Category Archives: Cafe Chat

Mindfulness, Anxiety, and a New Picture Book: Anna Forrester Has a Café Chat with Picture Book Author Gail Silver

Gail Silver’s fourth picture book, Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree, came out April 16 with Magination Press, the American Psychological Association’s children’s book imprint. Gail lives in Philadelphia, and when she’s not writing picture books she is running Yoga Child … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author Lisa Maxwell, by Laura Parnum

Today at the Eastern Penn Points Café Laura is joined by Lisa Maxwell, author of the New York Times Best Seller The Last Magician. Lisa will be joining our faculty at our annual Pocono Retreat in April (for more information … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Literary Agent Marie Lamba, by Laura Parnum

I recently had the very lovely pleasure of chatting with Marie Lamba at the Eastern Penn Points Café. Marie is an author as well as a literary agent at the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and will be joining our faculty … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Editor Eileen Robinson, by Heather Pierce Stigall

Eastern PA SCBWI’s very own critique group coordinator and meet & greet coordinator, Heather Pierce Stigall, recently caught up with editor and publisher Eileen Robinson here at the café. We are so excited to have Eileen on our faculty for … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Assistant Editor Amanda Ramirez, by Laura Parnum

I recently had the opportunity to invite Amanda Ramirez to chat with me at the café. Amanda is an assistant editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and will be on our faculty at the 2019 Pocono Retreat … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Jennifer Herrera, by Susan North

We are gearing up for our 2019 SCBWI Pocono Retreat, which will be April 12 to 14 at the Highlights Foundation (https://epa.scbwi.org/events/27th-annual-pocono-mountain-retreat-2019/). Recently, at the Eastern Penn Points Café, middle-grade writer Susan North had a chance to speak with one … Continue reading

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An Interview with Rachel Dougherty, by Anna Forrester

EasternPennPoints contributor Anna Forrester recently had a chat with Rachel Dougherty about Secret Engineer, Rachel’s upcoming debut book as an Author/Illustrator. Secret Engineer will be released next month on February 19. Here’s what they had to say. Anna: Hey Rachel—thanks for … Continue reading

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