Local author Judy Press and Samantha Smith from the Mt. Lebanon Children’s Writers Group will share their expertise in publishing Children’s Literature.
Judy Press is the author of 20 published books for children, including the award-winning art activity book, THE LITTLE HANDS ART BOOK. Judy teaches art and writing in Pittsburgh area retirement communities. She has presented numerous teacher seminars, school visits, library workshops and book signings throughout the country. She lives in Mt. Lebanon with her husband, Allan, and has 4 children and 10 grandchildren.
Sam Smith is a freelance commercial writer and children’s book author. Her first picture book, CATE’S MAGIC GARDEN, celebrates the power of positivity. It was published by Two Hoots Press in 2017. Sam is on the SCBWI PA WEST Leadership Team, participates in two writing critique groups, co-chairs the Lincoln Read-A-Thon and serves as the Marketing Director for the MLSA. She lives with her husband, Sean, and their two sons, Sutter and Graham, in Mt. Lebanon.