2016 October Robust Revisions Workshop 

Emma D. Dryden is the co-author of What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur? (Little Pickle Press) and founder of drydenbks, a premier children’s editorial and publishing consultancy firm after twenty-five years as a highly regarded editor and publisher. She consults with authors, illustrators, agents, editors, publishers, start-ups, and app developers. Emma has edited over 1,000 books for children and young readers. During her tenure with Atheneum and McElderry Books, many of her titles hit national and international bestseller lists and received numerous awards and medals, including the Newbery Medal, Newbery Honor, and Caldecott Honor. Emma’s on the Advisory board of SCBWI and is a sought-after speaker on craft, the art and business of children’s books, and reinvention. Her blog “Our stories, Ourselves” explores the intertwined themes of life and writing. She can be followed online at Twitter @drydenbks, Facebook and Pinterest.