May 28, 2018

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Behind the Scenes: SLJ in Conversation with Children’s Books Editors

Presented by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Macmillan Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers & School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Thursday, October 12th, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Join Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal‘s reviews manager, for a lively conversation with editors and publishing insiders. They’ll discuss their acquisition process, their path to working in publishing, growing relationships with authors and illustrators, and how they feel about the fall season buzz. Each editor will also offer a special sneak peek at several upcoming titles.

Author Panelists

  • Connie Hsu – Executive Editor, Roaring Brook Press
  • Alvina Ling – Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Caitlyn Dlouhy – Vice President & Editorial Director, Caitlyn Dlouhy Books


  • Shelley DiazSLJ Reviews Manager, SLJTeen Editor

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