The Weekly 411 (5/15/15)

© Lisa Mundorff

Friday, May 15, 2015, Issue #20

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New Agent Alert: Penny Moore of FinePrint Literary Management


This week we feature YA author Brendan Kiely (with a giveaway of THE GOSPEL OF WINTER) and award-winning illustrator Lisa Mundorff.

Conferences, Retreats & Workshops

Oct. 2-4, 2015 Pacific Coast Children's Writers Novel Workshop & Retreat Work with Kristen Pettit, Executive Editor at HarperCollins' Childrens Books and Stephen Barr, agent at Writer's House on an intensive weekend of critiques and classes. Teen writers are welcome. (Santa Cruz, CA)

Oct. 22-25 Better Books Marin: A Craft Based Workshop for MG & YA Novels Spend three and a half intensive days working with three editors and an agent on your  MG or YA novel. (Marin County, CA)

What Are The Great Children's Writing Retreats?

Picture Books


  1. I love this round-up. It's quite a pot of gold you have for us!


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