Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Meet Our 2021 Conference Faculty: Susan Graham

Meet the faculty of the 2021 Austin SCBWI Writers & Illustrators Working Conference. We’ve asked all our faculty members to answer some quick questions so we can get to know them better.

Susan Graham, Literary Agent

Susan Graham (they/them/theirs) joined Einstein Literary Management as an assistant in 2015 and now has a growing list of author and illustrator clients. They hold a Master’s Degree in Children’s Literature and a Master’s Degree in English from Simmons College. They currently live in Brooklyn with their two cats, appropriately named Chicken and The Crocodile.

Susan Graham
Literary Agent Susan Graham

What’s the best part of your job?

Connecting with creators & assembling teams.

What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Too much to do!

What’s the best piece of advice you were given that helped drive your career?

Publishing is a long game, a futures game.

Come see Susan Graham at the 2021 Austin SCBWI conference, May 1-2, 2021.