The Weekly 411 (9/2/16)

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, issue #36

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This week we feature Caldecott Honor winner Denise Fleming in the Author-Illustrator Spotlight and Kate Dopirak in the Author Spotlight. Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a copy of Kate Dopirak's YOU'RE MY BOO.

For Writers

Enter the Antagonist - No Scratch That- Enter the Antagonists, Plural

Publishing Crawl: Contracts

Dec. 4-6 Big Sur Writing Workshop One of the premiere children's writing workshops, held by the Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Join PB, MG, and YA authors in small workshops working one-on-one with agents, authors, and editors.

Oct. 5 #DVpit

  • What: Twitter pitch party for diverse kidlit authors
  • Who: if you write about or especially if your represent marginalized voices in kid lit, created by agent Beth Phelan
  • Prize: Attention from agents & editors


  1. Love Denise's art! Thank you KIDLIT411 for your inspiration and valued posts :)

  2. Always so much good advice and information! Thanks so much.

  3. Thank you, ladies...always good to know what is coming keep us in the know. :)

  4. Thank for the wonderful way you support writers. This is such an excellent resource for us. Thank you again.


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