Editor and author Olga Litowinsky died July 20 after a long illness. She was 67. During her career , Litowinsky worked for Viking, Macmillan and Scribner. She was executive editor at Delacorte Press and Dell for more than 10 years, beginning in 1978; while there, she directed the publication of Yearling Classics, and two of the books she edited received the American Book Award. In 1990, she became executive editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and launched the department's first hardcover and paperback fiction list. Some of the authors she worked with include Richard Peck and Patricia Reilly Giff.
Volume 250 Issue 32 08/11/2003