Monthly Archives: August 2014

Even before we Freshman Fifteens signed our book contracts and officially entered the KidLit writing world, we were floored by the generosity of this terrific community. We’ve each been helped beyond words by our agents, editors, fellow authors (published and … Continue reading

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Freshman 15er Lori Goldstein interviewed author Jen Malone about her MG debut, AT YOUR SERVICE, coming August 26, 2014 from Simon & Schuster/Aladdin MIX! JEN MALONE Writing Thesis: AT YOUR SERVICE Abstract: In this love letter to NYC, tween Chloe longs to follow in … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteens author Kelly Loy Gilbert  chatted with fellow Freshman Lee Kelly to find out more about her forthcoming debut, CITY OF SAVAGES (Simon & Schuster Children’s, February 3, 2015). When two sisters attempt to escape war-torn Manhattan, dark well-kept secrets about their … Continue reading

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The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) hosted its 43rd Annual Summer Conference in Los Angeles this past weekend. It’s an amazing event with some of the biggest names in children’s publishing gathering for four days to inspire, … Continue reading

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