Melissa Manlove

Special Guest
Melissa Manlove is an Executive Editor at Chronicle Books in San Francisco. She has been with Chronicle for 18 years. Her acquisitions encompass picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, graphic novels, and novels in verse. When acquiring, she looks for fresh takes on familiar topics as well as the new and unusual. An effective approach and strong, graceful writing are important to her. She has 20 years of children’s bookselling experience.