February 12, 2013
CONTACT: Todd Tuell & Denise Vega
5:30pm - 7:00pm ONLINE (AnyMeeting)
Join us the evening of Feb 12, 2013 for a presentation from Emma D Dryden, BEST PRACTICES: Self, Indie and Traditional Publishing.
Emma D Dryden is the founder of the children’s book editorial and publishing consulting firm, drydenbks, through which she provides editorial and consultancy support to authors, illustrators, agents, foreign and domestic publishers, and eBook and app publishers. Her long children’s publishing career began at Viking and Random House, followed by a position with Margaret K. McElderry Books. After McElderry retired, Emma became VP, Editorial Director of McElderry Books, and then VP, Publisher of Atheneum Books for Young Readers and Margaret K. McElderry Books, imprints of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.
Throughout her career, Emma has edited over five-hundred books for children, ranging from board books and picture books to poetry, novelties, non-fiction, MG, and YA fiction and fantasy. As publisher, she oversaw the annual publication of over one-hundred hardcover and paperback titles. Authors and illustrators whom Emma has edited include Ellen Hopkins, Karma Wilson, Susan Cooper, Alan Katz, Raul Colon, Lee Bennett Hopkins, David Diaz, and Paul Zelinsky.
A highly sought-after speaker about craft and the digital landscape, Emma is the leader of the Editorial Quality Panel for picture eBook platform uTales and is on the Society of Children’s Writers & Illustrators Board of Advisors. Her blog “Our Stories, Ourselves” explores the intertwined themes of life and writing and she encourages connection in the social network on Twitter (@drydenbks), Facebook, and Pinterest
Visit Emma online at: www.drydenbks.com
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