Monday, March 2, 2015

Conference faculty profile: Christa Heschke

Christa Heschke will demystify the process of writing a mystery.

Christa Heschke started in publishing as an intern at both Writers House and Sterling Lord Literistic, where she fell in love with the agency side of publishing. As an agent at McIntosh & Otis, where she has been in the Children's Literature Department since 2009, she is actively looking for picture books, middle grade, and young adult projects. She graduated from Binghamton University with a major in English and a minor in Anthropology.

Twitter: @ChristaHeschke


Christa's conference schedule:

––Saturday, 8:30–9:15am
Agent/Editor/Art Director panel 

––Saturday, 10:20–11:20am
Breakout session 1-E, "Writing an Engaging Mystery: Atmosphere, Tension, Pacing, and Premise"

––Saturday, 1:05–2:05pm
Breakout session 2-D, "Picture Books 101: From Coming Up With an Idea to Querying"

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