The Weekly 411 (6/24/16)

© Carolyn Le

Friday, June 24, 2016, Issue #26

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New Literary Agent Alert: Alexandra Weiss of Jennifer De Chiara Literary- Seeks Children's and Middle Grade Fiction

Our Illustrator Spotlight is on Carolyn Le.

7 Common Writer Mistakes (agent Clelia Gore)

Kidlit Drink Night a monthly conversation for adults about kid lit

Pitching Editors at Conference (Agent's perspective) 

Oct. 1 Picture Book Summit Back for its second year, this is a fabulous one-day seminar packed full of information on picture book writing. The stellar faculty include: picture book legend Jane Yolen, Caldecott winner Paul O. Zelinksy, Newbery Award winner Matt de la Peña, author & entrepreneur Julie Hedlund, editor & author Emma Walton Hamilton, author & entrepreneur Katie Davis, and editor Laura Backes.

Sept. 22-24, 2017 Big Sur on Cape Cod Come join the Andrea Brown Literary Agency for their second Big Sur on Cape Cod conference. Work closely in small groups with ABLA agents and hand-picked editors and authors. Check out last year's conference information here.

Susan Uhlig


  1. Thank you for sharing this resource with the community--every week! Seriously impressive.


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