Monthly Archives: June 2014


Registration opens tomorrow, July 1, 2014 and space is limited! EPA SCBWI will host a picture book workshop with featured presenter Stephen A. Fraser , Literary Agent with the Jennifer DeChiara Agency.  Learn the recipe for picture book perfection!  What makes picture book perfection?  What … Continue reading

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LOGO DESIGN CONTEST Call for Entries: It’s time to retire our current logo, pictured here. With the launch of the new web site, we want a new image. The logo is not to be confused with the banner, which will … Continue reading

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Bid on a Consult with Agent Anna Olswanger!

After nine years, Agent Anna Olswanger has left Liza Dawson Associates and on Monday, officially launched her own new agency:   She will be focusing on picture books (author-illustrators only), middle grade fiction, and adult non-fiction.   Also, … Continue reading

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In May, our SCBWI Eastern PA Chapter held our annual Pocono Retreat at the Highlights Foundation in Boyds Mill, PA. We started out as strangers but became FAST FRIENDS–the beauty of a writer’s workshop or conference. Friday started out quiet … Continue reading

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Young Adult Fiction Writing Contest

$500 Grand Prize/$250 for second place/$100 for 3rd, 4th, and 5th places All entries receive a subscription to Children’s Book Insider Entry fee: $15 The total word count of an entry may be no more than 1,200 words. Deadline August … Continue reading

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*Free Online Workshop: Five Myths about Writing for Children with Chris Eboch*

In her decades as a children’s book writer, workshop speaker, SCBWI Regional Advisor, and teacher with the Institute of Children’s Literature, Chris Eboch has heard many misconceptions about writing for children. Here she shares five myths that could be interfering … Continue reading

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Call for Pitches from Choices Magazine Editor

Choices is a health and well-being magazine for teenagers published by Scholastic. Unlike other teen magazines it has no ads and it’s for all sexes and genders. Lots of stories about coping: with stress, bullying, dating, sports injuries, parents. I’m looking … Continue reading

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