CBC Fight Against Book Bans Committee
CBC committee that supports the fight against censorship.
This new CBC committee will support, network, mentor, and provide resources to anyone interested or involved in the fight against censorship.
2023 Fight Against Book Bans Committee Members
Carmela Iaria, Vice President, School and Library Marketing and Creative Services Director at Penguin Random House
Phoebe Kosman, Director of Marketing, Publicity, and Key Partnerships at Candlewick Press
Michelle Fadlalla Leo, Vice President, Director of Education & Library Marketing at Simon & Schuster
Alexis Lunsford, Director of Sales at Little Bee Books
Lisa Moraleda, Executive Director of Publicity at Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
Shanta Newlin, Senior Vice President, Executive Director of Publicity and Corporate Communications at Penguin Young Readers
Andrew Smith, Senior Vice President and Publisher at ABRAMS
Victoria Stapleton, Executive Director, School & Library Marketing at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Rich Thomas, Publishing Director at HarperCollins Children’s Books
Jena Groshek (CBC Liaison), Marketing Manager, Children’s Book Council
Carl Lennertz (CBC Liaison), Executive Director, Children’s Book Council
Only employees of member publishers are invited to serve on the CBC’s vibrant committees. Are you a CBC member interested in joining a committee? Email Shaina.Birkhead@cbcbooks.org.