Virginia Duncan 

Virginia Duncan is the vice president and publisher of Greenwillow Books. She has worked at Greenwillow since 1997 and edits picture books, nonfiction, poetry, middle grade, teen, and Amelia Bedelia!


Martha Mihalick 

Martha Mihalick is executive editor of Greenwillow Books. She began her publishing career at Greenwillow in 2001. Martha edits everything from picture books for the youngest child through fiction and poetry for teens. You can find her on twitter @marthamihalick.


Katie Heit 

Katie Heit is the assistant editor at Greenwillow, where she first started as an intern in 2013. She has a background in art, with degrees in both English and graphic design from Notre Dame. She is actively building her list and is especially interested in stories with strong female friendships. You can find her online @katieheit. 


Tim Smith

Tim Smith has worked at Greenwillow Books since 2003, but he’ll always consider himself to be the new Phyllis. He lives in the Bronx, New York, with his wife and two sons who have no idea how happy it makes their dad to be able to just read children’s books to them.


Lois Adams

Lois Adams has been on Greenwillow’s managing editorial staff since 1999, working on everything from picture books to poetry to middle grade and teen novels. She loved the read-aloud years at her house, but is even happier now that her kids are recommending books to her.


Paul Zakris

Paul Zakris has been designing books for over thirty years. He’s been doing children’s books for more than twenty-five years and has been with Greenwillow Books since 2002. Boy, is he tired!


Sylvie Le Floc'h

Sylvie Le Floc’h has been designing books for Greenwillow since 1992. She regales the staff with stories of her childhood on the family farm in Brittany, which always seem to include slaughtering and eating small animals. She also appreciates fine dining, loves traveling to Brittany (“you get your strength from the red earth of Brittany” her father used to tell her), and works assiduously to keep her French accent. Santé!