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Q&A with Disney Hyperion Editor Stephanie Owens Lurie

Disney Hyperion editor Stephanie Owens Lurie was one of the faculty members at the 2010 SCBWI LA National Conference. I attended her breakout session on How To Think Like a Publisher and the below question and answer session followed her presentation. Q: Can you comment on the rights landscape? A: You need to think about…

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Teens in Turmoil

Not all teen novels are about popularity and dating, some novels delve into darker themes like death, suicide, and war. In fact, darker issues have become more an more┬ápopular in recently published books. Death was on the forefront of the Teens in Turmoil panel at the LA Times Festival of Books where three daring young…

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