Writing for the Educational Market 2019

June 23 - 27, 2019


Would you like to have editors actually contacting you and asking you to write for them? Welcome to the educational market!

If the words “educational market” make you think of boring workbooks and textbooks, it’s time to think again! Today’s educational publishers are eager to see lively nonfiction, fast-paced fiction, poetry, and more. The rules for educational writing are different, but the end result is creative, exciting, and kid-pleasing. Whether your interest is straight informational nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry, this workshop will help you find your niche in the educational market.


Jan Fields

Jan Fields had her first brush with educational publishing when an editor happened upon her webpage and asked if she’d…
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Paula Morrow

Paula Morrow has been a children’s literature specialist for over 40 years and still enjoys each new day in the…
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Karl Jones

Special Guest Karl Jones is an Associate Editor at Penguin Young Readers Group. He works on a variety of licensed…
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Cindy Kane

Special Guest Cindy Kane began her career editing children’s books, rising to the position of Editorial Director at Dial Books…
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Sandra K. Athans

Teaching Assistant Sandra K. Athans is a National Board Certified practicing literacy specialist with over fifteen years of experience teaching…
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Julia Garstecki

Teaching Assistant Julia Garstecki has published more than fifty books for the education market. Series include American Fighting Forces, The…
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All-inclusive registration includes workshop tuition, lodging, meals, beverages, and snacks. Free shuttle service is available from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) International Airport.

We offer payment plans as low as $75/month. We'll be in touch with details after you register.

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workshop information

Begins with dinner on Sunday, June 23, and ends with lunch on Thursday, June 27.