Neal Porter

Special Guest
Neal Porter has been in and around children’s book publishing for over 40 years, holding marketing, administrative and editorial positions at houses such as Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Walker Books UK, and Roaring Brook Press, which he helped to found in 2000. He is currently Vice President and Publisher of Neal Porter Books at Holiday House. Books he has edited have received numerous awards and citations including the Caldecott Medal; Caldecott, Geisel and Sibert Honors as well as Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré and Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards. In 2015 he was awarded a Carle Honor in the category of Mentor for his contribution to picture books.