Anamika Bhatnagar has been promoted to publishing director, Scholastic Press. She was previously executive editor. Megan Bender has joined the company as editorial assistant, and Elizabeth Tiffany has joined the production department as assistant production editor, digital.

Patrick Thomas has been named managing director at Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis. Previously an editor & program manager there, Thomas joined Milkweed in 2003 as an intern.