On this episode, Laura welcomes Sarah Baker, the new Executive Director of the Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI).

 

They talk about Sarah’s ideas for making the Board of Directors more representative of members, updating SCBWI’s volunteer structures, making the whole organization more inclusive on a local and global scale and redesigning the SCBWI website. We also get her best advice for aspiring and published authors and illustrators in the modern publishing industry.

 

 

 

 

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PEN/Phyllis Naylor Grant for Children’s and YA Novelists: https://www.pen.org/pen-phylllis-naylor-grant

 

 

 

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