Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Meet the Faculty



Sean McCarthy founded his own full-service literary agency in 2013. He began his publishing career as an editorial intern at Overlook Press and then worked at the Sheldon Fogelman Agency as the submissions coordinator and permissions manager before becoming a full-time literary agent. He works on children’s books for all ages, and is actively looking to build his client list. His clients include New York Times Bestseller Zachariah OHora, Hyewon Yum, Mark Fearing, Jamie A. Swenson, Dana Wulfekotte, Andrea Offermann, Kurt Cyrus, and Judith Robbins Rose, among others. Sean graduated from Macalester College with a degree in English-Creative Writing, and is grateful that he no longer has to spend his winters in Minnesota.

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Dana Wulfekotte is a freelance animator, comic artist, and children’s book author/illustrator. She was born in Korea, raised in New Jersey, and now lives in Queens with her boyfriend and two rabbits.

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Eileen Savage is a designer for G.P Putnam’s Sons and Nancy Paulsen Books, two imprints of Penguin Young Readers. She designs picture books, middle grade books and young adult novels, and has worked with bestselling illustrators such as Loren Long, Christian Robinson and Eliza Wheeler. Originally from central New York, she now lives in Brooklyn.

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David DeWitt is an art director/designer for Little Bee Books, A Division of Bonnier Publishing. Little Bee is a children’s book publisher founded in 2014 and dedicated to making creative and fun books for busy little bees ages 0-12. Their books are distributed by Simon & Schuster in the United States and Canada. They publish a variety of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction titles, and novelty books. Authors and illustrators from both the U.S. and around the world grace their list. Little Bee’s titles inform, delight, educate, and inspire! Little Bee is expanding into middle grade and YA.

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