Emily Akins is an Editorial Director at Hallmark Cards, Inc. She is also the host of a podcast called The Beginning of Your Life Book Club, which explores the transformative power of children’s literature and the magic of picture books. She loves books, coffee, local vegetables, crossword puzzles, and real mail with interesting postage stamps. She lives in Kansas City, MO with her partner, Sergio, and their daughters, Julia and Clara.
Check out the infographic discussed during this interview
Illustration ©2016 David Huyck, in consultation with Sarah Park Dahlen and Molly Beth Griffin
you can find it at https://readingspark.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/picture-this-reflecting-diversity-in-childrens-book-publishing/