Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Sat. Jan 8 — “Royalties and Legalese” with Melissa Richeson on Zoom

Date(s) - 01/08/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Royalties and Legalese” with Melissa Richeson on Zoom

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10 a.m. PST

$5 member / $10 non-member


This event will be recorded.
A re-play will be emailed to all registrants.


Let’s Talk Contracts!

Freelance Editor and Assistant Literary Agent Melissa Richeson will talk through terminology and red flags in both agency and publishing contracts.


Melissa RichesonMeet Melissa Richeson:

Melissa is a freelance editor who loves to help enhance picture book, middle grade, and young adult manuscripts with an eye toward theme, voice, and ultimate salability. During her years as a literary agent, Melissa took an editorial approach to her clients’ work, which led to successfully securing contracts at Big Four and independent publishers alike. Though offering editorial services and consultations is her main focus at this time, Melissa continues to act as an assistant literary agent in a limited, referral-only capacity, ensuring that she keeps an “ear to the ground” in terms of publishing trends and momentum. Connect with Melissa via Twitter (@MelissaRicheson) or via her website (


Questions? Contact Gennie Gorback

*This event is non-refundable

Registration closes on January 7, 2022 at 3 p.m. Pacific Time.