Children’s

Barry Goldblatt Literary

Represents authors of picture books, chapter books, middle-grade books and YA. Submit queries by email.

Published: August 8, 2013

Cayova Sponsorship Program

A new social network called Cayova hosts a sponsorship competition for aspiring writers with a prize of $10,000. Blogging, biography, literary criticism, poetry, drama, screenplay, history, fact or fiction, everything and anything using the written word qualifies. Cayova wants to allow writers across all genres to be able to concentrate on their creativity and reward …

Published: July 29, 2013

Thames & Hudson

Publishes illustrated books about art, architecture, decorative arts, design, fashion, photography, travel, history, archaeology, spirituality and natural history. Also publishes some children’s books. Submit queries and proposals up to six pages in the body of an email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Lee & Low Books

Children’s book publisher specializing in multicultural themes for ages 5-12. Especially interested in realistic fiction, historical fiction, and nonfiction with a unique approach. No folktales or animal stories. Submit by regular mail only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Chicago Review Press

Publishes nonfiction in the areas of parenting, popular science, biography/memoir, general nonfiction and travel as well as children’s activity books.

Published: July 23, 2013

Pacific Coast Children’s Writers Novel Workshop and Retreat

Limited attendance makes for an intimate and focused setting in workshops, panels, classes and more. Enrollees read peer manuscripts in advance then compare their conclusions with those of top-notch editors and agents in a collegial, open-clinic format. Can apply for full-novel critique or critique of first 12 pages. The conference also features a teen workshop.

Published: July 23, 2013