Eva Dietrich is the author of The Great Rainbow Hug (Le gros câlin arc-en-ciel, from Samir Editeur, 2011), recognized by La Revue Des Livres Pour Enfants in 2011 as their annual selection. Eva holds Masters’ Degrees in Children's Literature from the University of Surrey, London and Creative Writing from the Metropolitan University of Manchester, UK, and is the founder and director of Aladdin Books & Media Agency. She is equal parts Spanish and German, and currently resides in Madrid with her husband, three kids, three dogs, two rabbits and lots of hens.
Eva holds a BA in European Business Studies (ICADE & ESB Reutlingen, Spain/Germany).
She has worked for two decades in business, banking and publishing. She has spent the last 20 years working with publishers, specializing in children's literature, providing consulting services in literary scouting, book reviewing and supporting authors and editors in their day-to-day activities. Eva is also a member of the SCBWI (Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators) and a co-agent at Literaturagentur Lianne Kolf. Furthermore, she sells foreign rights in collaboration with Literaturagentur Michaela Hanauer as well as the German publisher Knesebeck.
Eva leads Aladdin in providing specialised editorial services. The company offers a comprehensive and integrated publishing service for authors, publishers and works on specific publishing-related projects with international partners.
Eva´s working languages are English, German, Spanish, French and Italian.