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A Cafe Chat with Editor Jes Negrón, by Nadine Poper

For our final faculty interview before the Fall Philly event this Saturday, author Nadine Poper had a chat with Boyds Mills & Kane Editor Jes Negrón. Here’s what they had to say. Nadine: Welcome, Jes! It is a chilly, rainy … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with YA Author Jamie Beth Cohen, by Lindsay Bandy

We’re back at the Cafe, chatting with YA Author and Fall Philly faculty member Jamie Beth Cohen! Jamie’s going to be sitting on our Diversity Panel and leading a fantastic breakout session on November 2, so if you haven’t registered … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Dawn Michelle Hardy, The Literary Lobbyist, by Lindsay Bandy

Fall Philly is exactly one month away, and I’m very excited to introduce you to Dawn Michelle Hardy, CEO of Dream Relations PR. We’re doing lots of new things this time around, including a pre-event Twitter Live Chat with Dawn … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Harold Underdown, by Lindsay Bandy

In exactly one month, it will be time to gather at the Highlights Foundation for our annual 2018 Pocono Retreat! Everything is shaping up beautifully, and the April 12 deadline is approaching for faculty critiques and the Peer-to-Peer critique sessions. … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Rachel Skrlac Lo Ph.D, by Lindsay Bandy

This year at Fall Philly, we’re broadening our horizons by featuring an academic perspective on kidlit! Rachel Skrlac Lo is a professor of education at Villanova and an advocate for accurate and diverse representation in children’s literature. I asked her … Continue reading

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A Chat with Cynthia Kreilick About “Publishing Local” and Morning Circle Media, by Anna Forrester

There are so many ways to get your stories out to readers – from self-publishing to publishing with one of “The Big Five,” to everything in between. This spring I had the pleasure of meeting Cynthia Kreilick, who writes picture … Continue reading

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An Interview with Picture Book Author Anna Forrester, by Rachel Dougherty

I’m excited to introduce you to Anna Forrester, Philadelphia-based writer, adventurer, and science enthusiast. Between years spent teaching, designing landscapes for play, and writing for kids, Anna brings a uniquely well-rounded perspective to children’s lit. Some Eastern Penn Points readers may … Continue reading

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