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Genevieve Herr 

Genevieve’s role as Executive Editor at Scholastic involves commissioning fiction for children across all ages and genres, with a particular interest in YA fiction. Her authors have been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, the Waterstones Prize, the Branford Boase Award, and the YA Book Prize. Before Scholastic, she was an editor at Walker Books.

Genevieve first came to Cove Park in 2013 as the winner of the Birkbeck / Sophie Warne Memorial prize. She will return to Cove Park in 2018, leading a pilot residential masterclass that aims to support unpublished writers.