Learn to make picture books!
If you have ever wanted to create a picture
book, this is the class for you! Join editor
Noa Wheeler and author/illustrator Liz Starin for an 8-week intensive to hone your skills and get your creative juices flowing. Class includes writing assignments, workshopping, and discussion of the history and current state of the picture book market. Both writers and illustrators are welcome!
from 2/4/18 to 3/25/18
Class Hours5:30 - 8:30 pm
LocationStories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab,
458 Bergen Street, Brooklyn
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Liz Starin is a writer, illustrator and software developer. She studied illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Hochschule fuer Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, Germany. Her books include Roar! written by Tammi Sauer (2015, Simon & Schuster / Paula Wiseman Books), Splashdance (2016, Farrar, Straus & Giroux), and Captain Monty Takes the Plunge, written by Jennifer Mook-Sang (2017, Kids Can Press). Before turning to the creative side of children's books, Liz was a book reviewer for Junior Library Guild. She lives with her family and thousands of books in Brooklyn, New York.
Noa Wheeler was on the editorial staff at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers (Macmillan Children's Publishing Group) for ten years. She is the editor of many highly acclaimed books for children and teens, including the New York Times bestselling Grisha Trilogy and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo and How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon (a Coretta Scott King Honor book), as well as Flutter and Hum/Aleteo y Zumbido by Julie Paschkis, Woodpecker Wham! by April Pulley Sayre, Arctic White by Danna Smith, and many others. She lives with a big cat and thousands of books in Brooklyn, New York.
To apply, please send an email to liz.and.noa@gmail.com with the subject line "picture book class" that includes your name and responses to the following:
Other questions? Get in touch!