The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators conversations with publishing pros, and award-winning and bestselling writers and illustrators who inform and inspire about the ins and outs of the children's book industry. Find out about the craft and creative process behind young adult novels, picture books, middle grade fiction, graphic novels and nonfiction.
SCBWI Conversations - Mike Curato - Trailer
Mike Curato is the award-winning author/illustrator of Little Elliot picture book series, as well as the illustrator of Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian, All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle. Mike tells Theo Baker about his career journey, what it took to get his portfolio ready, and how SCBWI changed everything.
SCBWI Conversations - Cheryl Klein
A conversation with Cheryl Klein, the editorial director of Lee & Low Books, and Theo Baker.
SCBWI Conversations - Cheryl Klein - Trailer
Cheryl Klein, editorial director at Lee & Low Books, speaks with Theo Baker about the insights she’s gained as an editor, the importance of diverse voices, the publishing and writing sides to the question “who can write what?”, and telling the story of your heart.
SCBWI Conversations - Nancy Paulsen
President and publisher of Nancy Paulsen Books, Nancy Paulsen, talks with Theo Baker.
SCBWI Conversations - Nancy Paulsen - Trailer
President and publisher of her eponymous imprint at Penguin Young Readers, Nancy Paulsen shares her vision, her list, the process of revision for middle grade novels, what goes into publishing a picture book, and much more in conversation with host Theo Baker.
SCBWI Conversations - Raúl Colón
Theo Baker’s conversation with Raúl Colón, multi-award-winning illustrator of over 30 books for children.