Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Café Chat with Matt Phelan by Adrienne Wright

  Good morning Matt, welcome to Eastern PennPoints Café. What would you like to drink? A bucket of coffee, please. Wow! Okay, would you like a pastry to go with it? Or maybe a big juicy red apple? I’ll pass … Continue reading

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Late 2016 and Early 2017 Events Calendar

Though we’re closing in on the end of 2016, there are still a few writing and illustrator events you can attend for inspiration. And if you’re already looking forward to 2017, mark your calendars for a bunch of events in … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks That All are Welcome, by Jeanne M. Curtin

Strictly No Elephants, written by Lisa Mantchev and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo, is a poignant story about friendship and fitting in. A boy and his pet elephant are off to the Pet Club. But when they arrive, they find a “Strictly No Elephants” sign hanging … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Kim Briggs—Winner of the SCBWI Regional Advisor Marketing Grant!

Around the world, SCBWI chapters are helmed by hard-working Regional Advisors who act as superheroes for their SCBWI community, tirelessly organizing and leading events that bring members together. To honor the incredible dedication of these amazing volunteers, the SCBWI sets … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author/Illustrator Val Jones, by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited to have  local EPA SCBWI author/illustrator Val Jones in the Cafe today! If you’ve met her at an SCBWI event, you know just how lovable she is.  Her debut picture book, WHO WANTS BROCCOLI? is pretty lovable, … Continue reading

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Web Wednesday: Links to Publishing News You Need

Today, Eastern Penn Points introduces a new feature called Web Wednesday: Links to Publishing News You Need. Every two weeks or so, I’ll compile the latest news and information from around the web so you can stay updated on the … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Magic of “A Year with Frog and Toad” at the Arden Theatre, by Virginia Law Manning

When I was a child growing up in New York, I was a reluctant reader. In second and third grade, I was in the lowest reading group and spent time each week with Mrs. Roth, the special reading teacher. I … Continue reading

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