Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (Paperback)

By Alice Pope (Editor)

Writers Digest Books, 9781582975870, 442pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2009

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Description

THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN'S PUBLISHING

If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, "2010 Children's Writer's & Illustrators Market" is the resource you need. Whether you create picture books or young adult novels, fiction or nonfiction, books or magazine articles--the 2010 edition tells you who to contact and what to send them. You'll find:

Complete, up-to-date contact information for hundreds of book publishers, magazines, agents and art reps, as well as listings for organizations, contests, and conferences that offer important networking opportunities.Interviews with and articles by industry insiders including prominent editors; National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr; "Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist" author Rachel Cohn; bestselling author of "The Spiderwick Chronicles" Holly Black; authors Lisa Yee, Ellen Hopkins and Mitali Perkins; plus interviews with four debut authors who share their stories and offer advice.Nearly 200 pages of informative and inspirational articles on children's publishing topics like getting through your first draft, revision, naming characters, writing humor, the acquisitions process, writing GLBTQ books, graphic novels, and more.



About the Author

Alice Pope has been editor of "Children's Writer's & Illustrators Market" for more than 15 years. She frequently speaks on children's writing and publishing at writers' conferences and blogs about children's publishing at cwim.blogspot.com. Alice is a former Regional Advisor for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
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