The Weekly 411 (8/14/15)

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Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, Issue #33                                                                                  

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Don't miss the Early Bird special - sign up by August 15 for the Picture Book Summit (to be held on Oct 3), and enter to win a bundle of books from the teachers.

All four agents participating in the Picture Book Summit were announced today. They will ALL accept submissions from attendees post-conference. 

Tricia Lawrence, EMLA
Adriana Dominguez, Full Circle Literary
Stephen Fraser, Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency
Elizabeth Harding, Curtis Brown
Remember, the Early Bird rate expires this Saturday, August 15th at midnight. If you're interested, now is the time to sign up before the price goes up by a full $100.

Giveway: Each month, Sheila Renfro gives away two books, one on writing, and one a children's book, usually MG. Check it out!


This weeks we feature picture book author DEV PETTY in the spotlight.

Contests & Awards

  • What: Apply for a $5,000 grant to help complete your MG or YA novel
  • Who: Anyone who has published one or more MG or YA novels by US publishers in financial need
  • Prize: $5,000

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