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July 2016

Harlequin Teen

Michael Strother has joined the company as editor. He was most recently editor at Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Tara Shanahan joins the house as senior publicity manager. She was formerly at Penguin Young Readers.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Jackie Engel has been named v-p and associate publisher, effective August 1. She was previously v-p and group sales director at Penguin Young Readers.

Elizabeth Rosenbaum joins the company as marketing assistant.

Random House Children’s Books

Rachel Poloski joins the team as editor. She was formerly at Disney.

Grace Weatherall has come on board as subsidiary rights assistant.


Phil Falco moves up to executive art director.

Rachel Feld joins the company as marketing director. She was most recently at Random House.

Lauren Festa has been named marketing manager, teen.

Stephen Mei has joined the house as associate project manager, multiplatform publishing. He was previously associate producer at THIS IS POP.

Beth Noble moves up to senior marketing manager, teen.

Maeve Norton takes on the role of designer. She was most recently a freelance designer.

Jennifer Powell joins the company as director of rights & co-editions. She was previously vice-president of sales, North American for Igloo Books, part of the Bonnier Corporation.

Brooke Shearouse moves up to associate publicist.

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