SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Alexandra Penfold, Upstart Crow Literary Agency

      

ALEXANDRA PENFOLD,  UPSTART CROW LITERARY AGENCY

Alexandra Penfold is a Literary Agent with Upstart Crow Literary Agency and the New York Times Bestselling author of All Are Welcome, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman. She represents works for all age ranges and across genres. Some of the books Alexandra has represented include SCBWI Golden Kite winner Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley (Roaring Brook), Be the Change by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Evan Turk (S&S), and the 2017 Jumpstart Read for the Record Book, Quackers by Liz Wong (Knopf). Clients include New York Times Best Selling illustrator, Elizabeth Baddeley, Meghan McCarthy, Adam Lehrhaupt, and Suzanne Kaufman, among others. In addition to her work as an agent, Alexandra is the author of several books for children: Eat, Sleep, Poop, illustrated by Jane Massey, We Are Brothers, We Are Friends, illustrated by Eda Kaban, The Littlest Viking, illustrated by Isabel Roxas, and  Food Truck Fest, illustrated by Mike Dutton. Find her on Twitter @agentpenfold or www.alexpenfoldbooks.com.


PICTURE BOOK WRITER’S INTENSIVE:
Revision: Precision makes your manuscript shine

Pro Track Intensive Session:

  • How marketing money is distributed/spent by publishers, how to get more marketing money for their books, and how to make the most of what they have to spend (what works and what doesn’t which social network platforms are reaching buyers, etc.),
  • Career Development and longevity – how to build your platform and keep making money
SPRING MINGLE BREAKOUT SESSION: 
      Finding and Fixing Plot Holes (Advanced)
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