CMA Event Recap: A Children’s Book Editor and A Children’s Bookstore Manager on the Industry Today

On Tuesday, April 5th, Leslie Shumante, assistant editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, the children’s division of Hachette Book Group, and Andy Laites, manager of The Bank Street Bookstore, talked with CMA members in a fascinating roundtable discussion led by CMA’s own Leah Gostick. This was a members-only event, so if you’re not… Read More CMA Event Recap: A Children’s Book Editor and A Children’s Bookstore Manager on the Industry Today

You’ve Got Two More Weeks to Win a FREE CMA Membership (by Drawing us a Cover)!

Hey! Remember when we said you could win a FREE One-Year Membership to CMA by drawing us a book cover? You still can! Because you lovely, talented people have been sending us such wonderful things (you should be proud of yourselves for being so talented!), we’ve decided to extend our deadline to Monday, December 8!… Read More You’ve Got Two More Weeks to Win a FREE CMA Membership (by Drawing us a Cover)!

CMA Event: Through an Editor’s Eyes – The Joys of Keeping Classic Brands Fresh

Classic brands are classic for a reason: they’re fresh for generation after generation of readers. But how do they get that way? CMA put together a panel to find out! On Thursday June 12, CMA brought Diane Muldrow (Random House, Little Golden Books), Alice Jonaitis (Random House, Seuss), and Karen Halpenny (Sesame Digital) together to… Read More CMA Event: Through an Editor’s Eyes – The Joys of Keeping Classic Brands Fresh

CMA Event: From Austria to Amazon – A Path to Publication

Everyone needs encouragement from time to time. Especially writers. Especially especially writers feeling stymied by the 18-month wait to get a 32-page picture book published. Those poor souls need hugs… And Linda Ravin Lodding gave them. Well, not hugs,per se (but I got one!). Encouragement. Linda Ravin Lodding (A Gift for Mama, The Busy Life of… Read More CMA Event: From Austria to Amazon – A Path to Publication