Posted by: Kathy Temean | March 20, 2015

Free Fall Friday – Call for Illustrations & Kudos


Thought this illustration by Anne Wertheim fit with the spirit of this post. Anne was featured on Illustrator Saturday

ILLUSTRATORS: As you know, I like to show off what you are doing on my blog. It adds so much to this site and it helps get your name out there – great marketing for  you. Please send me something to Kathy.temean(at) Put Spring Illustrations in the Subject Area. Thanks!

Question: Did you send me something the other week about using an article at Common Core? Somehow I can not find what you sent, so if you are reading this, please send it again. Thanks!

KUDOS: Do you have a success you would like everyone to know about? Please let me know and I will give you a shout out.


Prospect Agency has hired Linda Camacho as an agent.

Jenna Lettice was promoted to assistant editor at the Random House Children’s imprint.

Erin Young has joined Dystel& Goderich Literary Management’s West Coast office as assistant to Michael Bourret after working as an editor at two literary magazines. She will eventually build her own list.

At Dutton, Stephanie Kelly has been promoted to associate editor.

At Kids Can Press, Yasemin Uçar and Stacey Roderick have both been promoted to senior editor.

Robin Barnett has rejoined Zondervan, as director of public relations for the nonfiction trade team, reporting to vp of marketing, Tom Dean. Barnett has been senior publicist at Baker Publishing.Eerdmans has hired Lil Copan as senior acquisitions editor, general trade. She was at Abingdon Press most recently.

Luke Dempsey will join Harper One as executive editor on March 23, working out of the New York office. Previously he was non-fiction editorial director at Ballantine.

Camille Perri has been named books editor-at-large at Cosmopolitan, where she will serve as the point person for all books coverage, including first serial rights, excerpts, and author opportunities, as well as attend industry events as a representative of the magazine. Previously she was assistant editor and books consultant at Esquire.

Sara Weiss will join Ballantine Bantam Dell as senior editor, reporting to Jennifer Tung. Previously she was an editor at Grand Central.

Check back for Steve Meltzer’s first page critiques next Friday.

Talk tomorrow,



  1. I love Anne’s illustration! So fun, colorful and detailed. 🙂


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