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How to Submit Your Children's Book to Publishers

Where: South Christchurch Library, 66 Colombo Street, Cashmere, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

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Do you dream of seeing your stories for children or young adults in print? This two-hour course will cover different options for publication and provide practical guidance for submitting to traditional publishers in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. From query letters to agents to editors to contracts, you’ll learn to navigate the submission process and get your manuscript into the right hands.

About the presenters:
Sarina Dickson is a writer, artist and educator based in Christchurch. She has two picture books publishing with Hachette Aotearoa NZ in 2021--The Fairies’ Night Before Christmas and A Stick and a Stone--with further titles coming in 2022 and beyond.

Elissa Brent Weissman is an award-winning author of books for 8-12-year olds, including the Nerd Camp series and The Length of a String. Her tenth novel, The Renegade Reporters, was released in August from Penguin USA, and her debut picture book is forthcoming from Abrams in 2023.

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