Guest Conversation: Suma Subramaniam, Vikram Madan & Suniti Srinivasan on Collaboration in Picture Books

By Suniti Srinivasan

Editor’s note: Today we’re sharing a snapshot of the conversation from Cynsations Intern Suma Subramaniam‘s recent book launch for She Sang For India: How M.S. Subbulakshmi Used Her Voice For Change, illustrated by Shreya Gupta (Farrar, Straus and Giroux BYR, 2022). The chat was led by student writer Suniti Srinivasan and included author and illustrator Vikram Madan celebrating his new titles Owl and Penguin (Holiday House,

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Wearing Two Hats: Editors & Agents Who Write: Editor Arthur Levine & Agent Joan Paquette

By Helen Kampion

Featured image: Arthur Levine and Levine Querido crew celebrate 100 starred reviews.

Most of us think that agents and editors just do agenting or editing. But what if they are also writers? Does this make a difference how our work is viewed? Evaluated? This three-part series asks agents and editors to share their thoughts and experiences on wearing two hats.

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Wearing Two Hats: Editors & Agents Who Write: Editor Irene Vázquez & Agent James McGowan

By Helen Kampion

Spotlight image: Irene Vázquez & Levine Querido Marketing Director Antonio Gonzalez Cerna

Most of us think that agents and editors just do agenting or editing. But what if they are also writers? Does this make a difference how our work is viewed? Evaluated? This three-part series asks agents and editors to share their thoughts and experiences on wearing two hats.

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Wearing Two Hats: Editors & Agents Who Write: Editor Frances Gilbert & Agent John Cusick

By Helen Kampion

Spotlight image: agent John Cusick signing a contract

Most of us think that agents and editors just do agenting or editing. But what if they are also writers? Does this make a difference how our work is viewed? Evaluated? This three-part series asks agents and editors to share their thoughts and experiences on wearing two hats.

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Guest Conversation: Suma Subramaniam, Ellie Peterson & Suniti Srinivasan on Creating Picture Books

By Suniti Srinivasan

Editor’s note: Today we’re sharing a snapshot of the conversation from Cynsations Intern Suma Subramaniam‘s recent book launch for Namaste Is A Greeting, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat (Candlewick, 2022). The chat was led by student writer Suniti Srinivasan and included author and illustrator Ellie Peterson;

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