Do the Write Thing
We Need Diverse Books and the Library of Congress are teaming up to host a master class on writing and publishing for children and young adults. The course will cover a range of introductory topics from writing children’s books to the role of literary agents and pursuing a career in publishing. Authors Jacqueline Woodsoon and Kwame Alexander lead the all-star list of instructors.
Applications close on May 13, 2016. Click here for more details and to submit your application.
- Kwame Alexander (winner of the Newbery Medal)
- Jacqueline Woodson (winner of the National Book Award)
- Jason Low (Publisher at Lee & Low Books)
- Jennifer Brown (Publisher at Knopf Books for Young Readers, a Penguin Random House imprint)
- Cassandra Pelham (Senior Editor at Graphix, a Scholastic imprint)