August 10-12, 2018 | New York City

Kevin O’Connor

Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency

Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency

Kevin has experience in virtually every aspect of kids’ media. He started his career at Sesame Workshop: first in television and then in the toy group working on Sing & Snore Ernie, Rock & Roll Elmo and more award-winning toys. For six years he was in charge of business development and brands at KIDZ BOP earning 5 GOLD records. He cut his teeth in publishing while overseeing publisher relations for NOOK Kids — Barnes & Noble’s foray into digital picture books. Kevin left B&N to become Vice President of Consumer Brands & Products at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, overseeing development and marketing for Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail, and their new venture Go Math! Academy. In December 2014, he became a full-time literary agent under the tutelage of the legendary Charlotte Sheedy. He recently completed a long- term consulting gig with edtech start-up littleBits.

Kevin is looking for picture books, middle grade fiction, middle grade nonfiction, adult nonfiction, literary fiction.

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