Two awards forVESPER STAMPER for her fun beach illustration. She was the Winner of Published illustrator AND Member’s Choice Awards for Down the Shore … Girl w. Umbrella piece she submitted for the NJSCBWI Artist Showcase.
Colleen Brand submitted a book to Schoolwide.com when she saw the info here and let me know that they just accepted MY MOTHER’S DAUGHTER (a picture book) for their digital education library.
Lisa Yoskowitz will join Little, Brown Books for Young Readers as executive editor on July 21. Previously she was senior editor at Disney-Hyperion.
At Chronicle Books,Kelli Chipponeri has been promoted to editorial director, children’s.
Paul Whitlatch is joining the Hachette Books imprint as senior editor, starting July 21.
At Harlequin, Erika Imranyi has been promoted to executive editor, Mira.
Leon Husock joins L. Perkins Agency as an associate agent specializing in speculative fiction, as well as young adult and middle grade novels. He was an associate agent at Anderson Literary Management. Rachel Brooks will be joining the agency as a junior agent handling romance, young adult and new adult fiction and select picture books.
Lee Harris will join the Tor.com novella and ebook imprint as senior editor in “late summer.”
Pam van Hylckama Vlieg has left Foreword Literary Agency and joined D4EO Literary Agency, where she will continue to build her list.
Remember, Agent Jenny Bent is doing four of our first page critiques this month. Below are the guidelines:
Here are the submission guidelines for submitting a First Page in July:
Please “July First Page Critique” in the subject line. Please make sure you include your name, the title of the piece, and whether it is as picture book, middle grade, or young adult, etc. at the top.
Please attach your first page submission using one inch margins and 12 point font – double spaced, no more than 23 lines to an e-mail and send it to: kathy(dot)temean(at)gmail(dot)com. Also cut and paste it into the body of the e-mail and then also attach it in a Word document to the email.
DEADLINE: July 24th.
RESULTS: August 1st.
Use inch margins – double space your text – 12 pt. New Times Roman font – no more than 23 lines – paste into body of the email
You can only send in one first page each month. It can be the same first page each month or a different one, but if you sent it to me last month and it didn’t get chosen, you need to send it again using the July’s directions. Of course, it doesn’t have to be the same submission.