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Second annual PubU Children’s Book Summit will meet in Nashville on November 17

The ECPA PubU Children’s Book Summit will be held the afternoon of November 17 at Lipscomb University in Nashville for PubU attendees after track sessions conclude.  Focused on Christian Children’s literature, the Summit will gather the industry’s leaders and experts around these six sessions, curated by conference directors Shannon Marchese (VP/Publisher, Tommy Nelson) and Linda Howard (Assoc. Publisher of Children & Youth, Tyndale House):

Children’s Book Market Trends from The NPD Group, NPD Books with Brenna Conner

Children’s Publishing 101: 6 Key Topics with Linda Howard (Tyndale House) and Shannon Marchese (Tommy Nelson)

Marketing & Publicity is for KIDS with children’s author and marketing expert Brock Eastman and B&H associate publisher Mary Wiley

Understanding Kids Today: Why Ramona Quimby is still a Hero in a “Kardashian-world” with a children’s therapist and children’s book editor Bunmi Ishola (Penguin Random House)

Content Matters: How to Determine Age-Appropriate Subjects and Content for Readers with Dorena Williamson (author) and Laura Helweg (HarperCollins Christian)

Brand Building in the Children’s Market with Dan Lynch (Brentwood Press) and other licensing experts

>> Children’s Book Summit directors, Linda Howard and Shannon Marchese, discuss the program in 5-minute video