The Weekly 411 (12/27/19)

© Taia Morley

Dec. 27, 2019 vol. 52

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Taia Morley.

Happy New Year 2020!


We are pleased to feature illustrator Taia Morley, and her picture book, HO HO HOMEWORK, written by Mylisa Larsen (Harper Collins Sept 2019). Enter to win a copy!

We are pleased to feature author Betty Culley and her debut middle-grade novel, THREE THINGS I KNOW ARE TRUE (HarperCollins, Jan. 7, 2020). Enter to win a copy!

Conferences, Workshops & Retreats

July 8-12 The Southampton Children’s Lit Conference July 8-12, 2020  The Southampton Children's Lit Conference provides a unique forum in which to study and discuss the craft of writing for children. World-renowned authors, illustrators and editors offer inspiration and guidance through workshops, lectures, group discussions and special presentations. Open to new, established and aspiring writers, the Conference is located in the Hamptons at the Eastern End of New York's Long Island—a resort area of natural beauty. The Children's Lit writing workshops are led by authors and editors of the first rank, and are the heart and soul of the conference experience. Picture Book, Middle Grade and YA workshops meet daily for 3 hour sessions. Enrollment is limited to 12 students per workshop.  

Oct. 5. Picture Book Summit  A world-class online conference for picture book writers and illustrators, featuring keynotes and workshops from bestselling, award-winning authors and illustrators, plus other learning and networking opportunities for aspiring picture book authors around the globe, all from the comfort of home. 


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