Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre in association with the SCBWI presents a panel discussion on the issues and opportunities in the children/teen book industry
*PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE TO RHB 309*
• Polly Nolan, literary agent, The Greenhouse Literary Agency, http://www.greenhouseliterary.com
• Sam Smith, Fiction Publisher, Scholastic, http://www.scholastic.co.uk
• Felicity Trew, literary agent, Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency, http://www.carolinesheldon.co.uk
• Liz Bankes, Editor, Egmont Publishing, http://www.egmont.co.uk
• Sara Grant, author, Goldsmiths lecturer and founder of SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices, http://www.sara-grant.com
About Goldsmiths MAs
Practitioner-led, the MA in creative writing at Goldsmiths offers students the opportunity to work with a range of published writers (both staff and visiting tutors) who mentor and lead workshops. Graduates have gone on to have successful careers win numerous awards. Two of them (Ross Raisin and Evie Wyld) were recognised in Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists 2013 list.
A recent addition, the MA programme in Children’s Literature is ideal if you have an interest in the academic study of children’s literature, or work in education (e.g. as a teacher or librarian), publishing or children's media. It's also aimed at authors who want to create texts for children. The MA is taught mainly in the Department of Educational Studies at Goldsmiths, although those wanting to write for children or young adults will also study modules in the Department of English and Comparative Literature.
About the Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators
The SCBWI is a network for the exchange of knowledge among writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers and others involved with literature for young people. SCBWI boasts more than 22,000 members worldwide in more than seventy regions, making it the largest children’s writing organization in the world. Through our events and resources, the SCBWI British Isles region aims to help writers and illustrators develop their craft. Find out more about SCBWI at http://www.britishisles.scbwi.org.
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