ACES Evolve 2023

Working with Kidlit Authors | Jennifer Navarre

If you've ever had an author say, "I want to write a children's book someday," then this is the session for you. Kidlit includes books for a wide range of readers, from infants all the way to teenagers. Learn about the different categories of kidlit, how to help authors who aren't sure where their stories fit, and how to offer guidance on traditional and self-publishing.

Intermediate Level, Students, Freelance editors, Book editors, Advanced Skills


Jennifer Navarre is a kidlit editor and book coach who spends her days helping authors refine their audience and their story as they develop their picture books, chapter books, and middle grade and YA novels.

She’s worked in prose and rhyme on books for kids, tweens, and teens and led presentations on writing and education at conferences across the US.

Jennifer is a part of many online writing communities as both a writer and an editor and is a champion procrastinator on getting her own stories out of her head and onto the page.

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