Teachers

Andrea Cascardi

Special Guest
Andrea Cascardi has held senior editorial positions at Random House and Disney Publishing, and was an agent with Transatlantic for ten years before returning to the Publisher role at Egmont USA. As an editor she acquired and edited Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King winner Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold, and Pura Belpre winner Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez among many other award-winning books. As an agent she represented many bestselling and award-winning titles including Clare Vanderpool’s Newbery winner Moon Over Manifest and Printz Honor winner Navigating Early, e.E. Charlton-Truillo’s Stonewall winner Fat Angie; and New York Times Bestseller Nubs: A Mutt, A Marine, and a Miracle. Now back at Transatlantic Agency as Senior Literary Agent, Andrea’s client list ranges from picture books through adult, and she welcomes diverse voices.