Picture Book Map

Many years ago I attended a lecture given by picture book author and illustrator, Debra Frasier. I remember I felt an instant connection. Part of it was the fact that she loved creating picture books, the other part was the…

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Interview: Allyson Heller

It’s a treat to have Alyson Heller return to WIFYR in June. Alyson is an associate editor at Aladdin Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing, where she works on everything from picture books to middle grade novels.…

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Interview: A.E. Cannon

Registration is open and we are excited to highlight each of our faculty in an upcoming interview. To see the full list of classes visit the website at http://www.wifyr.com/. We are thrilled to have Ann Edwards Cannon on our faculty…

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NEW THIS YEAR—MINI-WORKSHOPS

You’ve seen the tagline and you’ve got questions. What are mini-workshops? And why would I want to take one? You’ve come to the right place because here, we have answers. What are mini-workshops? They're just what they sound like—a mini…

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