleb Huett is the Five Points shop manager and Elizabeth Willis is the Prince Avenue shop manager.

Hannah DeCamp has been promoted to the new position of children's book manager. She'll continue to handle school orders, school book fairs and school author visits but will also begin buying for the kids' sections in both shops.

Rachel Watkins has been promoted to the new position of communications manager. She was formerly events director.

Rachel Kaplan has been promoted to events director. She was formerly events assistant.

Kerri McNair is now a part-time events assistant in addition to working regular bookselling shifts.

Tyler Goodson, formerly general manager of Avid Bookshop, is now an inventory manager, focusing on buying adult frontlist and backlist for both shops.

Will Walton has also become an inventory manager, helping with ordering, being the point person for publisher returns, and continuing to stock the poetry and small press sections.

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