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Meet our summer interns!

Every semester, we ask our interns to tell us a little about themselves. (Our ulterior motive: we want to chat with them about their favorite books!) Meet editorial interns Emily and Katie and design intern Julia, all of whom are a huge help to us this summer.

Interested in a Horn Book internship? The application deadline for the fall 2017 semester is July 1st — and it’s coming up quickly!

Emily Day

Education: B.S. in Elementary Education (Taylor University), M.A. in Children’s Literature (Simmons College)

Hometown: Port Huron, MI

Interesting fact: Before starting at Simmons, I lived in Singapore for two years and worked as a fourth-grade teacher at an American international school.

Favorite books: Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey; Number the Stars by Lois Lowry; The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery; Jazz Day: The Making of a Photograph by Roxane Orgill and Francis Vallejo; anything by Jon Klassen

 

Katie Sutton

Education: B.S. in Psychology (Bridgewater State University)

Hometown: Plymouth, MA

Interesting fact: I have a dog named Bailey.

Favorite books: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling; Persuasion by Jane Austen; Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë; The Truth about Forever by Sarah Dessen; Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell; Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt; The Secret Place by Tana French; Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

 

Julia Tyler

Education: B.F.A. in Illustration, Concentration in Literary Arts (Rhode Island School of Design)

Hometown: Needham, MA

Interesting fact: Before I switched over to focusing on illustration and design, I practiced ballet at the pre-professional level for 13 years.

Favorite books: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak; This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki; The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Marukami; A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

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Shoshana Flax About Shoshana Flax

Shoshana Flax, assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons College.

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