Category Archives: Cafe Chat

A Cafe Chat with Digital Presence Educator Sarah Maynard, by Laura Parnum, and a Giveaway

We are delighted to offer our FREE three-part webinar series on Digital Presence next month with digital presence educator Sarah Maynard. In preparation for the webinar series, we invited Sarah to chat at the EasternPennPoints virtual café with Laura Parnum, … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Kayla Miller, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Our 2022 Illustrator Day event at the Free Library of Philadelphia is less than a month away! We are so excited to welcome our keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Kayla Miller! In preparation for the event, we recently … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Graphic Designer/Associate Creative Director Kirk Benshoff, by Jenny Krumrine

We are getting really excited about our annual Illustrator Day event, which will be back in person this year at the main branch (Parkway Central) of the Free Library of Philadelphia on October 8. One of our faculty presenters will … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Lori Steel, by Jenny Krumrine, and a Critique Giveaway

Our “Meet the Agency” webinar series, featuring Raven Quill Literary, is running through the month of April with presentations from four agents from Raven Quill. At the end of the series we are hosting a live virtual “Pitch Parlor” with … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Saba Sulaiman, by Joy Ogbonnaya, and a Career Consultation Opportunity

Part 4 in our Query Grind webinar series is coming up on May 19 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time with Literary Agent Saba Sulaiman of Talcott Notch Literary Services. Seeking representation can be hard for writers, especially when they don’t know the … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Kelly Dyksterhouse, by Berrie Torgan-Randall, and a Critique Giveaway (manuscript or illustration)

Our “Meet the Agency” webinar series, featuring Raven Quill Literary, begins this week and runs through the month of April. We’ll have four webinars led by four different agents from Raven Quill, and at the end of the series we’ll … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Leslie Zampetti, by Laura Parnum

Part 3 in our Query Grind webinar series is coming up on March 21 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time with literary agent Leslie Zampetti of Dunham Literary. What do agents and editors mean by “voice”? Leslie will break it down … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor Rachel Diebel, by Kristen Strocchia

Our second webinar in the 2022 Query Grind webinar series is coming up on February 24 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll have Feiwel & Friends Assistant Editor Rachel Diebel telling us all about comp titles! To get ready for … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Linda Camacho, by Kristen Strocchia

Our Query Grind webinar series is back by popular demand! This four-part series will dive deep into the query process and the ins and outs of working with an agent. To kick off the series on January 27, our first … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Christine Kendall and Lindsay Bandy, by Laura Parnum plus a Critique Giveaway

We’re looking forward to our first webinar of 2022 in which we’ll feature a panel discussion on the role of research in fiction with authors Christine Kendall and Lindsay Bandy. The webinar will take place on January 20 at 7:00 … Continue reading

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