Posted by: anitanolan | September 29, 2015

Balzer & Bray Opens Submissions for SCBWI Members

Balzer & Bray has temporarily opened submissions for SCBWI members through December 1, 2015.

Here’s general information about the company, as well as specifics about the temporary open submissions for SCBWI members.


Posted by: anitanolan | September 8, 2015

Picture Book Contest

Contest for Picture Book Writers, with agent and editor judges:



Posted by: anitanolan | September 4, 2015

Publisher Updates

From Publisher’s Lunch:

At Chronicle, Taylor Norman has been promoted to associate editor, children’s.

Carolyn Bull will join the Little, Brown Children’s design department as junior designer for licensed books. Previously she was a design intern at Penguin Children’s.


Posted by: anitanolan | July 16, 2015

Andrea Cascardi Joins Little, Brown

From Publisher’s Lunch:

Former publisher of Egmont USA Andrea Cascardi has joined Little, Brown as executive editor for the Jimmy Patterson imprint, reporting to Reagan Arthur. Prior to her stint at Egmont USA, Cascardi was a literary agent and held editorial positions at Knopf/Crown and Disney.

Posted by: anitanolan | July 9, 2015

Editorial changes

From Publisher’s Lunch:

At Katherine Tegen Books, Melissa Miller has been promoted to senior editor while Alex Arnold moves up to associate editor.

Posted by: anitanolan | June 30, 2015

Sara Sargent Back to Harper

From Publisher’s Lunch:

Sara Sargent will return to Harper Children’s on July 13, in the new position of executive editor, reporting to Kate Jackson. She will acquire teen, middle grade and picture book fiction and nonfiction titles “created from or around digital and social media content. Sargent was most recently at Simon & Schuster,


Posted by: anitanolan | June 12, 2015

John Cusick to Join Folio Literary

Literary agent John Cusick will join Folio Literary on July 1, focusing on Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Young Adult.

John was most recently at Greenhouse Literary.

Hat tip Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf.

Posted by: anitanolan | June 11, 2015

Part Two of Interview with Literary Agent Erzsi Deak

Here is the second part of an interview with my fabulous agent, Erzsi Deak, of Hen&Ink Literary Studies. (I get to see Erzsi at the NJ SCBWI conference this weekend!)

Fall Fifteeners Interview with Erzsi Deak

Posted by: anitanolan | May 29, 2015

New Children’s Imprint at Quarto

From Publishers Weekly:

Charles Nurnberg, co-founder and publisher of Imagine Publishing, and former CEO and publisher of Sterling Publishing, is developing a new children’s imprint at Quarto Publishing Group USA. Moondance Press, slated for launch in fall 2016, expects to publish 20 titles annually. Nurnberg will leave his post at Imagine at the end of May, will transition during BookExpo America, and then officially start work on the imprint in June.

Read the rest here.

Posted by: anitanolan | May 27, 2015

An interview with Erzsi Deak, Hen&Ink Literary

Hen & Ink Literary

Here’s a link to an interview with my agent, Erzsi Deak at Hen & Ink Literary Studio.!blog/cbi1

Older Posts »



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 90 other followers