Catherine Coe is a children’s book editor with fourteen years’ experience. Previously senior commissioning editor at Orchard Books, she is now a freelance editor and enjoys working with many major publishers and agents, as well as directly with writers. Catherine’s commissioned and edited a wide range of highly successful fiction, from Beast Quest and Rainbow Magic to The World of Norm and Gallagher Girls – and she’s worked with top authors including David Almond, Vivian French, John Agard and Mary Hoffman. Catherine is also the author of over twenty children's books.
Rosie Best is an editor at Working Partners, where she’s worked for nearly nine years on creating and editing all kinds of series from Rainbow Magic to Ferals, and is always on the lookout for new, exciting voices. She’s an Undiscovered Voices winner (2012) and her YA novel Skulk was published in 2013. She’s also written several series for Working Partners.
Don’t miss this exciting twitter chat! Just search for the hashtag #AskSwanwick on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015 at 8pm (UK Time) - if you're new to twitter, make sure you follow 'all' not just 'top' search results. To ask a question, tweet using the #AskSwanwick hashtag followed by your question. You can find an easy guide on how to follow and tweet-etiquette here: http://www.swanwickwritersschool.org.uk/twitter-chat.html.
Selected highlights of each session are available on the Swanwick website for a few weeks after each chat – but nothing beats following it in person at the time and asking questions!
The Swanwick Tweet Team (Benjamin, Karin, Andrew and Mike).