Lerner Publishing Group Appoints New Lerner Publications Editorial Director
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Lerner Publishing Group has hired Patricia Stockland as Editorial Director of Lerner Publications, the Company’s flagship imprint for series nonfiction, effective March 19, 2012. Stockland was previously Editorial Director for Red Line Editorial, Inc. With this key hire, the publisher plans to continue enhancing its Lerner Publications imprint by strengthening and building upon an already successful publishing program that includes highly reviewed and recognized nonfiction series for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
“We are extremely excited to have Patricia join Lerner Publishing Group,” said Mary Rodgers, Editor in Chief, Lerner Publishing Group. “Lerner Publications has a strong reputation for quality, and we are confident that Patricia’s dynamic, forward thinking along with her sharp editorial skills will contribute to the continued growth and success of the imprint.”
As the Editorial Director of Lerner Publications, Stockland will work out of Lerner Publishing Group’s headquarters in Minneapolis and will develop, acquire, and edit new nonfiction series for both the print and digital marketplace.
“Patricia will excel as Editorial Director because of her innovative and strategic mindset,” explained Adam Lerner, President and Publisher, Lerner Publishing Group. “With Patricia’s proven track record managing high-level projects at a variety of educational publishers, she has deep knowledge of what students and educators want to see next from the publishing industry.”