Agent Linda Camacho

Several months ago, I received an exhilarating call from my wonderful agent, Linda Camacho. Scholastic was going to publish my middle grade novel BLIZZARD BESTIES! SCHOLASTIC! This meant my book was going to be in the book fair! In the book club flier! In book shelves, libraries, and kids’ hands! Keeping this a secret was a […]

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Monday, 11 December 2017

On Wednesday, my super agent Linda sent me a quick text: Your book will be announced sometime Thursday. Needless to say, I couldn’t sleep all night. Every time I thought about the announcement going live, I got butterflies in my stomach. And then Thursday arrived, and my book wasn’t in the morning Publisher Marketplace new […]

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I’ll be studying here this summer! I’ve heard people say that overnight success takes years in the making. These past few weeks I had an a torrent of good news that left me reeling for breath. How I love that word, reeling! Since I started writing seriously, I had the goal of finding a literary […]

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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