The Agent's Perspective
Pitching and Selling Picture Books
Can you convey your book’s unique qualities to an agent? And after you're published, how will your book get the attention it deserves? Brenda Bowen guides you through the author/agent relationship and the process of selling and marketing your purposeful picture book.
Brenda represents authors and illustrators who are national and international bestsellers, as well as winners of Newbery and Caldecott awards. Before becoming a literary agent in the summer of 2009, Brenda held a variety of positions during her 25-plus years in children’s publishing. She has been editorial director of Henry Holt & Books for Young Readers, Scholastic Press, Disney/Hyperion, and Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.