Emma Dryden

Emma D. Dryden

Emma D Dryden established drydenbks LLC, a premier children’s editorial and publishing consultancy firm, after over twenty years as a highly regarded children’s book editor and publisher with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division. During her tenure as VP, Publisher of Atheneum BFYR and Margaret K. McElderry Books, she oversaw the annual publication of more than one-hundred hardcover and paperback titles. Over the course of her thirty-five+ year career, Emma has edited more than 1,000 books for children and young readers, many of which have received numerous awards and medals, including but not limited to the National Book Award Honor, Newbery Honor, and Caldecott Honor, and which have hit bestseller lists in USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, as well as other national publications. Emma is the co-author of the award-winning picture book, WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR? illustrated by Ken Min, and on the Advisory Council of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. She teaches numerous writing and craft workshops around the world and online, and can be found at www.drydenbks.com.

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