Faculty

Emma Dryden

Emma D. Dryden

Emma D. Dryden founded drydenbks LLC (www.drydenbks.com), a premiere children’s editorial & publishing consultancy firm, after 25 years experience as editor and publisher of Margaret K. McElderry Books and Atheneum Books for Young Readers, imprints of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. She edits children’s books and digital content for all ages, consults on writing and illustration careers and publishing strategies, and teaches extensively about writing craft as well as traditional and non-traditional publishing best practices. Emma is the author of the picture book, WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR? and a board member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI).