New Cynsations Reporter Elisabeth Norton

By Stephani Martinell Eaton

We are thrilled that Elisabeth Norton is joining the Cynsations team covering the European market. The above photo shows The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland. Hiking is one of the ways Elisabeth refills her creative well.

Welcome to Cynsations! Could you tell us about your vision for covering books related to the European market here at the blog? Why did you decide to take on this role in the conversation of books?

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2019 Europolitan Con: Literary Agents Molly O’Neill & Alice Sutherland-Hawes

Cynsations Note: This is the second in a series of posts highlighting the upcoming SCBWI Europolitan Conference, set for May 4 and May 5 in Zurich, Switzerland. Today’s post features faculty members Molly O’Neill and Alice Sutherland-Hawes, both literary agents.

By Melanie Rook Welfing

Here we are at base camp, preparing to “Take Our Work to the Next Level.” Our guides today are children’s-YA literary agents,

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Guest Interview: Chris Cheng & Sarah Baker on Publishing Trends & Bologna 2018

By Melanie Rook Welfing
for SCBWI Bologna 2018
and Cynthia Leitich Smith‘s Cynsations

Note: This is part of a series focusing on the Bologna Children’s Bookfair.



SCBWI Netherlands Regional Adviser Melanie Rook Welfing talks with SCBWI booth organizers Chris Cheng and Sarah Baker.

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