Reka Simonsen will be joining Atheneum Books for Young Readers as executive editor, effective March 10. She was recently executive editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt .

Margot Atwell has been named publishing project specialist at Kickstarter.

Bob Podrasky has joined Recorded Books as senior acquisitions editor. He was most recently head of U.S. publishing for AudioGO/Blackstone.

Carolyn O’Keefe has joined Henry Holt as associate director of publicity. She was formerly at Little, Brown.

At Charlesbridge, Karen Boss has been promoted to assistant editor. Kim Courchesne has been promoted to director, retail and international markets. Megan Quinn has been promoted to director, school and library markets and director of subrights.