Posted by: anitanolan | May 13, 2012

Sterling Children’s Book Editor Moves to Random House

From Publisher’s Lunch:

As part of the continuing demise of Sterling, veteran children’s book editor Frances Gilbert will leave her position as vp, publisher of Sterling Children’s to join Random House Children’s Books as editorial director, Doubleday, starting June 18.

Gilbert will report to vp, publishing director of the Random House/Golden Books Young Readers Group, Mallory Loehr. She will acquire and publish new books in a variety of formats and categories including board books, picture books, narrative nonfiction, novels and ebooks, and will also oversee the backlist publishing program. Gilbert has been at Sterling for 12 years.

Her first list for Doubleday is planned for 2014. Gilbert says in the announcement, “I envision future Doubleday lists to be rich with titles that have a classic and enduring feel—books that are tasteful, uncomplicated and warm.”

 

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