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January 2017

Algonquin Books for Young Readers

Jackie Burke moves up to publicity manager for both the adult and young readers imprints.

Disney Publishing Worldwide

Hannah Allaman moves up to assistant editor at Disney-Hyperion.

Rotem Moscovich has been promoted to executive editor at Disney-Hyperion.

Laura Schreiber has been named senior editor at Disney-Hyperion.

HarperCollins Children’s Books

Stephanie Stein has been promoted to editor.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Catherine Onder will join the team as senior v-p and publisher, beginning February 6. She was most recently editorial director at Bloomsbury Children’s Books.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Jessica Anderson moves up to assistant editor at Christy Ottaviano Books.

Christine Barcellona has been promoted to editor at Square Fish Paperbacks.

Jessica Brigman joins the company as national account manager for children’s sales.

Molly Brouillette Ellis moves up to director of publicity.

Claire Dorsett has been promoted to assistant editor at Roaring Brook Press.

Rachel Murray moves up to assistant editor at Holt.

Penguin Young Readers Group

Carmela Iaria has been promoted to v-p and director of school and library marketing.

Tiffany Liao has been named editor at Razorbill.

Lily Malcom
 moves up to v-p and executive art director at Dial Books for Young Readers.

Anu Ohioma joins Grosset & Dunlap as editorial assistant.

Debra Polansky has been named v-p and director of sales. She was previously publishing director at Studio Fun International.

Stephanie Sabol has been promoted to executive director of business development and brand management.

Marikka Tamura moves up to art director.

Namrata Tripathi has been named associate publisher and editorial director at Dial Books for Young Readers.

Cecilia Yung has been promoted to v-p and executive art director.

Publishers Weekly

Emma Kantor will join the team as associate children’s book editor on February 1. She was formerly publicity and digital content manager at the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader.

Random House Children’s Books

Kristina Forest joins the team as subsidiary rights coordinator. She was formerly subsidiary rights assistant at Simon & Schuster Children’s.

Alexandra Hightower joins Delacorte Press as editorial assistant.

Kelsey Horton is now associate editor at Delacorte Press. She was formerly at Katherine Tegen.

Christina Jeffries
 moves up to v-p and director of national accounts for mass merchandise sales.

Emily Petrick
has been brought on as educational marketing associate. She was most recently an advertising and promotion coordinator at Macmillan Children’s.


Isa Caban joins the team as associate marketing manager. She was most recently at Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

Lauren Donovan has been named director of publicity, effective January 23. She was formerly assistant director of publicity at Penguin Young Readers.

Julia Sabbagh takes on the role of creative director. She was formerly at Studio Fun.

Genus Tsui is now associate director of product planning. He was previously at Studio Fun.

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