Namrata Tripathi

Namrata Tripathi

VP & Publisher | Kokila/Penguin Young Readers

Namrata Tripathi is VP & Publisher of Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers dedicated to centering stories from the margins. Kokila publishes picture books, middle grade, YA, and graphic novels. The Kokila list will debut in summer 2019. Previously, Namrata held editorial positions at HarperCollins, Disney-Hyperion, and Simon and Schuster. Follow her @Tweetpathi.

The New and the Mighty: How Editors from the Book World’s Newest Imprints Are Making Their Mark on the Industry

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When a publisher launches a new imprint, it’s like they opened a door that didn’t exist before. We book lovers had been walking up and down the bookstore aisles, browsing titles by familiar imprints, when all of a sudden, we’re through that door and surrounded by exciting new releases that have been curated and nurtured […]