Posted by: anitanolan | August 19, 2016

Cardenas Promoted to Editor at Viking

From Publisher’s Lunch:
Joanna Cardenas was promoted recently to editor at Viking Children’s.

Posted by: anitanolan | August 18, 2016

Dear Lucky Agent Contest — Contemporary & Literary YA


Entries due August 24.

Andrea Morrison of Writer’s House is the judge.

ANDREA MORRISON of Writers House started in the California office in 2009 as an intern to Steve Malk, and she has been in love with publishing and the company ever since. In NYC, she first learned under Brianne Johnson, and then went on to assist Rebecca Sherman and Geri Thoma. She’s had the opportunity to work closely with a variety of best-selling and award-winning authors and illustrators, in genres ranging from picture books to middle grade and YA, to adult literary fiction and nonfiction. She is now actively building her own list of clients. Andrea studied literature & writing at University of California, San Diego and earned her MFA in fiction from Columbia University.

For more information: Dear Lucky Agent Contest

Posted by: anitanolan | August 17, 2016

Princeton Children’s Book Festival

Posted by: anitanolan | August 5, 2016

EPA SCBWI Meet & Greet in Yardley on Monday, August 8

The EPA SCBWI will have a Meet and Greet at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley, PA, on Monday, August 8th, at 10 AM.

Weather permitting, we’ll be under the pergola in front of the farm store. Otherwise, we’ll be inside on the second floor.


Posted by: anitanolan | July 26, 2016

Two Librarians Write a Publishing Wishlist

Publishers Weekly interviews two librarians about what they have on their wishlist.


Two Librarians Write a Publishing Wishlist



Posted by: anitanolan | July 7, 2016

Llewellyn Sells YA Imprint Flux

Llewellyn Sells YA Imprint Flux to North Star Editions

Ten years after launching Flux, its YA fiction imprint, New Age publisher Llewellyn Worldwide has sold it to another Twin Cities company, North Star Editions, which publishes books for children and teens.

Posted by: anitanolan | June 28, 2016

Publishing Changes

From Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf

Kaylan Adair has been promoted to senior editor at Candlewick Press; she was previously editor.

Adrienne Szpyrka will join Running Press Kids as associate editor on July 11. Previously, she was an editor at Sky Pony Press.

The Erin Murphy Literary Agency has promoted Tara Gonzalez to associate agent. She will continue as social media coordinator and assistant to Erin Murphy.

Peachtree Publishers has three promotions. Niki Knippenberg was promoted to assistant editor; she was previously publicity and publishing associate. Emily Dowdell was promoted to publicity and marketing associate; she was previously sales/marketing and subsidiary rights assistant. Elyse Vincenty was promoted to publicity and marketing assistant; she was previously interdepartmental assistant.

Posted by: anitanolan | June 5, 2016

Horn Book Awards

From Publisher’s Lunch:

The 5oth Globe-Horn Book Award winners were announced, including Costa winner Hardinge and NBA-nominated Sheinkin:

Fiction: The Lie Tree, Frances Hardinge
Nonfiction: Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War, Steve Sheinkin
Picture book: Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph, Roxane Orgill, illustrated by Francis Vallejo.

Posted by: anitanolan | June 4, 2016

New Publisher at little bee books

From Publisher’s Lunch:

Sonali Fry has been promoted to publisher of little bee books.

PW has published a story about a picture book that was written to help Booktender’s Secret Garden, a local (to me) bookshop that sells picture books.

Writer Pens Picture Book to Benefit Children’s Bookstore

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