Words & Deeds

2705, 2018

Olga Tokarczuk Takes the 2018 Man Booker International Prize Winner

By |May 27th, 2018|Categories: Books|0 Comments

Not everything gets lost in translation: The 2018 Man Booker International Prize Winner is FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft. The £50,000 prize, which celebrates the finest

2605, 2018

6 Picture Books: Castles in the Sand | SLJ Spotlight | School Library Journal

By |May 26th, 2018|Categories: Books|0 Comments

Ready for summer? To feel the sand between your toes? How about sand between the pages? These beachy summer picture books will start your vacation early. Nothing says summer like

2505, 2018

Cynsations: Guest Interview: Editor Emma Ledbetter & Writer Zoë Armstrong on Picture Books & SCBWI’s Bologna Manuscript Contest

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Books|0 Comments

A great interview about the very fun Dueling Illustrators contest at Bologna each year, as well as the manuscript contest it launched. Source: Cynsations: Guest Interview: Editor Emma Ledbetter &

2505, 2018

Join Jane for Business of Writing Workshops in New York, San Francisco, and Ohio | Jane Friedman

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Business of Writing|0 Comments

Money. How much writers make and how much they spend and how much they pay in taxes. The topic is either taboo in the publishing industry, or writers are genetically

2305, 2018

Starting with a Pop-Up, a School Library Grows in Denver | School Library Journal

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Books|0 Comments

Who says teens don't read? This article shows us once again that if you bring books, readers will show up. “We don’t have a library.”I was in a meeting with

2205, 2018

Via Cynsations–Survivors: E. Lockhart on Thriving as a Long-Time, Actively Publishing Children’s-YA Author

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Children's, Interviews|0 Comments

In the latest in a series on longevity in kidlit, Cynsations interviews Emily Jenkins... In children’s-YA writing, maintaining an active publishing career is arguably an even bigger challenge than breaking