Erica Finkel has been promoted to editor at Abrams Children’s Books; she was previously associate editor.
Macmillan Children’s Books
Julia Gardner has joined Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group as marketing manager; previously she was marketing and publicity manager at W.W. Norton.
Connie Hsu has been promoted to executive editor at Roaring Brook Press; she was previously senior editor.
Nicole Otto has been promoted to assistant editor at Imprint, part of the Macmillan Children’s Book Group; she was previously editorial assistant.
Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
Sandra Cohen, formerly senior publishing manager for Latin America at Hasbro, is joining Little, Brown Books for Young Readers as director of licensing and brand management.
Kheryn Callender is being promoted to associate editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
Anna Prendella, formerly editorial assistant at HarperCollins Children’s Books, has joined Little, Brown Books for Young Readers as assistant editor.
Penguin Young Readers
Elyse Marshall is being promoted to executive director of publicity at Penguin Young Readers.
Kaitlin Kneafsey has been promoted to associate publicist, from publicity assistant.
Katie Quinn has been promoted to associate publicist, from publicity assistant.
Liza Kaplan has been promoted to senior editor at Philomel Books; she was formerly editor.
Random House Children’s Books
Michael Caiati is joining Random House Children’s Books as designer for the trade marketing design team; previously he was a designer for Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation.
Cindy Johnson has been promoted to managing editor, licensed publishing at Random House/Golden Books, from associate managing editor at Random House Children’s Books.
Megan Williams has been promoted to associate managing editor, Crown Books for Young Readers and Reprints, from assistant managing editor at Random House Children’s Books.
Shay Brown has been promoted to production coordinator at Random House Children’s Books.
Alice Rahaeuser has been promoted to production supervisor at Random House Children’s Books.
Rachel Coun has been promoted to v-p, marketing and global franchise management, from executive director.
Megan Peace has been promoted to associate editor, from assistant editor.
Mara Lander has joined as senior marketing director, licensed publishing and brand management; she was previously executive director, licensing and brand management at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
Sarah Jacobson has joined as assistant production editor; she was most recently a freelancer at Scholastic.
Carolyn Bull has joined as designer, licensed publishing; she was previously junior designer at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books
Christina Solazzo has been promoted to managing editor at Little Simon and Simon Spotlight.