At Chronicle, Eva Zimmerman has been promoted to senior publicist for children's books, from publicist.
Abrams has four promotions in its children's department. Emily Daluga has been promoted to associate editor, from assistant editor. Jessica Gotz has been promoted to assistant editor, from editorial assistant. Sara Sproull has been promoted to assistant editor, from editorial assistant. Jade Rector has been promoted to junior designer, from design assistant.
At Candlewick Press, Cassandra Martinez has been promoted to commercial operations coordinator, from commercial operations assistant. Johanna Schutter has been promoted to national accounts manager, from associate account manager.
At Emerald City Literary Agency, senior agent Linda Epstein is adding the role of dramatic rights manager. Caitlin White has been promoted to assistant agent, from agency assistant.
Diane Mangan has been named children's marketing director at Andrews McMeel; she was formerly director of product management at Follett.
Susan Dobinick has joined Boyds Mills & Kane as senior editor; she was formerly senior editor at Bloomsbury Children's Books.
At First Second, Sunny Lee has been promoted to senior designer, from designer. Molly Johanson has been promoted to designer, from junior designer.
Octavia Saenz has joined mineditionUS as assistant editor; previously she was an editorial intern at Celadon Books and Azantian Literary Agency.
Rebecca Kuss has joined Disney/Rick Riordan Presents as senior editor; previously she was an editor at Inkyard Press.
Danny Diaz has joined Random House Graphic as an editorial assistant; previously she was an editorial assistant at Disney Hyperion.
Elroy McEdriss is joining Candlewick as staff accountant.
Tracey Keevan has been named editorial director of children’s publishing at Sterling Publishing; most recently she was executive editor at Disney-Hyperion, and before that was executive editor of Nick Jr. magazine.
Natascha Morris has been promoted to senior literary agent and director of the children's department at the Tobias Literary Agency, from literary agent.
Alexa Carter has joined Little Bee Books as editorial assistant.
Chronicle Books has several promotions. Anna-Lisa Sandstrum has been promoted to associate director of sales and marketing, school and library, from senior sales manager. Carrie Gao has been promoted to marketing coordinator, school and library, from marketing assistant, special projects. Feather Flores has been promoted to assistant editor, children’s, from editorial assistant. Samantha Chamber has been promoted to publicity and social media coordinator, children’s, from marketing and publicity assistant.
Andrea Miller has joined Abrams Children’s Books as senior designer; she was previously senior designer at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Daniel Ehrenhaft is joining Blackstone Publishing as senior acquisitions editor. Most recently he was editorial director at Soho Teen.
Random House Children’s Books has two promotions. Kathy Dunn has been promoted to director, publicity, from executive publicist. Lili Feinberg has been promoted to senior publicist, from publicist.
Vicki Lame has been promoted to executive editor at St. Martin's, including Wednesday Books; previously she was senior editor.
HMH Books for Young Readers has several new hires and promotions. Samira Iravani has joined as associate art director; previously she was senior designer at Penguin Young Readers. Bones Leopard has joined as senior designer; previously they were design coordinator at Disney. Margaret Raymo has been promoted to v-p, senior editorial director, from senior editorial director. Lily Kessinger has been promoted to editor, from associate editor. Mary Magrisso has been promoted to managing editor, overseeing all BFYR imprints, from managing editor, editorial operations. Helen Seachrist has been promoted to senior production editor, from production editor. Melissa Cicchitelli has been promoted to manager of production for Etch and BFYR special sales, from lead production coordinator. Emma Grant has been promoted to production coordinator, from production associate. Harriet Low has been promoted to associate editor, from editorial associate. Elizabeth Agyemang has been promoted to associate editor, from editorial associate. Eleanor Hinkle has been promoted to editorial associate, from editorial assistant. Lauren Wengrovitz has been promoted to marketing associate, from marketing assistant.
Kim Lauber has been promoted to executive director, children's marketing at Abrams, from senior director.
At HarperCollins Children's Books, Jessie Gang has been promoted to design manager, from senior designer. And Cecilia Payseur has been promoted to senior designer, from designer.
Angelica Busanet has joined Abrams Children's Books as editorial assistant; she was previously an intern at First Second.