Virginia Lowe

Photo of editor Virginia LowePreferred audience: all ages

Virginia runs a manuscript assessment agency, Create a Kids’ Book, which has launched many successful writers and illustrators. She has been a municipal and school librarian, a judge for the CBCA Awards and an academic writer on children and books. Her published works include Stories, Pictures and Reality: Two Children Tell.

Virginia also has a PhD in children’s literature.

Virginia conducts workshops on making picture books (writing and illustrating; plot and character development; consistency of illustrations; locating and approaching publishers); history of children’s books; the children’s book publishing market; and writing autobiographies or biographies.

She also gives talks to parent groups, would-be writers and illustrators, creative-writing classes and writers’ groups.


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