Posted by: Kathy Temean | December 12, 2010

Faculty Update For June

I hope to have more exciting information for you on Tuesday, but just to whet your appetite the following faculty is confirmed.  All the editors and agents will be doing critiques and all will be participating in various programs. The Conference is scheduled to start with the Intensive Workshops on Friday June 3rd and end on June 5th at 4:00 pm. We hope to have Early Bird registration up early January.

Holly McGhee, Agent Pippins Properties (Sunday Keynote)

Edward Necarsulmer, Agent, McIntosh & Otis

Scott Treimel, Scott Treimel Literary Agency (Novel Intensive and Consultations)

Molly Jaffa, Agent, Folio Literary

Marietta Zacker, Agent, Nancy Galt

Mary Kole, Agent, Andrea Brown (Query Letters)

Elena Mechlin, Agent, Pippin Properties

Natalie Fischer, Agent, Sandra Dijkstra Agency

Caitlyn M. Dlouhy, Editorial Director, Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Steve Meltzer – Associate Publisher/ Executive Managing Editor, Dial, Dutton, & Celebra

Krista Marino, Executive Editor, Random House

Kristin Daly, Sr. Editor, Balzer & Bray

Carolyn P. Yoder, Editor, Calkins Creek Books, Senior Editor, History, HIGHLIGHTS

Rebecca Frazer, Editor, Sourcebooks JabberwockyAlvina Ling, Sr. Editor, Little Brown

Eve Adler, Associate Editor, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers (Intensive – Voice)

Anna Bloom, Editor, Scholastic

Susan O’Keefe – Editor, Paulist Press and Author

Eileen Robinson, Editor and Consultant at First Pages (Revision Intensive with Harold Underdown)

Harold Underdown, Editor, The Purple Crayon (Revision Intensive with Eileen Robinson and Marketing Critiques)

Martha Rago, Executive Art Director, HarperCollins Children’s Books (Illustrators’ Day Intensive)

More editors and agents to be announced.  Below are the author’s presenting.

Grace Lin, Author, Where the Mountian Meets the Moon (Saturday Keynote)

Ellen Jensen Abott

Sudipta Bardham, Author (Picture Book Intensive)

Charlotte Bennardo, Author

Ann Bonwill, Author

Irene Breznak, Author      

Toni DePalma

Alison Formento, Author 

Margie Gelbwasser

Alissa Grosso

Tiffany Strelitz Haber, Author 

Leeza Hernandez, Author/Illustrator

Ann Malaspina , Author

Keri Mikulski

Eileen Kennedy Moore, Author

Anita Nolan, Author/Sprouts Magazine Editor

Wendy Pfeffer, Author

Audrey Vernick, Author

Nanci Viau, Author

Tim Young, Author/Illustrator (How to Make a Pop-up Book)

Natalie Zaman, Author

Read previous post on conference, includes pricing:

Check back on Tuesday to hear the whole story on the conference.

Talk tomorrow,


Erica Sussman – Editor, HarperCollins


  1. I’m looking forward to attending this year.


  2. Great lineup, Kathy. Can’t wait to get Intense!


  3. It is Martha Rago, too! 🙂


  4. Great lineup, as always:)
    I’ll miss you guys this year. 2 our of 3 kids graduating…this will be a busy June for me but I’ll be thinking of you all.
    Have a great conference,


  5. Great!


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