Meira FironSep 20, 2022
Publishing Children's Books
A Chat with Meira Firon
New Books Network 2022
Meira Firon is an award-winning Israeli children's author, publisher, translator, editor, and most recently, owner of a flagship bookstore on Allenby Street in Tel Aviv. In 2004 she established Tal-May, a traditional publishing house which publishes 10-15 children's books in Hebrew each year, including both locally-written books, as well as translated classics such as "The Paper Bag Princess". Meira has translated many books, including "The Velveteen Rabbit". Meira has written a dozen children's books, most recently "The Revolving Dress". Meira and her chief editor Yotam Shwimmer accept submission of children book manuscripts to email@example.com.
In our stimulating discussion, Meira talks about her passion for children's books and the many facets of her work as a publisher.