Category Archives: Interviews

A Chat with Cynthia Kreilick About “Publishing Local” and Morning Circle Media, by Anna Forrester

There are so many ways to get your stories out to readers – from self-publishing to publishing with one of “The Big Five,” to everything in between. This spring I had the pleasure of meeting Cynthia Kreilick, who writes picture … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Senior Editor and Author Orli Zuravicky, by Lindsay Bandy

Orli Zuravicky is a senior editor at Scholastic, and she has written and edited over a hundred books for children. She’s about to add “2017 Pocono Retreat Faculty Member” to her long list of accomplishments! Here she is with a … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Author, Writing Coach, and SCBWI EPA Co-Regional Advisor Kim Briggs, by Lori Ann Palma

If you’ve been enjoying our series of author interviews, then you’ll definitely want to read on for my one-on-one with our very own Kim Briggs! Kim is often behind the scenes working her magic for the SCBWI Eastern PA chapter, … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Literary Agent Taylor Martindale Kean, by Lori Ann Palma

There are only a few weeks until our 2017 Pocono Retreat! Today we have another amazing interview to help you get to know our faculty.  Taylor Martindale Kean joins us in the Eastern Penn Points café! Taylor Martindale Kean is a … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Agent and Author Tracy Marchini, by Lindsay Bandy

Hey, everyone, hope you’re getting as excited about the Pocono Retreat as I am! Deadlines are looming for critiques and portfolio reviews (April 7th!). If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time. Just click here.  Tracy Marchini of BookEnds Literary … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Award-Winning Author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, by Lori Ann Palma

Our guest today in the Eastern Penn Points Café is Susan Campbell Bartoletti! Susan Campbell Bartoletti is an award-winning author of picture books, novels, and nonfiction for children, including the Newbery Honor book Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow, the Sibert … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Illustrator and Author Kelly Light, by Lori Ann Palma

As March slowly comes to an end and April begins, we grow closer to this year’s Pocono Retreat! Today, as part of our interview series with our fabulous faculty, I chat with Kelly Light. Kelly Light lives in New York but … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Executive Art Director, Designer, and Illustrator Giuseppe Castellano, by Lindsay Bandy

It’s Pocono Retreat Interview Season! Today we have our first faculty interview of 2017 with Giuseppe Castellano – an award-winning Designer, Illustrator, and Executive Art Director at Penguin Random House. Giuseppe also offers personal guidance for illustrators through classes and … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Marcus Sedgwick, by Lindsay Bandy + SAINT DEATH Giveaway!

I’m so happy to host author Marcus Sedgwick at the Eastern Penn Points Café today! He’s the winner of a Printz Award for MIDWINTERBLOOD and two Printz Honors for REVOLVER and THE GHOSTS OF HEAVEN, and his books have been … Continue reading

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PROOF OF LIES Giveaway, Weekend Wrap-Up & More! by Lori Ann Palma

TGIFriday! The last few weeks on Eastern Penn Points have been a whirlwind of magic, giveaways, upcoming events, and amazing interviews! In case you missed any of the action, or want to revisit some of our posts, check out the … Continue reading

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