Linda Camacho has joined Gallt and Zacker Literary Agency as an agent. She has worked at Penguin Random House, Dorchester, Simon and Schuster, and Writers House, and most recently was an agent at Prospect Agency.
Caitlin Rubinstein has joined Workman as senior manager, children’s school and library sales and marketing; she was previously marketing manager at Little Bee Books.
Simon Schuster Children’s Publishing has four promotions. Katrina Groover has been promoted to senior production editor, from production editor, for SS Books for Young Readers and Paula Wiseman Books. Clare McGlade has been promoted to senior production editor, from production editor, for Atheneum and McElderry. Rebecca Vitkus has been promoted to associate production editor, from production editorial assistant, for Aladdin and Simon Pulse. Jenica Nasworthy has been promoted to managing editor, from associate managing editor, for SS Books for Young Readers and Paula Wiseman Books.
Faye Bi has joined Holiday House as publicity manager. Most recently she was senior publicist at Simon Schuster.
Kendra Levin has been promoted to associate editorial director at Viking Children’s Books, overseeing middle grade and YA; she was previously executive editor.
Simon Schuster Children’s Publishing has five promotions. Laura DiSiena has been promoted to art director for Aladdin, from associate art director. Keri Horan has been promoted to senior marketing manager, from marketing manager. Hannah Carroll has been promoted to designer for Simon Spotlight and Little Simon, from junior designer. Tatyana Rosalia has been promoted to production associate, from production assistant. Bernadette Flinn has been promoted to production associate from production assistant.
Stephanie Fryling has been promoted to v-p, merchandising, children’s books, at Barnes Noble. She was formerly v-p, merchandising, newsstand.
Molly Ker Hawn has been named director of the Bent Agency UK Ltd. She has been an agent with the Bent Agency for six years.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has one new hire and one promotion. Siena Koncsol is joining the company as publicity manager; she was previously publicity manager at Harlequin Teen. Elisabeth Ferrari has been promoted to associate publicist, from publicity assistant.
Jodie Cohen has been named director of marketing for Algonquin Young Readers in the New York office; most recently she was senior marketing manager at Listening Library.
Julie Temple Stan has joined Highlights in the new position of v-p, editorial director, Highlights Learning. She was most recently president of Bluum, and previously worked at Sesame Workshop and Grolier/Scholastic At-Home.
Andrew Eliopulos has been promoted to executive editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, from senior editor.
Elizabeth Law has been named editor at Holiday House, and will focus on backlist opportunities for the company. She was most recently v-p and publisher at Egmont USA.
Brigitte Waisberg is retiring from Annick Press after 12 years as marketing manager and 37 years in the publishing industry, as of December 31. Creative director Sheryl Shapiro will retire at the end of the year; she has been with Annick since 1991. Amanda Olson will join Annick as marketing manager effective January 2, 2018; she was most recently sales manager at HarperCollins. Claire Caldwell is joining the company as associate editor; she was previously assistant editor at Harlequin. Gayna Theophilus has been promoted to sales and rights director, from sales and rights manager. Brendan Ouellette has been promoted to digital project manager, from digital development and online marketing manager.
Evan Griffith has been promoted to editor at Workman Children’s; he was previously associate editor in Workman’s adult group.
Mekisha Telfer has been named associate editor at Roaring Brook Press; she was most recently associate editor at Glasstown Entertainment.