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From Intern to Editor-in-Chief at Surfing

surfing04.07.09.jpgTravis Ferre, who has never been to the gym, is Surfing‘s new editor-in-chief, replacing Evan Slater who leaves after eight years at the helm to join Hurley as digital content manager.

Ferre started at the magazine as an intern while he was still in school at San Diego State University. In just two years, the 24-year-old rose to managing editor while “bringing a youthful energy and cutting edge stoke to the office while pushing the lunchtime shred sessions to a respectable above-the-lip level,” associate publisher Tony Perez wrote in a letter announcing the news.

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Children's Picture Book Writing

Children's Picture Book WritingStarting September 15, this part lecture, part workshop course will take you through the process of outlining, writing, editing, and submitting a children's picture book. Taught by a published children's book author, Dashka Slater will teach you how to write in pictures, hook readers and editors with your story, apply the nuts and bolts of marketing, and more. Register now!