HarperCollins To Launch Native-Focused Imprint

The  new imprint from HarperCollins Children's Books will bring titles by Native creators to young readers.

HarperCollins Children's Books will launch a Native-focused imprint, Heartdrum, in 2021.

The imprint, which will be led by author Cynthia Leitich Smith and HarperCollins Children's Books vice president and editorial director Rosemary Brosnan, plans to bring "a wide range of innovative, unexpected, and heartfelt stories by Native creators, informed and inspired by lived experience, with an emphasis on the present and future of Indian Country and on the strength of young Native heroes" to young readers, according to the publisher's announcement.

The launch list includes Ancestor Approved, an anthology edited by Smith, and The Sea in Winter by Christine Day.

Read the full press release below.



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