Editors are looking

Editors are looking
for merit and appeal
The author is convinced

Editors look
at the marketplace
the needs

Editors must consider
a wide variety of books
Children are not all alike

/ / /

This is a found poem. Source: Karl, Jean. “On Editing.” Innocence and Experience: Essays and Conversations on Children’s Literature, compiled and edited by Barbara Harrison and Gregory Maguire, Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books, 1987, pp. 445-447.

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