Monday, March 2, 2015

Conference faculty profile: Rachel Orr

Rachel will turn your Flat opening pages into Fab ones!

Rachel Orr is celebrating her eighth year as an agent at the Prospect Agency, celebrating her eighth year there. She previously worked for eight rewarding years at HarperCollins Children's Books, and uses those editorial skills to help prepare her clients’ work for submission. Her clients include a wide-range of picture- book authors, illustrators, and middle-grade/YA novelists, including Kit Alloway (Dreamfire), Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen (Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!), Cori Doerrfeld (Matilda in the Middle), and Jennifer Latham (Scarlett Undercover). Rachel also teaches an online course on middle grade novel writing through She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, with her husband and two young children. She has no spare time but, if she did, she would spend it dancing, running and reading, of course.

Twitter: @RachelOrr

As the Eraser Burns
Wading Through Words 
The Wardrobe Journal

Rachel's conference schedule:

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

––Saturday, 1:05–2:05pm
Breakout session 2-E, "Beginnings: From Flat to Fab"

––Saturday, 2:20–3:20pm
Breakout session 3-A, "The Critical Art of Revision"

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