DETAIL: Review and detailed feedback on a picture book manuscript. Any genre is fine, though I specialise in multicultural picture books.
BIO: Laura Atkins is a children’s book editor who has worked for Children’s Book Press, Orchard Books and Lee & Low Books in the USA. She currently edits books for Nigerian publisher, Cassava Republic, and also offers freelance critiquing and mentoring services. She was a Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) at Roehampton University in London until August 2013, and is now based in Berkeley, CA, where she plans to continue to run writing workshops, retreats and a monthly writing group.