News for Authors

The Changing World of Children’s Picture Books

by Rachael Cole and Sophie McNeill|October, 2013

How have globalization, technology, and eBooks impacted the world of children’s illustrated books? We sat down with Rachael Cole, art director for Schwartz & Wade, to find out more.

Rachael Cole is the art director for Schwartz & Wade. Sophie McNeill is part of the Digital Marketing and Channel Development team.

Visual Storytelling: Instagram

by Lauren Donovan|January, 2013

With over 100 million registered users, this social network’s star is clearly rising. Instagram can help boost your visibility by allowing fans to go behind the scenes of an author’s life. Read more

Celebrate Reading during Banned Books Week

by Katherine Fleming|October, 2012

Each fall, libraries and bookstores nationwide participate in Banned Books Week, raising awareness of literary censorship with displays of “challenged” books and hosting events celebrating the freedom to read. This year, Banned Books Week is from September 30 through October 6. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved!

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Back To School for Children’s Authors

by Katherine Fleming|August, 2012

Back-to-school season is the perfect time to set up visits to schools or libraries in your community.  Teachers and librarians can be powerful ambassadors for authors and illustrators.

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