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September 2016

Abrams Books for Young Readings

Amy Vreeland joins the company as senior managing editor, children’s division. She was formerly at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

HarperCollins Children’s Books

Lindsey Karl moves up to assistant manager, conferences and conventions.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Tara Sonin joins the company as digital marketing & publicity specialist. She was previously marketing manager at Paper Lantern Lit.

Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers

Janelle DeLuise will join the company as rights director on September 19. She was previously associate director of international rights at Scholastic.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Calista Brill moves up to executive editor at First Second Books.

Kristin Dulaney joins the company as executive director of subsidiary rights. She was previously director of subsidiary rights at Little, Brown Children’s.

Mark Siegel has been named editorial and creative director at First Second Books.

Random House Children’s Books

Bob Bianchini joins the house as designer.

Erin Clarke moves up to senior executive editor at Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Julianne Conlon joins the digital marketing team as associate manager. She was previously social media specialist at

Emily Easton has been promoted to vp, publisher at Crown Books for Young Readers. 

Samantha Gentry moves up to assistant editor at Crown Books for Young Readers.

Katherine Harrison is being promoted to editor at Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Mallory Matney moves up to assistant manager of marketing operations.

Megan Williams has been promoted to assistant managing editor.

Simon & Schuster Children’s

Sarah Creech joins Simon Pulse as senior designer. She was formerly designer at HarperCollins.

KeriLee Horan moves up to marketing manager.

Kerry Johnson joins the house as production editor.

Chelsea Morgan has signed on as production editor. She was previously assistant production manager at Macmillan.

Jessica Smith joins Simon Pulse as editorial assistant.

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