Monthly Archives: February 2011

Have You Submitted Your Contest Entry?

The Whole Megillah Young Adult Novel contest deadline is March 14. If you haven’t already submitted your 250-word entry to barbarakrasner at yahoo dot com, please do so by the deadline. We’d love to read your work and give it … Continue reading

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Author and Publicist Collaboration | The Story of Hereville

Mary Ann Zissimos is Publicist, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet. She and author/illustrator Barry Deutsch worked together to promote Hereville. The Whole Megillah decided to find out more about the inhouse publicist and author collaboration. The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook | Abby Levine, Albert Whitman & Company

For many years Abby Levine did freelance editing for Oxford University Press and other academic publishers and then worked at the University of Pittsburgh Press with scholarly books. When she moved to the Chicago area, she answered an ad for … Continue reading

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2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2011 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2011 Sydney … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook: Leah Larson, YM Books

Leah Larson is the founder and publisher of Yaldah magazine, now in its sixth year. The quarterly publication has subscribers worldwide, an editorial board of talented girls, a small staff, and is available in select Barnes & Noble bookstores. All the … Continue reading

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Agent’s Notebook | Steven Chudney, The Chudney Agency

Steven Chudney worked for 15 years in publishing in a variety of marketing, sales, and product development position before founding The Chudney Agency. The Chudney Agency mostly handles children’s and teen material, and the occasional adult novel as well. The … Continue reading

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