At HarperCollins, Margot Schupf has been named to the new position of SVP, editorial director, digital publishing for the Morrow/Avon/Eos group. She will “oversee e-book publishing from a content perspective, working to create enhanced products that drive sales and create added value for readers.” Schupf will also acquire “high-profile non-fiction” for Morrow, focusing on lifestyle, diet, and health.
At the Simon & Schuster imprint, Danielle Lynn and Kimberly Cowser have both joined the publicity department as senior publicists. Most recently Lynn was a publicist at CBS News, and Cowser was previously at Harper.
Simon & Schuster Children’s has hired Fiona Simpson as editorial director of Aladdin. She was most recently an executive editor at Scholastic in the trade paperback and licensing group, and has been working with Fourth Story Media on their web component for The Amanda Project.
Elsewhere in S&S, Jessica Ko is returning to the company as national account manager selling Atria, Pocket, SSE & Kaplan to BGI. Most recently she was Harper, selling Collins, HarperStudio, and TokyoPop to BGI.