The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Cheryl Klein

Cheryl Klein

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017

About Cheryl Klein

Cheryl Klein is the executive editor at Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic, where she publishes picture books, novels, and nonfiction for children, teenagers, and discerning adults. Books she has edited have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and been recognized with the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award, the SCBWI's Sid Fleischman Award for Humor, and the ALA's William Morris Award for a YA Debut novel, among others. She is also the author of The Magic Words:  Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults, which Booklist praised as "an indispensable, authoritative guide to the act, art, and craft of creation" in a starred review. Please visit her online at,, and @chavelaque.

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