2019 November Self-Editing Workshop

Katherine Jacobs is a Senior Editor at Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. She works on everything from picture books through YA, fiction and nonfiction. She has worked with authors including Gary Schmidt, Mahogany Browne, Andrea Davis Pinkney, Julie Berry, Shane Burcaw, and Jennifer Mathieu. She edited When the Beat Was Born by Laban Carick Hill and illustrated by Theodore Taylor III, which won the John Steptoe Award for New Talent. Katherine is a graduate of the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College in Boston, MA.