BookEnds Jr. has two promotions. Tracy Marchini has been promoted to senior literary agent, from literary agent. Emily Forney has been promoted to literary agent, from associate agent.
Random House Children's Books has a promotion and a new hire. Kristopher Kam has been promoted to publicity manager, from senior publicist. Brennam Bond has joined as a production assistant.
At Candlewick, Dana Eger has been promoted to school and library marketing associate, from school and library marketing coordinator.
At Emerald City Literary Agency, D. Ann Williams has been promoted to associate agent, from intern.
Jenny Lopez has joined Sourcebooks Jabberwocky and Fire as editorial assistant.
Scholastic Trade has two new hires. Anika Ventura has joined Klutz as assistant editor; she was previously a freelance editor. Laura Demoreuille has joined as editorial director, 0-8 series and brands, and Scholastic Early Learners; she was previously editorial director of Early Childhood, Scholastic Book Clubs.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers has two new hires. Jean Li Spencer has joined as editorial assistant; she previously interned at Random House Children's Books, Ayesha Pande Literary Management, and Metamorphosis Literary Agency. Milena Blue Spruce has joined as editorial assistant; she previously interned at Bloomsbury Children's Books, Fiction magazine and the Theatre Times.
Lee & Low Books has two new hires. Jennifer Khawam has joined as marketing and publicity assistant. Stephanie Frescas Macías has joined as editorial assistant; she was previously editorial and marketing assistant at Cinco Puntos Press.
Erinn Pascal is joining Andrews McMeel as senior editor, children's books; she was most recently licensing and brands editor at Scholastic.
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers has two new hires. Dana Chidiac has joined as senior editor; previously she was an editor at Dial. Jess Harold has joined as editor; previously she was associate editor at Scholastic.
Deena Fleming has joined Abrams Children's Books as associate art director of Amulet Books; previously she was associate art director at Scholastic Book Fairs.
Random House Children's Books has one new hire and two promotions. Madison Furr has joined as publicist; she was previously associate publicist at Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. Kristina Forest has been promoted to associate manager in subsidiary rights, from assistant manager. Dakota Reed has been promoted to assistant manager in subsidiary rights, from coordinator.
Penguin Young Readers has two promotions. Lindsay Armor has been promoted to subsidiary rights coordinator, from subsidiary rights assistant. Chelsea Villareal has been promoted to brand manager, from associate brand marketing manager.
Sasha Henriques has joined Callisto Media as editor; previously she was associate editor at Random House Books for Young Readers.
Asia Harden has joined FSG Books for Young Readers as editorial assistant.
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers has three promotions. Kathleen Merz has been promoted to editorial director, from acquisitions and managing editor. Holly Hoover has been promoted to art director, from design and production manager. Courtney Zonnefeld has been promoted to assistant editor, from editorial assistant.
Talia Behrend-Wilcox has been promoted to senior manager, subsidiary rights at Abrams. She was previously subsidiary rights manager.
At Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Catherine Laudone is joining Paula Wiseman Books as editor; most recently she was associate editor with the Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers imprint.
Claire Rivkin has joined Random House Children's Books as subsidiary rights coordinator; she was previously a rights and cross-channel assistant at Scholastic.
Paktra Lynch has joined Candlewick as educational marketing and consumer outreach assistant.