Discover the magic behind the pages with Sara Sargent, Senior Executive Editor at Random House Children’s Books. Join us for an exclusive interview with Sara, giving you a sneak peek into the heart of Random House Children’s Books in NYC! Learn firsthand about life as a Senior Executive Editor as Sara shares her insights, experiences, and journey through the world of publishing.
SAVE THE DATE: October 13th
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM (Amsterdam time)
Price: €15 members, €20 registered users
Dive deep into the inner workings of Random House Children’s Books as Sara shares her wisdom and expertise during a 30-minute live interview. Then, in the next 30 minutes, witness Sara's talent in action as she discovers various manuscripts, including a first page of a middle-grade novel, a first page of an early reader manuscript, and a full picture book. Gain an insider view of an acquiring editor's perspective in real time.
19:00 – 19:30: Live interview with Sara Sargent, Senior Executive Editor at Random House Children’s Books NYC
19:30 – 20:00: See Sara at work as she gives her live impressions of the first pages of a middle-grade novel and early reader, as well as a picture book manuscript
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ABOUT SARA SARGENT
Sara Sargent is a Senior Executive Editor at Random House Books for Young Readers. She has previously held positions at HarperCollins Children’s Books, Simon & Schuster, New York Magazine, and Meet the Press. Sara has worked with New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USAToday bestselling authors such as #1 New York Times bestselling authors Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, plus TV star Daymond John, celeb power couple Ciara and Russell Wilson, Olympians Laurie Hernandez and Karen Chen, TV personality Ainsley Earhardt, YouTube star StacyPlays, and fiction writers Abbi Glines, Rosamund Hodge, and Lisa Maxwell. Sara has also worked with internationally bestselling author and actress Lily Collins; National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti; and social media influencers Laci Green, Matthew Espinosa, Baby Ariel, and Arden Rose. Sara received her Master of Science in journalism from Northwestern University. She lives in Brooklyn.