Posted by: Kathy Temean | October 15, 2017

Book Winners – Kudo’s & Industry Changes

Darla (Don’t know last name) has won

The Clueless Girl’s Guide To Being A Genius by Janice Repka

Rita Goldner has won Marielle in Paris by Maxine Rose Schur –

Illustrated by Jeanne de Sainte Marie

Please send me your addresses.

Annie Silvestro’s BUNNY’S BOOK CLUB GOES TO SCHOOL, with illustrations by Tatjana Mai-Wyss, the sequel to BUNNY’S BOOK CLUB, in which Bunny and his book-loving forest friends head to school to help a new friend settle in on her first day, to Frances Gilbert at Doubleday Children’s, for publication in Summer 2019, by Liza Voges at Eden Street for the author.

Amalia Hoffman has signed a two book deal with Schiffer Publishing, for two board books, sold by agent Anna Olaswanger scheduled for publication in Fall/Winter, 2018.

Amalia Hoffman has also won the PJ Library’s Author Incentive Award for my upcoming book, Dreidel Day Can.

At Simon & Schuster, Stuart Roberts has been promoted to associate editor and Zachary Knoll has been promoted to assistant editor.

Lara Jones has been promoted to assistant editor at Emily Bestler Books.

At Simon & Schuster, Julianna Haubner has been promoted to associate editor.

At Orbit, Brit Hvide has been promoted to senior editor and Nivia Evans has been promoted to associate editor.

Michelle Campbell joins Little, Brown Children’s as senior manager of school and library marketing. She was most recently manager of library and educational marketing for Scholastic.

Margo Lipschultz will join G.P. Putnam’s Sons as executive editor on October 23. Most recently she was senior editor for Harlequin.

At Touchstone, Matthew Benjamin has been promoted to executive editor and Lara Blackman has been promoted to assistant editor.

Chris Russell has left Viking to join Axios as expert voices editor.

At Albert Whitman, Sue Tarsky has been promoted to publishing director

Molly O’Neill has joined Root Literary as agent, still based in New York. She was most recently an agent at Waxman Leavell Agency.

Margo Beth Fleming has joined Brockman, Inc. as a literary agent. She was senior editor at Stanford University Press, where she worked for the last 11 years.

Jordan Kost has joined Sourcebooks as creative director for children’s. Previously she was creative director for Albert Whitman.

Margo Beth Fleming has joined Brockman as literary agent. She was previously senior editor at Stanford University Press.

Heather Jackson, most recently at the David Black Literary Agency, has launched Heather Jackson Literary Agency, a full-service agency focused on commercial nonfiction and fiction.

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Congrats to all the winners and authors for their recent sales.


  2. WOW, SO many kudos to SO many people! Book winners, book contracts, EVERYthing! 😀


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