The Weekly 411 (3/3/17)

© Leila Nahib

March 3, 2017, vol. 9

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New agent: Kari Sutherland has joined Bradford Literary Agency, open to PB to adult

New agent: Natasha Morris has joined the Bookends Literary Agency, open to PB, MG, YA

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This week we feature the talented illustrator, Leila Nahib.

We also feature picture book author Heather Preusser. Enter to win her debut picture book, A SYMPHONY OF COWBELLS, illustrated by Eileen Ryan Ewen (Sleeping Bear Press).

For Illustrators

Color Collective: weekly art challenge based on a single color

Portfolio Comparison: What Made an SCBWI Winner

Jean Dagneua & Gloria Adams - Two-4-One Critiques (PB & MG)

Mar. 26 noon Picture Book Party
  • What: pitch up to two PBs with the first 50 words
  • Prize: top 20 pitches will be presented to agents in an agent round, April 5-7
June 22 PB Pitch
  • What: tweet your PB pitch #PBPitch
  • Prize: attention and requests from agents
Critique Groups