Sophia Jimenez Associate Editor Atheneum

About the Editor

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Sophia Jimenez joined Atheneum in 2020. She’s thrilled to be working with bestselling and award-winning authors including Lulu Delacre, Cynthia Levinson, Laura Taylor Namey, and Beth Vrabel, and is acquiring picture books, middle grade, and YA.  Across genres, Sophia loves books about identity and family, preferably with a little magic and humor involved, and is always looking to spotlight marginalized perspectives.

Sophia previously worked at the Junior Library Guild, reviewing children’s books in English and Spanish, and in editorial at S&S’s adult flagship imprint, where she was fortunate to work on several New York Times bestsellers. She grew up in Austin, Texas, and is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Denver Publishing Institute. Follow her on Twitter @SophiaJay42.


Last Updated: February 28, 2024