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Sep 21, 2022

Illustrators Pat Cummings, Shadra Strickland, Xindi Yan and Rudy Gutierrez joined us to talk about this important topic! Pat moderated a lively conversation, asking the others to talk about the kinds of work they’ve done and to share some of their experience and wisdom. A few things talked about: 

  • Targeting your...


Aug 10, 2022

The Highlights Foundation’s Alison Green Myers and Alex Villasante had a wonderful conversation with educator, advocate, and activist Julia Torres: Empowering Readers and Reader Choice. Among the things they discussed: 

  • The importance of encouraging young people to recommend books to each other–it’s more powerful...


Jun 16, 2022

Jas Hammonds, Anna-Marie McLemore, NoNieqa Ramos and Em Dickson joined us for a PRIDE Celebration of Stories. They had a wonderful conversation with Highlights Foundation team members Alison Green Myers and Alex Villasante about:  

  • Supporting stories you love and getting those books into kids’ hands
  • Their careers in...


Jun 1, 2022

Faculty Sarah Aronson answers questions and shares what makes the Whole Novel Workshop so special.


Jun 1, 2022

At the latest Ask-Me-Anything, we answered some general questions before moving to breakout rooms with Sarah Aronson (Whole Novel Workshop) and Pam Cummings and Harold Underdown (Crash Course in Children's Publishing) This video shares the content from before and after the breakouts. 

It also includes Harold Underdown...