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June 23 - Crit-N-Chat with Mary-Kate Gaudet, Execultive Editor, Little, Brown

Submissions: June 23rd + Critique-N-Chat Live July 9th

Mary-Kate Gaudet, executive editor at Little, Brown is with us for a June Critique-N-Chat session.

Manuscripts due June 23rd

Chat Live Session, July 9th @ 11 AM EST

This is an opportunity to receive a true mentoring session straight from the editor's desk.

Mary-Kate will be taking 10 participants for Crit-N-Chats in June.For this event, you will register to hold your spot. Then, you will submit your work and then register for webinar and your Critique-N-Chat time. We will keep you updated on our new course platform. You will receive updates and news and notifications immediately for your session. This is such a great way to get the professional feedback you need on a project that means a lot to you.

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That's it. This option is limited to 10 critiques so register quickly before they are gone.


Your Instructor


Mary-Kate Gaudet
Mary-Kate Gaudet

Mary-Kate Gaudet (Executive Editor, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) edits a variety of licensed, brand, and media tie-ins titles and manages publishing programs with such partners as Disney (Marvel Cinematic Universe), Hasbro (My Little Pony), and Warner Brothers (Teen Titans Go!)

She also acquires and edits trade picture books—championing off-beat, yet poignant storytelling—and works with creators such as Liz Climo (Rory the Dinosaur Wants a Pet), Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora (Horrible Bear!), and Refe and Susan Tuma (What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure).

A graduate of Fordham University, she joined Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in 2012 after having worked at HarperCollins Children’s Books, Sterling Publishing, and Denise Marcil Literary Agency.


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


When and how do I submit my manuscript?
You submit your manuscript on or before May 13th through Submittable..com. The link is provided in the course.
How do I sign up to chat?
Everything you need is provided in the course. You will register for your live time slot on June 1st, and chat live with her on June 10th. Upon payment, you will register for your live session.
What if I am unhappy with the course, webinar, or critique?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, please contact us. While we do not refund critiques, courses, or webinar events, we'd love to hear from you.

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