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Charlotte Peters, Editorial Assistant

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Charlotte Peters joined Dutton in May 2022 as an editorial assistant. She has previously worked in TV production and held internships at HarperCollins and AuthorPods. Charlotte graduated with a degree in English from UCLA and a masters in Romantic and Victorian Literature from the University of St Andrews. Her reading taste is eclectic, but she…

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AZ Hackett, Editorial Assistant

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AZ Hackett is an editorial assistant at Viking Children’s Books, assisting Tamar Brazis and Jenny Bak. She began her publishing career as an editorial intern at Candlewick Press and a We Need Diverse Books grantee. In December of 2021, AZ graduated from Emerson College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, with a…

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Ibrahim Ahmad, Executive Editor

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Ibrahim Ahmad joined Viking as executive editor in 2021. He acquires an eclectic range of literary fiction and crime fiction, with a particular focus on incendiary, urgent voices that subvert and expand the existing literature; his nonfiction interests include current affairs, politics, memoir, and popular culture. As editorial director at Akashic Books, where he worked…

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Asiya Ahmed, Design Assistant

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Design Assistant Asiya Ahmed is a Black and South Asian Muslim creative, and currently lives in New York. A graduate with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, she has a Certificate in Visualization and Design and worked as a graphic designer for four years before joining Kokila. She believes in transforming powerful narratives through literature and design, and…

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Nicole Fox, Associate Editor

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Cecily Kaiser joined Penguin in 2019 with a mission to create engaging, empowering, and elegant books for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. She has previously worked with major contributors to this category such as Norman Bridwell, Caroline Jayne Church, Barney Saltzberg, Jean Jullien, Leslie Patricelli, Chris Raschka, and Lotta Nieminen, and looks forward to continuing to publish groundbreaking talent for the youngest readers.

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Hannah Steigmeyer, Associate Editor

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Associate Editor Hannah Steigmeyer joined Avery and TarcherPerigee in 2017 with a focus on nonfiction in the accessible science and health and wellness space. She has a special interest in novel entrepreneurial approaches to science, technology, health, and business. She is the Editor of Giving Hope, Fuel the Fire, and Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 6th…

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Ibrahim Ahmad, Executive Editor

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Ibrahim Ahmad joined Viking as executive editor in 2021. He acquires an eclectic range of literary fiction and crime fiction, with a particular focus on incendiary, urgent voices that subvert and expand the existing literature; his nonfiction interests include current affairs, politics, memoir, and pop culture. As editorial director at Akashic Books, where he worked…

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Annika Karody, Editorial Assistant

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Annika Karody (she/her/hers) is an editorial assistant for Penguin Books and Penguin Life, where she works for Patrick Nolan and Meg Leder. Previously, she interned at Melville House Press and at Restless Books, where she worked on an anthology of literature by Rabindranath Tagore, due out in spring 2023. She is passionate about books that encourage readers to engage critically and thoughtfully with their own lives and the world around them.

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Meriam Metoui, Assistant Editor

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Meriam Metoui is an Assistant Editor who joined Viking Children’s Books in 2019 after several years in School & Library marketing (PYR) and adult editorial (Hachette). After graduating from the University of Michigan, she moved to New York and received a master’s degree in English literature from Hunter College. She considers herself a serial hobbyist…

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Elizabeth Vogt, Associate Editor

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Elizabeth (she/her) joined Penguin Classics in 2016 after brief stints in magazines and academic publishing. A life-long lover of classic literature (and life-long Penguin Classics superfan), Elizabeth has played a key role in bringing new contemporary voices to Penguin Classics, including Elif Batuman, Claire Vaye Watkins, Brandon Taylor, Joy Harjo, Rachel Syme, Kate Bolick, and…

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