BosKidLit Collective is a group of BIPOC creatives in the Greater Boston area. We strive to create a community for local kidlit writers and illustrators of color in which we encourage professional growth, offer mutual accountability, share helpful resources related to children’s publishing and work to amplify diverse voices in the children’s publishing industry
Members should live in the Greater Boston area and may be pre-published, agented, traditionally published or self-published.
2022 Planning Committee: Jennifer Cheng DesAutels, Janaea Eads, Amitha Jagannath Knight, Emily Sun Li, and Lisa Stringfellow
History: In 2009, Amitha Jagannath Knight began the Boskidlit Calendar. In 2022 she teamed up with Jennifer Cheng DesAutels, Janaea Eads, Emily Sun Li, and Lisa Stringfellow to begin the Boskidlit Collective.
If you are a kidlit author and/or illustrator in the Boston Area, please join us! We are planning a newsletter, Slack group, and local meetups.
Click here to join the collective.
Have questions? Interested in volunteering? Contact us below!