Changes at Tor

Leading SF publisher Tor Books has announced significant changes to the publishing team. Fritz Foy, senior vice president of strategic technology at Macmillan and publisher of, has been named president and publisher at Tom Doherty Associates. Tom Doherty says:

Fritz has had an impressive career in publishing, first at Simon & Schuster, and for the last 21 years at Macmillan. He has had roles in sales, marketing, operations, technology, workflow, production, and analytics. He brings with him a passion for books and publishing. For the last decade he has been actively engaged with me at Tor Books.

Fritz will be reporting to me as I move into the role of Chairman and as he begins to lead Tom Doherty Associates into the future. Fritz will continue to divide his time between Santa Monica and New York City.

Additionally, Devi Pillai, formerly associate publisher, has been named vice president and publisher of Tor Books, effective immediately. Associate publisher Patrick Nielsen Hayden is now also vice president and editor-in-chief of Tor Books. Kathleen Doherty has been named vice president of Tor Teen/Starscape. Irene Gallo, creative director of Tom Doherty Associates, will also be publisher of

For more information, see the announcement on

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