Penguin Books for Young Readers has announced a new imprint, Kokila, focusing on diverse YA and children’s books. Namrata Tripathi will be publisher (she was associate publisher and editorial director of Dial Books for Young Readers). They expect to publish between 15 and 20 books per year, both fiction and non-fiction, from picture books to middle-grade and YA, as well as graphic novels. The first titles should launch in summer 2019.
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