June 28, 2017

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#Own Voices: SLJ in Conversation About Publishing Diverse Books

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Presented by: Diamond Books, Tuttle Publishing, Lee & Low, James Lorimer & Company and School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM-10:00 AM PT

Join Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal‘s reviews manager, for an in-depth conversation with editors and publishing insiders, Francisca Goldsmith of Diamond Book Distributors, Christopher Johns of Tuttle Publishing, Cheryl Klein of Lee & Low and Carrie Gleason of James Lorimer & Company.

They’ll dig deeper into publishing diverse children’s and young adult literature with a focus on #OwnVoices titles—books about marginalized cultures and characters written by authors from that same identity. Each panelist will also offer a special preview of several upcoming titles.

Panelists:

  • Francisca Goldsmith – Consultant, Diamond Book Distributors
  • Christopher Johns – Sales and Marketing Director, Tuttle Publishing
  • Cheryl Klein – Editorial Director, Lee & Low Books
  • Carrie Gleason – Co-Publisher, James Lorimer & Company

Moderator

  • Shelley Diaz – SLJ Reviews Manager & SLJTeen Editor, School Library Journal

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