Sarah’s Updates from the Publishing World

Alfred A.Knopf Books for Young Reader’sNancy Siscoe is now senior executive editor. Erin Clarke takes on the role of executive editor, and Katherine Harrison climbs to assistant


The American Library Association announces creation of the Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award, added to their other signature Youth Media Awards such as the Caldecott and Newbery medals. This change has created speculation as to whether this will be the prize for gay and lesbian books for children.

Publishers Lunch Deluxe noted the promotion of Kristin Daly Rens to senior editor at Balzer &

Thanks, Sarah, for these updates!

About ediehemingway

I am an author of children's middle grade novels and the Regional Advisor for the MD/DE/WV SCBWI chapter.
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2 Responses to Sarah’s Updates from the Publishing World

  1. ginny Vroblesky says:

    Are they any awards or incentives for great non fiction writing for children?

    • ediehemingway says:

      Yes, there are some nonfiction awards. The Sibert is a major one. Go to the site and look up the list of awards.

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