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Sarah Landis Joins HarperCollins

Sarah Landis has been named senior editor at HarperCollins’ Children’s Books. She will work primarily on teen fiction titles and report to editorial director Farrin Jacobs.

Landis served as an editor at Hyperion Books/Voice for almost five years. Prior to this, she held positions in editorial and marketing at Penguin Group (USA).

At Hyperion Books/Voice, Landis edited several novels including The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff, The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan, The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club by Gil McNeil. Some of the memoirs she has edited include Perfection by Julie Metzmoir and Just Who Will You Be? by Maria Shriver.

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Farrin Jacobs and Erica Sussman Promoted in HarperCollins’ Children’s Division

hclogod.gifThis week HarperCollins promoted Farrin Jacobs to editorial director in the children’s division. Jacobs had led the teen series team at the publisher, overseeing Lauren Conrad’s LA Candy series, Pretty Little Liars, and Vampire Diaries.

Before joining HarperCollins, she served as an editor at Red Dress Ink
and as Inside.com’s publishing reporter. She also wrote the chick-lit handbook, See Jane Write.

In addition, Erica Sussman has been promoted to senior editor in the children’s division. She had helmed the Warriors series by Erin Hunter and recently acquired Kiersten White‘s Paranormalcy series.