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  1. The Insider: Jim Hoover, Art Director at Viking Books for Young Readers

    Illustration by Leire Martin In this edition of The Insider, we interviewed Jim Hoover, Art Director at Viking Books for Young Readers. With nearly 20 years of experience in the Kid Lit world, Jim is a font of knowledge for experienced and budding illustrators alike.  What was your big break into the world of Children’s […]

  2. The Insider: Sarah Hokanson, Art Director at Random House

    In this edition of The Insider, we interviewed Sarah Hokanson, Art Director at Random House Children’s Books. On Saturday, September 9th, Sarah appeared alongside our very own James Burns at the annual Eastern PA SCBWI Illustrator Day event at the Free Library of Philadelphia, where they gave a presentation to emerging illustrators on how to take their portfolios […]

  3. The Insider: Steph Laberis and Little Golden Books

    How was working with such a legendary brand and what did your collaborative process look like? I have worked with two art directors at Random House, being Catherine Mucciardi and Roberta Ludlow. They are just wonderful – they give me tremendous freedom when working from the manuscripts and are very clear with their feedback as […]

  4. The Insider : Carole Edwards, Managing Art Editor, Oxford University Press

    We caught up with Carole Edwards, the Managing Art Editor at Oxford University Press, to discuss her diverse and lengthy career in global educational publishing. I have worked in educational publishing, specifically English Language Teaching (ELT) for the past 19 years, commissioning illustration and photography for Primary books in this sector. One of the most […]

  5. The Insider: Anne McNeil

    Bright Group is starting a new blog series, The Insider, one where we interview influential people in the publishing industry. These interviews will give everyone great insight into the industry for all readers, authors, illustrators, agents and publishers! (All of the images below are from the Internet, and are not Bright’s self-promotion. They are solely […]

  6. The Insider: Vicki Willden-Lebrecht, Director & Founder of The Bright Group

    Vicki Willden-Lebrecht’s recent opinion piece for an AOI interview. You have worked as Director and Founder of the Bright Group, covering global childrens illustration and literary, in which the landscape of commissioning would have changed and adapted through the years. Where do you see commissioning going within this next year? In the UK larger houses […]

  7. The Insider: Kate Wilson, Nosy Crow

    Bright Group’s blog series, The Insider, is one where we interview influential people in the publishing industry. These interviews will give everyone great insight into the industry for all readers, authors, illustrators, agents and publishers! (All of the images below are from the Internet, and are not Bright’s self-promotion. They are solely for visual references.) _____________________ […]

  8. The Insider: Katie Bennett

    Bright Group is starting a new blog series, The Insider, one where we interview influential people in the publishing industry. These interviews will give everyone great insight into the industry for all readers, authors, illustrators, agents and publishers! (All of the images below are from the Internet, and are not Bright’s self-promotion. They are solely for […]

  9. Bright Insider: It all began with Alice for Laura Roberts, Commissioning Editor at Macmillan.

    Laura Roberts has always had a passion for Children’s books and in particular, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. Reading this blog, I feel a romantic notion that Laura spent her childhood like a little Alice, often on imaginary adventures in a world of pictures and stories. Raised by busy, hard-working parents, who despite […]