Mary Cummings smPrior to joining Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises as Agent, Books for Kids and Teens, Mary Cummings was Education Director at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis where she curated the annual Festival of Children’s Literature, and hired judges for the McKnight Award in Children’s Literature from among the nation’s top editors of children’s books. 

She has sold picture books, chapter books and novels to such houses as Little, Brown; Random House Children's; Abrams; Walker; Knopf; Henry Holt; Running Press Kids; Imprint; Holiday House; FSG; Viking; Peter Pauper Press; Walker; and Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster, among others.   

Mary is participating in the Agent-Editor Panel Luncheon, Consults, and presenting:

On the Muse Cruise: Writing and Publishing Picture Your Book