Writing has been my passion since childhood, and I’ve worn many hats, including newspaper reporter and editor for business and college newsletters. I spent six years as a editor for the international College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) and six years as The Centerpiece editor, JCCC’s faculty newsletter for the Center for Teaching and Learning. I’ve had short stories and poetry published in college literary magazines. Other writing pieces fill my filing cabinet. After a long career as an educator,…
S. J. Bushue owns, operates and is one of the authors of children’s books for The Little Fig, LLC. She can be found writing with everything from a stick in the sand to the back of her hand. Her creative works are inspired by vividly colorful dreams and her enchanting family. Sherry is published in children’s books, magazines, newspapers, and poetry collections. Sherry’s triple major led to post graduate studies focusing on the education of children with special needs. Her…
Here’s a good news tidbit for Heartlander Ann Ingalls! Congrats, Ann! New Publishers’ Weekly Post: Ann Ingalls’s THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IN MISSOURI, for the series The Twelve Days of Christmas in America, to Christina Pulles at Sterling Children’s, by Karen Grencik at Red Fox Literary (World).
Here’s a sneak peek at the front cover art for Heartlander Alastair Heim’s upcoming picture book NO TOOTING AT TEA! Book illustrations by Sara Not. http://www.alastairheim.com/books
This just in from Heartlander Bridget Heos: MUSTACHE BABY, the board book comes out September 6, 2016. It’s perfect for new parents, and we’ve heard from teething babies that it’s DELICIOUS!
A lovely shout-out for Heartlander Jenn Bailey, this time from Publishers Weekly: http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/shelftalker/?p=18952
Congratulations to Heartlander Jenn Bailey who recently received the Alumni Gift Award from Vermont College of Fine Arts!
Heartlander Roderick Townley’s novel, A BITTER MAGIC, has been selected to represent Kansas at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. this September. The State Librarian of Kansas, Jo Budler, writes, “I could not think of a better work for this honor!” Wonderful news! Congratulations, Roderick!
Congrats! PW gives a starred review to Heartlander Sue Gallion’s PUG MEETS PIG!
Jennifer Greene at Clarion has bought world rights to Heartlander Alastair Heim‘s next picture book, The Great Puppy Invasion, about what happens when a horde of puppies shows up in Strictville, a no-nonsense, no-fun town that has never seen puppies before. Kim Smith will illustrate; publication is set for fall 2017. Kelly Sonnack at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency represented both Heim and Smith. http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/70719-rights-report-week-of-june-20-2016.hthttp://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childml