Cris Freese, Cincinnati, OH, is the managing editor of Writer's Digest Books, the editor of Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, the editor of Guide to Literary Agents, and the editor of the GLA blog at WritersDigest.com.
"For anyone wanting to write or illustrate books for children ranging from preschool to young adult, this new 30th edition of a true publishing industry bible, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018 is an absolute must as practical reference and resource. Listing thousands of book publishers, magazines, contests, literary agents, and more, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018 features a webinar by literary agent Jennifer De Chiara on writing query letters that will prove invaluable. Additionally, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018 is replete with basic, 'real world' advice contributed by both debut writers and award-winning authors. Of special note throughout is a wealth of 'how to' tips on the craft of writing, as well as a one-year access to the children's publishing content at www.writersmarket.com. Knowledgeably compiled and deftly edited by Cris Freese (who is the managing editor for Writer's Digest Books, as well as the editor of Guide to Literary Agents), Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2018 is unreservedly and wholeheartedly recommended for personal, professional, community, and academic library Writing/Publishing instructional reference and resource collections." --James A. Cox at Midwest Book Review