Editor Interview: Arthur A. Levine on Levine Querido

By Cynthia Leitich Smith

In a world of various career options for smart, charming folks like yourself, why did you choose editing children’s books?

Ha! Nice of you to say. My parents had the same question in 1984.

To be honest, it started when I was a senior in college because I was (slash am) a poet, and I had made all of $10 and a couple of magazine copies selling my poems.

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Intern Insights: Highlights of SCBWI LA 2018

Lin Oliver interviews Lois Lowry at SCBWI L.A. Conference

By Gayleen Rabakukk

In August, I attended my very first SCBWI international summer conference. It was truly an amazing experience, but also a bit overwhelming with nearly 1,200 people in attendance.

Thankfully, we all share a love of children’s books, making it much easier to talk with people than typical social situations.

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