Aneeka Kalia, Editor at Viking/Penguin Random House

Viking Children’s Books (Pengin Random House). Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Young Adult Fiction and Narrative Nonfiction. Aneeka likes humor in stories for all ages, contemporary/realistic fiction in the Middle Grade and Young Adult spaces, and character-driven picture books. In her free time she loves to play recreational soccer, watch comedy specials on Netflix, and drink lots of coffee in hipster Brooklyn cafes. Before Viking, she worked at Little, Brown Children’s.

Meet with Aneeka

Meet face-to-face, from home. Choose Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone, and speak for the appointed time about your query, first page, and/or first ten pages (for longer meetings). Does not include written notes, but is a chance to have an honest discussion about your work, and to ask follow-up questions. International meetings welcomed.

Book A Written Critique

Receive insightful notes on your pages–direct to your email. No need to schedule a time to be at a computer, or even deal with technology–all you have to do is keep yourself from hitting refresh. Your critique will arrive within 24 hours of the date selected on the calendar.