Date(s) - 09/28/2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Phoebe Yeh is the Vice President and co-publisher at Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House. She worked with Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen on The Magic School Bus series and with Walter Dean Myers for twenty years. She edited Monster the first Printz winner and the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce and The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani. She has published the New York Times bestseller hybrid illustrated novel Max & the Midknights by Lincoln Pierce; New York Times bestseller debut novels Dear Martin and Clean Getaway by Nic Stone; the short story anthology, The Hero Next Door in partnership with We Need Diverse Books; We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices and The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson; the upcoming decut tween novel Isiah Dunn is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist, a BEA MG BOOK BUZZ selection. She has published the Fairy Science picture books by Ashley Spires, My Teacher is a Robot and the graphic novel series Lucy & Andy Neanderthal and Once Upon a Space-time with Jeffrey Brown. She is a recipient of the inaugural CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Award.