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Hen&ink is a literary studio that aims to work in the traditional publishing arena, but also to encourage and develop work across cultural borders, genres, and media.

Hen&ink founder, Erzsi Deàk, brings her nearly 30 years of experience on the international stage, connecting individuals and companies with those around the globe who can make things happen – no matter where you find yourself.

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News from the Coop

Steal this book.

September 12, 2017

When I was 6 years-old, my crowd of Los Feliz Elementary School first-graders convinced shy (very shy!) me to go … Continue reading Steal this book.

MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

August 17, 2017

So pleased to share Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS — 50 cards of mindful activities for kindness, focus, and calm — … Continue reading MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

Fresh-picked Illustration with the Coop’s Amy Huntington

August 11, 2017

Write The Book podcast interviews our Amy Huntington, a watercolorist who’s not concerned about staying in the lines. https://writethebook.podbean.com/e/amy-huntington-interview-467-8717-b/ Highlights: Her … Continue reading Fresh-picked Illustration with the Coop’s Amy Huntington

Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

July 4, 2017

Join me (Erzsi) and a few Chicks at the SCBWI Summer Conference this weekend in Los Angeles where I’ll share … Continue reading Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

Steal this book.

September 12, 2017 | by Erzsi Deak

When I was 6 years-old, my crowd of Los Feliz Elementary School first-graders convinced shy (very shy!) me to go … Continue reading Steal this book.

“Too wet!…Too bubbly!…Too splashy!” Laura Gehl’s PEEP & EGG: I’M NOT TAKING A BATH

August 21, 2017 | by Erzsi Deak

Happy to share this delightful Kirkus review of PEEP & EGG: I’M NOT TAKING A BATH by Laura Gehl with … Continue reading “Too wet!…Too bubbly!…Too splashy!” Laura Gehl’s PEEP & EGG: I’M NOT TAKING A BATH

MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

August 17, 2017 | by Erzsi Deak

So pleased to share Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS — 50 cards of mindful activities for kindness, focus, and calm — … Continue reading MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

July 4, 2017 | by Erzsi Deak

Join me (Erzsi) and a few Chicks at the SCBWI Summer Conference this weekend in Los Angeles where I’ll share … Continue reading Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood

May 19, 2017 | by Erzsi Deak

Playing with food — and words! CRAZY SALAD by Nora Ephron was one of my favorite books in high school, … Continue reading CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood