Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


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Megan Abbate, assistant editor, Roaring Brook Press, MacMillan
(critiques all ages/genres; for YA, preference for rom-com or realistic contemporary; no high fantasy or sci-fi; also critiques portfolios)

Kurestin Armada, literary agent, P.S. Literary Agency
(critiques PB, MG, YA, with a special interest in speculative fiction)

Mike Armstrong, author
(critiques PB)

Maria Carluccio, author/illustrator
(critiques PB, board books, book dummies, portfolios)

Pat Cummings, author/illustrator
(critiques PB, MG, portfolios)

Mallory Grigg, art director, MacMillan Publishers
(critiques portfolios)

Angie Karcher, author/illustrator
(critiques PB, with a preference for rhyme)

Tricia Lin, assistant editor, Simon & Schuster
(critiques PB, MG, YA, with a special interest in speculative fiction and layered contemporary novels)

Sean McCarthy, literary agent, Sean McCarthy Literary Agency
(critiques all ages and genres, portfolios; may not be the best match for YA Romance)

Julie Rubini, author
(critiques PB, MG with a preference for nonfiction, especially biographies)

Tammi Sauer, author
(critiques PB)

Rosemary Wells, author/illustrator
(critiques PB, portfolios)