The Magic Words: A Panel on Children’s and Young Adult Publishing

Wednesday September 7: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Writers and readers (and parents of readers, too) of books for young people, rejoice! Cheryl Klein, executive editor at Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic, distills her inside knowledge of what makes a great kids’ or YA title in The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults. She’ll be joined by a panel of fellow editors, agents, and authors to discuss the ins and outs of the industry, from what they look for in a manuscript to how to get the word out about a finished title.

The other panelists include...

  • ...Kass Morgan, best-selling author of The 100 and young adult/middle grade editor
  • ...Alvina Ling, VP and Editor-in-Chief, Little, Brown Books for Young Reader
  • ...Brooks Sherman, agent, The Bent Agency
  • well as moderator Eliot Schrefer, author of many books, including the National Book Award nominees Endangered and Threatened.

Buy a copy of The Magic Words or a $15 gift card in-store at Strand's main floor registers or at the door to attend. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.