Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jewish Writers & Illustrators Conference Report | Guest Blog by Ann Koffsky

On Sunday, November 18, I got to attend my favorite professional event of the year: the Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference in New York City. Sponsored by the Jewish Book Council, it was attended by approximately 40 professional … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Deborah Heiligman and her New YA Novel, Intentions

Deborah Heiligman is the author of almost thirty books for children, from picture books (fiction and nonfiction) to middle grade biographies and including Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith (Henry Holt, 2009) and her first novel, Intentions (Knopf, … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Write Your Own Megillah?

Attention, Jewish children’s book writers Jewish Book Month starts on Wednesday and so does our Write Your Own Megillah event. This is the time to commit yourself to writing that middle grade or YA novel you’ve been thinking about. And … Continue reading

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