Sheila Consulting

Sheila Consulting is for nonprofits, schools/teachers, publishers, authors:

From writing/editing to publishing, marketing your book,  designing teacher guides, editing your company’s blog, hosting author visits in schools, networking — both real and virtual — and coaching you on the history of U.S. children’s book publishing, using literature across the curriculum, and much more…

Sheila Wilensky weaves more than 35 years of experience as the owner of OZ Children’s Bookstore in Southwest Harbor, Maine, as an events consultant for TUSD, administrator of the OZ Literacy Fund, teacher, writer/editor and journalist. Sheila is currently associate editor of the Arizona Jewish Post and chair of the Tucson Festival of Books History/Memoir/Biography author committee.

Samples of Sheila’s Expertise

“The Heyday of Children’s Bookselling,” Publishers Weekly, July 15, 2011.

Sheila moderating TFOB 2011 panel on the ’60s with Martha Tod Dudman, Joyce Maynard and Mark Rudd/C-Span Book TV

“I’ve known Sheila for more than 20 years. She’s passionate about books and passionate about connecting readers with good books. She’s also passionate about bridging the multicultural divide.”

— Phyllis Brazee, associate professor of education at the University of Maine, Orono, former director of their Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program, and director of the College of Education’s Integrated Curriculum Institute from 1989-1992 (Sheila was the social studies consultant).

Call 520-907-4128 or e-mail Let’s talk about working together!

2 Responses to Sheila Consulting

  1. Hi Sheila,
    I was just browsing your website and thought I would ask for your advice in this endeavor Anne and I are working on: republishing Acadia Trolls. I am looking for grants to help pay the printing and other costs involved. We are stumbling around at this point, but both believe it is possible to do. The book will be converted into full color and redesiqned somewhat. I am also thinking an Acadia Troll doll too. 🙂
    Hope to connect up with soon to discuss this and other things.
    Best to you!

    • sheilawill says:

      Aha, we’ll definitely discuss! Children’s books always/still interest to me. You may be interested in my recent story, “The Heyday of Children’s Bookselling,” in Publishers Weekly. Back to work!

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