The fun illustration below was illustrated by Nancy Armo. Nancy was featured on Illustrator Saturday https://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/illustrator-saturday-nancy-armo/
At the Erin Murphy Literary Agency, Tricia Lawrence has been promoted to agent.
In the UK, Helen Thomas will join Orion Children’s in July as editorial director, reporting to Fiona Kennedy. Thomas has spent the past five years at Scholastic UK.
Sarah Odedina has joined Oneworld as children’s publisher. Previously she was managing director at Hot Key Books.
At Chronicle Books, Ariel Richardson has been promoted to associate editor, children’s.
Monica Odom has joined Bradford Literary Agency as a literary agent, focusing on pop culture, illustrated/graphic design, food and cooking, humor, history, and social issues, as well as select literary ad upmarket commercial fiction. She was previously an associate agent and manager at Liza Dawson Associates.
Amanda Rutter is joining Red Sofa Literary as an associate literary agent. Previously she was an editor at Angry Robot’s defunct YA imprint Strange Chemistry.