Teachers

Harold Underdown

Special Guest
Harold is an executive editor at Kane Press. He is also the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Children’s Book Publishing, a comprehensive guide to how children’s book publishing works. He founded and runs The Purple Crayon, a respected Web site with information about the children’s publishing world at www.underdown.org. Harold also likes to teach, and runs the Kids Book Revisions workshops, retreats, and online classes with colleague Eileen Robinson. In addition, he speaks and gives workshops at conferences, including the SCBWI’s national conferences in Los Angeles and New York, the Highlights Foundation, and elsewhere. Before Kane Press, he worked as an independent editor and at Macmillan, Orchard, and Charlesbridge. He has experience in both trade and educational publishing.