Picture Book Summit Founders to Donate $7,000 to We Need Diverse Books

By Maryann Yin Comment

Picture Book Summit Logo (GalleyCat)More than $7,000 was raised from Picture Book Summit 2015. The founders of this online conference made the announcement at New York Media Works.

Here’s more from the press release: “Picture Book Summit 2015 took place on October 3rd, and featured keynotes from bestselling authors Mac Barnett, Peter Brown, and Andrea Davis Pinkney, as well as workshops led by the co-founders and panel discussions with editors and agents. Hundreds of working and aspiring children’s book writers attended the event, logging in from six continents.”

The money will be donated to the We Need Diverse Books organization. The 2016 edition of Picture Book Summit is set to take place on Oct. 1, 2016.