New children’s and YA authors unite

Here’s an interesting site worth checking out: http://classof2k7.com/. There’s also a blog here. This site includes info about Rose Kent, from the Capital Region.

A Novel Approach to Debut Authors

The Class of 2k7 is a group of first-time children’s and YA authors with debut books coming out in 2007. We’re helping to promote each other’s books with this joint Class of 2k7 website as well as a collective blog, newsletter, forum, chatroom, and brochure. Our authors hail from 20 states and D.C. representing an extensive range of genres and publishers.

We’re just getting started, but there’s already been a great deal of enthusiasm about the idea. And you might get to meet some of us during one of our 2007 regional tours, where cooperative book signings and workshops will bring more attention than any one of us could hope for alone. I look forward to hearing your ideas on how we can make the Class of 2k7 even better and leave a legacy for those who come after us in the Classes of 2k8, 2k9, and beyond. Thanks!

Greg R. Fishbone,
Class President

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