Oh, The Possibilities: Writing For Children In Today’s Publishing World | Newberry

Oh, The Possibilities: Writing For Children In Today’s Publishing World

Led by Esther Hershenhorn
Saturday, March 6, 2021
One session, Saturday, March 6

10 am - 12 pm and 1 - 3 pm (Central Time)


Newberry Adult Education Seminars will meet virtually via Zoom. For more information about the Newberry’s virtual seminars, including a Zoom tutorial, please see our Virtual Seminars FAQ page. If you have questions about online learning, please reach out to seminars@newberry.org.

Seminar Description

Hoping to realize your dream of writing a children’s book? Anxious to learn what to do once you write it? This workshop introduces newcomers to today’s children’s book world and offers some “rules of the road” to make navigating easier. In addition to learning some proven shortcuts to publishing, participants will have the opportunity to share a work-in-progress in order to discover its reader, format, and marketplace possibilities.

One session. Registration – $120

Esther Hershenhorn authors picture books and middle grade fiction, coaches children’s book writers, and recently served on the Board of Advisors of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

Materials List


  • There are no required materials for this seminar.

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for this seminar.

Registration Information

Registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Wednesday, January 13th. Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning January 7 at 10am. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate.

Please note: For more information about registration, including a guide to online registration, see our Registration Information page. Questions? Please contact seminars program staff via email at seminars@newberry.org.

We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.

This seminar is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about registering for a seminar, program policies, or teaching a seminar.