How to Impress an Agent in Today's Picture Book Market

with Agent Paige Terlip

What do agents really want in picture book submissions?

In How to Impress an Agent in Today's Picture Book Market, Julie Hedlund interviews agent Paige Terlip and gets answers to the most pressing questions about picture book submissions including:

  • What's the market like for picture books post-pandemic?
  • What makes a standout picture book submission?
  • What gets a submission tossed?
  • What are you seeing too much of and not enough of?
  • What is Paige looking for in picture book submissions?

Prior to becoming an Associate Agent, Paige Terlip was a Senior Assistant for Executive Agent Laura Rennert, and has been with Andrea Brown Literary Agency (ABLA) since 2017. She comes to agenting with a background in marketing, design, and freelance editorial. She’s worked at Charlesbridge Publishing, The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and a ranch in the Rockies. She has an MA in Children's Literature and an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons University.

If you're currently submitting queries or will be soon, this is one webinar you don't want to miss!

"This was so informative and empowering -- thank you, Julie and Paige! "

- Jenn Ferna Hall

"We love that you are upfront and straightforward...that's an important trait in an agent, for sure. "

- Vivian Kirkfield

Your Instructor

Paige Terlip
Paige Terlip

Paige Terlip represents all categories of children’s books from picture books to young adult, as well as select adult fiction, including thrillers/psychological suspense, fantasy/sci-fi, horror, upmarket fiction, romance, and mysteries. Regardless of genre, she is seeking inclusive, intersectional voices and gorgeous line-level writing with emotionally compelling narratives.

Frequently Asked Questions

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"Thank you so much Page this was a wonderfully informative session. Learned so much"

- Diane Tulloch

"Thank you so much, both Julie and Paige. So much useful information!"

- Marcia Parks

"Super impressive! Thank you so much for sharing, Paige."

-Julia Richardson

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