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August 28 - CLOSED - Karl Jones, Penguin, Crit-N-Chat * Subs sent August 5th

Crit-N-Chats Go Live on Monday August 28, Submissions sent August 5.

Karl Jones, Penguin Young Readers

Manuscripts due August 5th.

Crit-N-Chat on Monday, August 28th.


More About Karl
Karl Jones is an associate editor at Grosset & Dunlap/Price Stern Sloan/Cartoon Network Books in the Penguin Young Readers Group started his career in publishing in 2010. He edits middle-grade fiction, format-busting activity books, and licensed book projects for young readers. His authors include the youngest New York Times bestselling middle-grade author of the Just Jake series, Jake Marcionette, and the critically acclaimed stage performer and screenwriter for 2 Broke Girls, Justin Sayre, who debuted his first middle-grade novel, Husky, in 2015. In his free time, Karl makes art, tells stories, and writes funny things for kids and adults, including some of Penguin’s own Mad Libs.

He will also field questions about the Writing-For-Hire process, kidlit in general as well as review questions you share in your letter to him when you are live.


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Karl Jones
Karl Jones

Karl Jones is an associate editor at Grosset & Dunlap/Price Stern Sloan/Cartoon Network Books in the Penguin Young Readers Group started his career in publishing in 2010. He edits middle-grade fiction, format-busting activity books, and licensed book projects for young readers. His authors include the youngest New York Times bestselling middle-grade author of the Just Jake series, Jake Marcionette, and the critically acclaimed stage performer and screenwriter for 2 Broke Girls, Justin Sayre, who debuted his first middle-grade novel, Husky, in 2015. In his free time, Karl makes art, tells stories, and writes funny things for kids and adults, including some of Penguin’s own Mad Libs.


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