Landis, Sun to HC Children's
Sarah Landis has been named senior editor at HarperCollins Children's Books. Landis was most recently an editor at Hyperion Books/Voice, where her authors included Lauren Goff (The Monsters of Templeton) and Cathy Marie Buchanan (The Day the Falls Stood Still). Before Hyperion, Landis was an editor at Putnam. At HC, Landis will be working mostly on teen fiction. Also at HarperCollins Children's Books, Caroline Sun was named publicity manager. Sun was most recently a senior publicist at Penguin Young Readers Group.
McLendon to Twelve
Brian McLendon has been named associate publisher of Twelve. McLendon, who will start at the Hachette imprint on March 7, is currently v-p and deputy director of publicity at Ballantine Bantam Dell, and an agent director of the Random House Speakers Bureau.
McLellan, Harriot to Folio
Sarah Sper McLellan has joined Folio Literary Management as an agent, focusing on Christian/inspirational, narrative nonfiction, memoir, and prescriptive nonfiction, with an emphasis on health, wellness, diet, relationships, and self-help. McLellan was most recently an editor at Center Street. Michael Harriot has also been named an agent at Folio; he was previously at Sanford Greenburger. Harriot will be focusing on "voice-driven" nonfiction, pop culture, and prescriptive nonfiction.