Laura Atkins at the OICPS

Podcast episode: 1

a Publishing Research Seminar

Laura Atkins worked for seven years in editorial departments in the United States where she helped to produce winners of the Coretta Scott King Award and American Library Association Notable Book selections, amongst others. Her particular focus was producing multicultural picture books. She received an MA in Children’s Literature from Roehampton University, and has done postgraduate work in the area of multicultural children’s publishing. A steering committee member for the recent Diversity Matters: Growing Markets in Children’s Publishing conference, sponsored by Arts Council England, she also runs children’s literature conferences at the National Centre for Research in Children’s’ Literature (NCRCL), and provides consultation services to publishers. Her website is


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