Junior Library Guild (SLJ’s sister company) assistant editor Wendy Xu created this wonderful handout on evaluating graphic novels and has graciously offered to share with our reviewers.
Check out the transcript for our last reviewer chat on Anatomy of a review. sdiaz101 11:16 AM Reviewer chat today at 4pm ET on “The Anatomy of an SLJ review” greerericka 11:40 AM joined #slj-reviewer-chat. Also, @coovthom joined, @asantori joined, @katyk joined, @jpoyer joined, @kateolson joined. mkozikowski3:59 PM Hi, Marybeth Kozikowski here from sunny Suffolk […]
kparrott [3:26 PM] Hi everyone, welcome to the chat! We’ll officially begin in a few minutes. In the meantime, feel free to introduce yourself and say where you’re chatting from. I’m Kiera, reviews director of SLJ/LJ and I’m here in our offices in lower Manhattan. knappm [3:26 PM] Maggie Knapp, from Fort Worth, TX hollyanneboyer […]
sdiaz101 [3:58 PM] Hello everyone! welcome to our first reviewer chat in MONTHs! gopetrie14 [3:59 PM] Thanks! Excited to get started! sdiaz101 [3:59 PM] we still have a few minutes, but as you enter the chat start by introducing yourself and sharing what types of books you review for us brendak [3:59 PM] joined #slj-reviewer-chat […]
Part of an editor’s job is to examine text and make sure that terms and phrases used not only conform to our publication’s style guide (things like whether we use an Oxford comma or not–we do!), but whether the language and terms used are in line with our mission to serve a diverse readership. With that […]