Category Archives: Publishing News

Top 20 Picture Book Agents in Publishers Marketplace

I thought this might be of interest to our  regional “picture book” authors! _Aug 6, 2010_ ( _Brenda Sturgis_ ( Being a literary agent in today’s children’s literature world is no easy task, but here you will find the top … Continue reading

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An update from Sarah Maury Swan

Harold Underdown sends out a news brief occasionally to let people know what’s new on his very informative website.  Here’s the link to his “Who’s Moving Where” page for the latest news on editors:

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Good News for Picture Book Authors

Christopher Gorman and Michelle Morfitt started a publishing house in 2007, focusing on stories of interesting towns in their home state of Connecticut.  They wanted their children and the other young citizens of these Connecticut towns to know their history.  Mr. Gorman and Ms. Morfitt … Continue reading

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More opportunities from the Highlights Foundation

One of the keys to great fiction is a conflict or struggle that has enough weight to carry the story and enough tension to keep the reader turning pages. That struggle can best be understood by looking deep into the … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Notes from the Highlights Foundation

Like all of the faculty members for the Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua, award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli has years of experience in the children’s literature field. She really knows her stuff! Here’s a tidbit to whet your appetite for … Continue reading

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Industry News from Sarah Maury Swan

Read the books that win the major book awards if you want to know what is catching editors’ attention.  I have listed below the 2010 recipients, starting with the Newbery winner and honorees: The winner is Rebecca Stead’s When You … Continue reading

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