Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Six of One: Salient Topics When Editing Picture Books

Date(s) - 10/26/2021
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Let’s look together at six important aspects of making any picture book, and how editors work with authors and illustrators to make the best book possible. We’ll discuss beginnings/endings, plot, character, pacing, language, and art with time for questions.

Bio: Karen Boss is an editor at Charlesbridge. She holds an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons University and is a mentor for their MFA program. Karen also has an MA in higher education administration and worked at colleges and in the nonprofit sector for 15 years. She edits fiction and nonfiction picture books, middle grade, and YA. Before the pandemic, Karen saved her pennies so she could travel to a new country each year, and she hopes to someday do that again.

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