Stephanie Pitts, Executive Editor

Stephanie Pitts is a Executive Editor at G. P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group. She acquires a healthy mix of picture books, middle grade, YA, nonfiction, and graphic novels for young readers. She edited the instant New York Times Bestseller Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, the #1 Indie Bestseller In a Jar by Deborah Marcero, Gladys the Magic Chicken by Adam Rubin and Adam Rex, and The Octopus Escapes by Maile Meloy and Felicita Sala, among other picture books. Stephanie has also edited many novels for young readers, including the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Ice Cream Machine by Adam Rubin, the New York Times Bestseller and Reese’s Book Club YA Pick The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee, Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan, and Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone.