The Weekly 411 (1/21/22)
|© Jocelyn Li Langrand|
Jan. 21, 2022, vol. 3
We are thrilled to feature author Nicole Collier and her debut middle grade novel, Just Right Jillian (Clarion/Versify), coming out on Feb. 15! Enter to win a copy!
|cover art by Kitt Thomas, design by Mary Claire|
We are thrilled to feature author Alison Marcotte and her debut picture book, Seeking Best Friend, illustrated by Diane Ewen (Beaming Books), out on January 25. Enter to win a copy!
Feb. 2- March 2 Show (Don't Tell) Revision Workshop Join author and developmental editor Anastasia Suen in a four-week workshop with Zoom recordings and a private Facebook group, to delve deeply into showing and not telling in your children's books.
- What: apply for a spot in a seminar with Editorial, Design, Marketing, Production, Manufacturing and Sales people from Scholastic about the publishing industry
- Who: for individuals who identify as Black, indigenous, or people of color (BIPOC)
- When: date of seminar is Feb 28. Apply by Jan. 28.
- What: submit a 200-word or less story for PB, MG or YA audiences to be judged by kid readers
- Prizes: AMA phone calls with agents Kaitlyn Sanchez and Jemiscoe Chambers-Black, manuscript critiques, more