Monday, March 3, 2014

Conference faculty profile: Holly McGhee

Holly M. McGhee, President and Creative Director of Pippin Properties, will join the agent faculty for SCBWI Western Washington’s 23rd Annual Writing and Illustration for Children Conference, which will be held April 12-13, 2014, at the Marriott Redmond Town Center. (Get registration info.)

Holly represents many well-known authors and illustrators including Kate DiCamillo, Kathi Appelt, Doreen Cronin, David Small, Peter H. Reynolds, Katherine Applegate, Alison McGhee, Jon Agee, and Renata Liwska, to name a few. Holly worked in various aspects of the publishing industry, including time as an executive editor at HarperCollins, prior to opening the doors at Pippin in 1998. Learn more about Holly and her agency by looking over Pippin’s website, browsing Pippin’s blog, or reading some of her clients’ books. There are also several nice interviews with Holly online, including this one from last fall.

—Contributed by Kjersten Anna Hayes

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