Luke Dempsey will join Harper as executive editor on June 20. Most recently he was executive editor at HarperOne.
Simon & Schuster Children’s has announced a number of recent promotions. Deane Norton has been promoted to director of subsidiary rights; Chrissy Noh moves up to marketing director for S&S Young Readers, Atheneum, Margaret. K. McElderry, Paula Wiseman, Beach Lane and Saga Press. Faye Bi has been promoted to senior publicist, while Isa Caban moves up to marketing coordinator.
At Harper Christian, Jerri Helms has been promoted to senior director, digital marketing strategy.
The summer reading lists are upon us, with the WSJ‘s “extravaganza” of forthcoming fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more. Meanwhile the NYT book critics and other staffers share their summer reading choices, while the notable “Girl” books get extra attention.