- Children’s Literature
Yolanda Scott is the associate publisher and editorial director at Charlesbridge, where she has edited more than 200 titles since 1995, after graduating from Harvard. She has worked with authors and illustrators such as Eve Bunting, David Diaz, Kathryn Lasky, Rafael López, David McPhail, Wendell Minor, Linda Sue Park, Don Tate, Duncan Tonatiuh, and Jane Yolen. She is a co-founder of Children’s Books Boston and the board vice-chair of the Children’s Book Council, where she also served on the CBC Diversity Committee. She recently became a nonfiction mentor for We Need Diverse Books.