Category Archives: Contests

A Cafe Chat with Editor Holly West, by Lindsay Bandy AND a Critique Giveaway!

We are excited to be hosting a FREE webinar series this summer dedicated to those all-important first impressions. We call it “First Page Center Stage.” In this webinar series, industry professionals will provide live feedback of participants’ First Pages (for … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat (and Critique Giveaway!) with Award-Winning Illustrator and Agent Shadra Strickland, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Illustrator and Agent Shadra Strickland, by Berrie Torgan-Randall Welcome back to the EasternPennPoints Café, our virtual café here in Eastern PA. Today’s café chat features a conversation between award-winning illustrator and agent Shadra Strickland and … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Announces Winners for our Website Banner Contest

The results are in for our website banner contest! This fall we announced a contest for Eastern PA SCBWI members to submit artwork for a new banner for our website. The entries were anonymously judged by an Art Director, and … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Website Banner Contest!

Announcing the Eastern PA SCBWI Website Banner Contest Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our website and we need a new banner. The Banner will grace the top of our region’s website as well as our blog. We’re inviting all current Eastern PA SCBWI … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Pamela Tuck and a Book Giveaway, by Virginia Law Manning

Hello, Eastern PA members! I’m thrilled to introduce Pamela Tuck. Pamela is a writer, mother, and SCBWI PAL member who grew up in Greenville, North Carolina, but now lives in Eastern Pennsylvania. She is the author of Mother of Many, the 2007 Lee & Low … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators

Announcing the Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our region’s web page and we need a new banner. The banner will grace the top of our region’s SCBWI page. We’re inviting all current SCBWI Eastern … Continue reading

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The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award

Announcing: A Scholarship Award for Writers! What is it? The Kate Dopirak Craft & Community Award will provide full tuition to the Annual SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles, CA, to the author of a promising children’s book manuscript. Every … Continue reading

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Is Self-Publishing For You? (Part 1), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks For many writers, self-publishing is a path to publication that offers a great deal of control and the possibility of profits traditionally unavailable in the competitive world of commercial publishing. Authors … Continue reading

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A Conversation with a Children’s Book Agent (and a contest announcement), by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Last month we discussed how you can get an agent for your book. This month we’ll talk with an agent (mine) about what she looks for in potential clients and … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Book Challenge

Calling all early childhood writers! OpenIDEO, with funding from the William Penn Foundation, is seeking manuscripts for a children’s book that engages children (ages 0 to 3) and provides adults with ways to support early language development. The winning author … Continue reading

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