Get to Know an Editor in Attendance: Elizabeth Schleisman of Beaming Books

Elizabeth Schleisman is an associate editor with Beaming Books.

Elizabeth is seeking a range of kidlit and children’s books. In picture books, she seeks fiction and nonfiction. In middle grade and young adult, she is seeking nonfiction submissions only (no fiction). She is also open to all types of board books.

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually. With topics ranging from self-esteem to kindness, ethics, and faith, our books are designed to spark the imagination and equip kids and families to live full and flourishing lives, together.

Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books for Christian communities, higher-education learning and scholars, and the general reader. 1517 Media’s imprints include: Augsburg Fortress, Beaming Books, Fortress Press, and Sparkhouse.

Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s degree focused in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature and English from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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