Everything You Need To Know About Children’s Book Publishing: A Crash Course 2019

March 21 - 24, 2019


This intensive weekend is designed to give you a comprehensive look at how the children’s book publishing industry works. You will gain understanding of all processes associated with submitting, selling, developing, and marketing a trade book or magazine article. You will also learn from and make connections with children’s publishing insiders. Our goal is to answer ALL your questions!

A workshop for serious beginners: learn all you need to know about the business of publishing children’s books!


Harold Underdown

Harold is an author and independent children’s book editor who works with authors and publishers. Harold enjoys teaching, and in that role…
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Leah Henderson

Leah Henderson has always loved getting lost in stories. When she is not scribbling down her characters’ adventures, she is…
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Rachel Werner

Special Guest Rachel Werner is the digital editor of “BRAVA,” a Wisconsin-based magazine created by women for women. She is…
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Alison Green Myers

Special Guest Alison Green Myers wanted to join the circus. She wanted to train tigers. She wanted to jump through…
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Matthew Winner

Special Guest Matthew Winner is an elementary school librarian living in Howard County, Maryland. He is the host of The Children’s…
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Lindsay Barrett George

Special Guest Lindsay Barrett George was born in the West Indies and grew up in New Jersey. She received a…
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Patty Courtright

Special Guest Patty Courtright is an assistant editor and the reader-mail specialist at Highlights magazine, where she has worked in…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $899.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, with an optional tour of Highlights magazine and Boyds Mill Press, and ends on Sunday, March 24, with lunch.