23rd Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Seminar
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Have you written or illustrated a Jewish children’s book that you’d like to have published? Do you have a story idea? Have you already been published, and would like to network with others in your field? The Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators’ Seminar, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council, brings together agents, editors, illustrators, and authors for a full day of discussion about Jewish children’s book publishing.
This year’s seminar will be held virtually over Zoom on Sunday, November 14, 2021.
So far, this year the panelists and moderators will include the following. More names to come soon!
- Sigal Samuel — author of Osnat and her Dove
- Rachel Lynn Solomon — author of numerous books, including Today Tonight Tomorrow
- Tracy Brown — author of Sarah’s Solo
- Yehudi Mercado — author of numerous books, including Chunky
- Joni Sussman — publisher at Kar-Ben Publishing
- Vicki Weber — publisher at Behrman House Publishing
- Michael Leventhal, publisher at Green Bean Books
- Linda Epstein — senior agent at Emerald City Literary Agency
- Jim Mccarthy — Vice President and agent at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
- Dena Neusner — executive editor at Behrman House
- Rachael Stein — freelance children’s book editor
- Navah Wolfe— Hugo Award-winning editor, specializing in adult science fiction, fantasy and horror, and young adult and middle-grade fiction.
- Dahlia Adler — author, editor of numerous anthologies, and curator of LGBTQReads
- KalyaReadsBooks—book blogger
- Jessica Russak-Hoffman — author and podcaster on Kiddush Book Club
- Susan Kusel, librarian, children’s book buyer, and owner of Dream On Books, a children’s book consulting company
- Chris Barash, chair of the Book Selection Committee at PJ Library
- Marjorie Ingall – writer, author, and co-creator of SorryWatch.com
- Heidi Rabinowitz – Library Director at Feldman Children’s Library of Congregation B’nai Israel, host of The Book of Life: A Podcast About Jewish Kidlit (Mostly), and founded the popular Jewish Kidlit Mavens group on Facebook
Seminar Fees: $130.00 Registration, Earlybird fee (Price goes up to $150 on October 15th. If you cancel your registration within fifteen days of the event, we will be able to refund 50% of your registration fee. If you cancel within seven days of the event, we will be unable to refund your registration.)