At Harper, Tara Weikum has been promoted to editorial director in the Children’s division, continuing to lead the editorial group responsible for developing and publishing single-title teen fiction and tween girls’ fiction. She has been with the company for nine years.
Amy Wideman has been promoted to senior editor at becker&mayer! Book Producers.
At Penguin Children’s, Kimberly Lauber has been promoted t0 manager of educational marketing.
In commemoration of his 60th birthday and 37 years “in the uninterrupted employ of Random House, Inc. and the previous corporate companies now part of it, Bantam Books and Bantam Doubleday Dell,” evp of communications Stuart Applebaum donated $60,000 through his foundation in honor of 60 longtime colleagues to First Book and the Everybody Wins! Foundation.