Liz Kossnar has been promoted to associate editor at Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Jordan Hamessley has joined Insight Editions as senior editor, children’s. She was previously editorial director for Adaptive Books.
Sanford J. Greenburger Associates are now scouting for Shandong Jiabo.
Poet, essayist, and novelist Michelle Cliff, 69, died June 12 in Santa Cruz from liver failure.
Sarah Crossan‘s novel-in-verse One has won the Carnegie Medal, the first children’s book in that format to win the award, while Chris Riddle has won the Greenaway Medal for the third time for illustrating The Sleeper and the Spindle (written by Neil Gaiman.)
Hew Strachan has won the Pritzker Literature Award for lifetime achievement in military writing. Strachan will receive $100,000 with the prize.