Inked Voices and Talia Benamy are pleased to offer a free spot in one of the two PB workshop cohorts to a writer of color or from a diverse background. Apply by 5/12. https://inkedvoices.typeform.com/to/I7pW8K
Who this workshop is for: This workshop is best suited for agented writers and writers who are querying or preparing to do so
Focus: picture books
Group size: 6 writers
Submissions: Submit one picture book. Fiction submissions should be under 900 words; nonfiction should be under 1500 words.
Members: $86; Non-members: $100
Talia Benamy is an associate editor at Philomel Books/Penguin Young Readers, where she focuses on everything from picture books to middle grade and young adult novels. She has worked on books by Chelsea Clinton, Sonia Sotomayor, Temple Grandin, Jane Yolen, Abigail Harrison, Lisa Graff, Ruta Sepetys, Dev Petty, Sarah Brannen, and Terry Border. She sees books as having the amazing power to shape the way kids see the world around them and their place in it, and she looks for manuscripts that have the potential to do just that.
Monday, June 8th - Submissions Due
Friday, June 26th - Critiques Due
Mon, June 29th, 8-9:30pm ET - Debrief call
Fri, July 3rd - Group closes