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March 2016


Andrew Smith joins the company as senior v-p, publisher, children’s books. He was previously senior v-p, deputy publisher at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Susan Van Metre takes on the role of v-p, editor in chief, children’s books, and editorial director for Amulet.

Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Courtney Griffin has been promoted to senior publicist.


Cynthia Ritter joins the company as marketing, publicity & promotions assistant. She was previously production editor at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group.

Mary Ann Sabia moves up to publisher.

Yolanda Scott has been promoted to associate publisher.

HarperCollins Children’s Books

Rosemary Brosnan has been promoted to v-p, editorial director.

Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers

Marisa Finkelstein has been promoted to associate production editor.

Deirdre Jones moves up to editor.

Svetlana Keselman is being promoted to subsidiary rights manager

Jane Lee takes on the role of manager, digital marketing and social media.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Rhoda Belleza joins the company as as editor at Imprint. She was previously editor at Paper Lantern Lit.

Penguin Young Readers Group

Sharyn November, formerly senior editor of Viking Children’s Books, has left the company following a reorganization. She can be reached at sharyn[@]

Random House Children’s Books

Beverly Horowitz is named senior v-p at Delacorte Press.

Sam Im has been promoted to director, digital strategy & business development.

Diane Landolf has been promoted to senior editor at Random House Books for Young Readers and Golden Books.

Mallory Loehr moves up to senior v-p, publisher, Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers.

Mariana Ramos joins the company as associate manager of subsidiary rights.


Anna Bloom has been promoted to editor.

Doan Buu joins the art department as designer, Cartwheel Books and Orchard Books. He was formerly a set graphic designer at the Rachel Ray Show.

Zack Clark has been named editor.

Lizzy Doyle joins the company as associate art director at Klutz. She was previously at Parragon.

Kait Feldmann moves up to assistant editor.

Keith Fretz takes on the role of product manager, multiplatform publishing.

Antonio Gonzalez has been promoted to senior marketing manager, brand marketing.

Emily Heddleson has been named senior marketing Manager, educational and library marketing.

Savannah Kuper is being promoted to associate editor.

John Pels has been promoted to associate editor, digital publishing and audio.

Becky Shapiro takes on the role of editor.

Brooke Shearouse is being promoted to publicity coordinator.

Elizabeth Tiffany moves up to production editor.

Catherine Weening joins the company as production editor.

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