Mary Anne Mohanraj

This was a great panel

This was a great panel — really nice hearing an author and agent having a frank and open conversation about the process of working together (and going out on submission). (And yes, I bought her book!) Collaborations | Agent & Mid Career Author “From providing thoughtful feedback on drafts, to serving as a steady presence

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Morning session at Kweli

Morning session at Kweli — “two award-winning authors chat with their editor Nick Thomas about how they fuzzified the boundaries between time and space in their new and forthcoming speculative young adult novels.” — really enjoyed listening to their conversation. “You’re Breaking My Heart,” Olugbemisola-Rhuday-Perkovich…/dp/B0C3TDGGMQ/ “Manmade Monsters,” Andrea Rogers and Jeff Edwards…/dp/B0BKRL9RKR “The Art Thieves,”

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Notes from Picture and Word with AYA GHANAMEH, author/illustrator of These Olive Trees, illustrator of Dear Muslim Child by Rahma Rodaah, and designer of children’s books at Penguin Random House…/dp/0593525183…/dp/0063091992 • Board books – babies, children who can’t read yet• Picture books – 3-6, children who are just learning to read• Middle grade /

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Opening remarks

Opening remarks and some audience chatter. If you’re in Philly and interested in children’s lit., the African American Children’s Book Project is apparently amazing.February annually, a free 3-hr event on a Saturday at the convention center.

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