Orli Zuravicky is a Senior Editor at Scholastic and the author of the forthcoming Happily Ever Afterlife middle grade novel series.
In this interview we talk about:
- How an Editor chooses an Illustrator.
- How to approach an Editor at a conference.
- How being an Editor helped Orli become a better writer.
- Why manuscript submissions get rejected.
- Why there are more opportunities in Kidlit now than ever before.
Listen to ‘Stories Unbound’ Episode 19:
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Music by Ryan Keith and Wes Cepin
Share Your Thoughts:
Today Orli helped us understand what it’s like to be an Editor at a major publishing house.
What did you learn about the Editor’s role that you didn’t know before?