WIFYR Success Stories: Part 1

Are you wondering what there is to gain from attending the Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers conference? Every year writers and illustrators attend the conference and leave having gained contacts in the industry, knowledge the process of getting published,…

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Deadlines are Approaching

The Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers Conference (WIFYR) is dedicated to helping beginners to professionals hone their craft. The five day morning workshops and shorter mini workshops offer small-group learning and include faculty and group critiques. Round off each…

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Interview: Martine Leavitt

Today’s interview is with Martine Leavitt, who returns to WIFYR in June to teach the Specialty Novel Class. Martine’s young adult novels have garnered many awards and honors in the United States and Canada. Tom Finder won a Mr. Christie's…

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Interview: Steven Fraser

Stephen Fraser is a literary agent with the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency in New York City, a full-service agency which handles both juvenile and adult books. Stephen has been voted one of the top agents for both picture books…

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