Learn More About Patricia Polacco, Author of ‘The Blessing Cup’
Nearly three decades ago, Polacco’s mother financed a trip for her to go to Manhattan to try to get a publishing deal. Polacco set up 16 meetings in one week, bringing seven or eight of her books with her. By the end of that week, she had submitted every one of them, and her career was about to begin.
‘Every one of them grabbed a book,’ she says, ‘And the rest is history.