Debbie Ridpath Ohi writes and illustrates books for young people. She is represented by Ginger Knowlton at Curtis Brown Ltd.

 

 

 

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Out in bookstores now:

I'M BORED. Written by Michael Ian Black, illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. A New York Times Notable Children's Book and Junior Library Guild selection. Teacher's Guide (K-5) now available.

 

 

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Saturday
Mar232013

No illustrator track at Niagara Writer Retreat/Conference this year

A while back, I mentioned that I was going to be on the faculty at the  Niagara Retreat and Conference this coming May. Not enough illustrators signed up to warrant keeping the Illustrator track, so the conference has decided to drop that part of the programming. 

For those who signed up for my one-on-one Platform Critiques, I'll still be honouring those via Skype chat.

Disappointed that I won't be attending this year, but I still heartily recommend this event for anyone interested in writing for young people. Check out the all-star faculty:

Susan Rich: Editor-at-Large for Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Susan Hawk: The Bent Agency

Sara Zarr, YA author (From Debbie: I'm still hoping to get my Sara Zarr books autographed someday!)

Ellen Hopkins, YA author

Kimberley Griffiths-Little, MG and YA author

Lorin Oberweger, freelance editor

Roman White, director & author

Laura Biagi, Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency Inc.

 

More info about the conference and how to register at their website:

http://niagararetreatandconference.com

The Niagara Writer/Illustrator Retreat & Conference Facebook Page

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    I've been wanting to read Sara Zarr's books ever since hearing her speak at the SCBWI Winter Conference in 2011. I was blown away and inspired by her closing keynote (you can read about it on the SCBWI Conference blog). I generally have way too many books

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