Anne Hoppe will be moving from HarperCollins Children’s Books to Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s Book Group.
Hoppe spent 18 years at HarperCollins. She will begin in her new role as senior executive editor starting January 23, 2013.
Some of the authors on her list include When I Grow Up author “Weird Al” Yankovic, Discworld series author Sir Terry Pratchett, Carnival of Souls author Melissa Marr and Animorphs series author Katherine Applegate. In a past interview, Yankovic talked about how he and Hoppe came together for his debut picture book project.