Editorial Assistant at Scholastic working on chapter book, middle-grade, and young adult titles.


Shelly is a volunteer for Latinx in Publishing and serves as the Bronx Book Festival Kidlit Committee Co-chair, a Representation Matters mentor, and a POC in Pub mentor.

Shelly Romero- Editorial Assistant/Scholastic

  • Shelly is seeking middle-grade and young adult fiction that is: contemporary, magical realism, fantasy that leans more on magic (think witches/brujas), spooky/horror/thriller. Not particularly looking to review fantasy or historical fiction.

  • The following materials must be sent via email to sromero@scholastic.com. Emails that do not follow instructions will not be accepted.


    Submit the following no later than 4/5/19

    • Submit up to 10-20 pages of the manuscript
    • 150 word Synopsis (see sample synopsis here)
    • Send as double-spaced. Times New Roman format in a Word file with SR-DOM CONF 5/4/19 in the subject line.


    Writers will meet with reviewer during the conference for 15 minutes to discuss their manuscript submissions. Writers will also receive their mansucripts with notes.

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