Upcoming Webinar: Writing Early Readers and Chapter Books with Saadia Faruqi

Writing Early Readers & Chapter Books with author Saadia Faruqi

Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. EST

Chapter books and early readers are very different in voice and structure from other types of children’s books. In this webinar, author Saadia Faruqi will discuss the elements of a successful chapter book series and offer writing tips to get your creativity flowing.

(Lecture recording will be available for a limited time for all participants registered before the event.)

A limited number of written critiques for up to 10 pages of an early reader or chapter book manuscript are available at an additional cost of $50. Critique submissions are due on or before Saturday, July 10, 2021.

In addition, Eastern PA SCBWI will be offering a giveaway! One lucky participant who attends the live webinar will be chosen at random to receive a prize!

For more information and to register, go to https://epa.scbwi.org/events/webinar-writing-early-readers-and-chapter-books/

Get to know your instructor:

Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American author, essayist, and interfaith activist. She writes the children’s early chapter book series “Yasmin” and other books for children, including middle grade novels A Place at the Table, co-written with Laura Shovan (a Sydney Taylor Book Awards Notable 2021), and A Thousand Questions (a South Asia Book Awards Honor 2021). Saadia is editor-in-chief of Blue Minaret, a magazine for Muslim art, poetry, and prose, and was featured in Oprah Magazine in 2017 as a woman making a difference in her community. She lives in Houston, TX with her husband and children.

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