For Authors


For authors

Behind the Book invites you to have an inspiring and meaningful experience.

Your passion for writing and reading can make a huge difference in the life of a child. At Behind the Book, we work with you and the classroom teacher to design a program around your book, skills and interest. Your Behind the Book Coordinator will work with you every step of the way, and will be present at your workshops to facilitate as needed.

We look for published authors who feel comfortable conducting writing workshops and speaking with children and youth. Authors typically conduct two workshops during the school day, with guidance and support from BtB and the classroom teacher. We hope you will provide feedback after your experience so that we may constantly improve Behind the Book programming.

To become a Behind the Book author, submit a copy of your book for review to:

Alana Benoit
Director of Programs
Behind the Book
216 West 135th Street, Ground Floor
New York, New York 10030

Working With Behind the Book