Alfred A.Knopf Books for Young Reader’s, Nancy Siscoe is now senior executive editor. Erin Clarke takes on the role of executive editor, and Katherine Harrison climbs to assistant editor.www.randomhouse.com/kids
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 & Bray. www.harperchildrens.com
Thanks, Sarah, for these updates!