Two Field Trips for Eastern PA SCBWI Members, and a Workshop! by Virginia Law Manning

books-2468247_1280August brings a number of exciting events to EPA SCBWI members. We hope you’ll join us for one or more of them!

“Eloise at the Museum” Exhibit in NYC
Sunday, August 20, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
New York Historical Society

The Metro NY SCBWI chapter has organized a docent-led tour of the “Eloise at the Museum” exhibit at the New York Historical Society on Sunday August 20th. It’s a wonderful exhibit, and the story behind the collaboration between Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight is filled with drama! You don’t want to miss this show or the opportunity to meet our NY SCBWI neighbors! For more information and ticket pricing, please follow this link

EPA SCBWI Meet & Greet at the Princeton Children’s Book Festival
September 23, 2017
4 PM
The Alchemist & Barrister 

Attention book lovers! The Princeton Children’s Book Festival is Saturday, September 23rd from 11 AM to 4 PM. More than 80 acclaimed authors and illustrators of children’s literature gather on Hinds Plaza to meet, interact with, and sign books at this annual event. Please join fellow EPA members at 4 PM at The Alchemist & Barrister (across the street from the festival) to discuss all things kidlit! 

Monday, August 21, 2017
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM WISH UPON A STORY at Bethlehem Public Library
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM BOOK SIGNING at Moravian Book Store

Do you have a wish for your story?

The magic you need to make your wish come true could be waiting for you at our WISH UPON A STORY event. Join us at the Bethlehem Public Library for a day of lecture, critique, book signings, and more. Award-winning author Sarah Aronson will provide our keynote and round table critiques. Your registration also includes two breakout sessions.

  • DIP INTO THE WISHING WELL: Quench Thirsty Prose with Poetic Devices with Lindsay Bandy
  • TEACHERS & WRITERS: Wishing for Voice with Lindsay Barrett George, Jan Cheripko, Kim Briggs, and Alison Green Myers
  • SCBWI & BEYOND: Opportunities for New Writers and Illustrators with Rona Shirdan and Virginia Law Manning
  • WHAT YOUR CHARACTERS WISH YOU KNEW: A Panel Discussion on Character with Pam Jones Nill, Alison Green Myers, and guests

Join us in downtown Bethlehem and make your manuscript dreams come true. Register now:

$45 for members (includes keynote, two breakout sessions, & Round Table Critique)

$60 for non-members (includes keynote, two breakout sessions, & Round Table Critique)

$30 (includes keynote and two breakout sessions)

Lunch is not included.

If you are participating in the Round Table Critiques, you will receive an email with details about submissions as well as your assigned time.

Space is limited to the first 20 registrations.




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