Shanta Newlin has been promoted to vice president at Penguin Young Readers. She will also continue to serve as the executive director of publicity.
Newlin first joined the company back in 2008. In the past, she has held positions at ABRAMS, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, and Random House Children’s Books.
Since Newlin came on board, she has worked on campaigns for several high profile authors including Sabaa Tahir, B.J. Novak, Eric Carle, John Grisham, and the Roald Dahl backlist. She reports to the president of the division, Jen Loja.