Hot off the presses! The Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency has a new agent and she is looking for middle grade fiction! Meet Suzy Evans – Suzy holds a Ph.D. in history from UC Berkeley. Her most recent books include Machiavelli for Moms (Simon & Schuster) and Forgotten Crimes: The Holocaust and People with Disabilities. …

Looking for an agent for your Middle-Grade manuscript? If your novel fits the wish list of an agent below – get to querying! As always, I’m dying for lush magical realism—#MG & #YA. If you’re not familiar w/the (very specific) subgenre https://t.co/6Pgv7lnWmH #MSWL — Michelle Witte (@michellewitte) February 11, 2016 …

Hen and Ink Literary Studio announces: “Open Coop First Fridays” Hen and Ink Literary Studios is usually closed for submissions, but this Friday, February 5, 2016, they will be open to a specific type unsolicited submission. This event will only be open from NOON UNTIL MIDNIGHT, Pacific Standard Time (PST) What …

Agent: Stephanie Fretwell-Hill Literary Agency: Red Fox Literary Stephanie started her publishing career in 2004 at Walker Books Ltd. in London, where she sold foreign language rights. Working in a design-led company with legendary artists such as Helen Oxenbury and Lucy Cousins sparked her love of illustration, while her sales …

At a recent SCBWI conference, I had the pleasure of meeting editor Kaylan Adair from Candlewick Press. Her breakout session was rich with examples from books she has edited and how she helped the author discover more about their characters and conflicts that took the story to the next level. I also …