Canadian Children’s Book Centre presents: a Get Published Seminar

For those of you who are in or near Toronto and want to write for kids or teens, don’t miss

THE CANADIAN CHILDREN’S BOOK CENTRE PRESENTS: GET PUBLISHED! SEMINAR

TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011: On September 17, 2011 in Toronto, three panels of
experts will discuss how children’s books are written, illustrated, edited,
and selected for publication and sale in Canada. There will also be a question
and answer period where panel experts will discuss participants’ questions.
CREATORS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE: Award-winning authors Barbara Reid
(children’s books), Gillian O’Reilly (non-fiction), and a third fiction writer
(TBA) will talk about the creative process and how their careers took off.

PUBLISHERS TELL ALL: Margie Wolfe (Publisher, Second Story Press) and Sheba
Meland (formerly Publisher of Maple Tree Press) give the inside scoop on the
children’s publishing industry and what publishers are really looking for in a
manuscript.

BOOKSELLERS REVEAL THE INs AND OUTs OF BOOKSELLING:
Highly successful wholesaler Maria Martella (owner of Tinlids Inc.) and sales
executive Saffron Beckwith (Vice President of Kate Walker & Co.) explain how
booksellers decide which books to showcase in their stores.

WHEN: Saturday September 17, 2011
9:00am to 12:00pm
WHERE: Canadian Children’s Book Centre
Room 222
2nd Floor, Northern District Library
40 Orchard View Blvd
(One Block North of Yonge and Eglinton)

COST: $75 per participant (includes the CCBC’s best-selling ‘Get Published!’
kit)

Registration is limited. Please register with Dawn Todd by phone at
416.975.0010 ext. 224 or online at
www.bookcentre.ca/store/products/get_published_seminar by Thursday September
15, 2011.

All proceeds go to the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, a national, not-for-
profit organization founded in 1976 to encourage, promote, and support the
reading, writing, and illustrating of Canadian Children’s literature.

For further information contact:

Dawn Todd, General Manager
Canadian Children’s Book Centre
416 975-0010 ext. 224
dawn@bookcentre.ca

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