Category Archives: Interviews

Here at EasternPennPoints we’ve got interviews galore, from authors near and far, agents, and editors. Check back often, because we’re always adding more!

A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Wendi Gu, by Susan North

We’re looking forward to having Wendi Gu, an agent with Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, join us at the 2020 Pocono Retreat in April. Wendi will be leading one of our breakout sessions as well as doing critiques. Recently one of … Continue reading

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An Interview with Associate Editor Alex Borbolla, by Virginia Law Manning

We are so lucky to have Associate Editor Alex Borbolla of the Atheneum imprint of Simon & Schuster joining us for our 2020 Pocono Retreat in April. Alex will be part of our fantastic faculty lineup and will also be offering … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Eric Smith, by Laura Parnum

The Eastern PA SCBWI team is gearing up for our Annual Pocono Retreat in April. We have a fantastic faculty line-up who will be leading breakout sessions or giving keynotes as well as offering one-on-one critiques. To find out more … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Editor Jes Negrón, by Nadine Poper

For our final faculty interview before the Fall Philly event this Saturday, author Nadine Poper had a chat with Boyds Mills & Kane Editor Jes Negrón. Here’s what they had to say. Nadine: Welcome, Jes! It is a chilly, rainy … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with YA Author Jamie Beth Cohen, by Lindsay Bandy

We’re back at the Cafe, chatting with YA Author and Fall Philly faculty member Jamie Beth Cohen! Jamie’s going to be sitting on our Diversity Panel and leading a fantastic breakout session on November 2, so if you haven’t registered … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author and Illustrator Adrienne Wright, by Virginia Law Manning

Adrienne Wright, author and illustrator of Hector: A Boy, A Protest, and the Photograph that Changed Apartheid (Page Street Kids, 2019), will be joining our faculty at Fall Philly on November 2. Virginia Law Manning caught up with Adrienne to … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Assistant Editor Nicole Fiorica, by Laura Parnum

Today I’ve invited Nicole Fiorica to chat with me at the EasternPennPoints Café. Nicole is an assistant editor at Margaret K. McElderry Books, a division of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. She’ll also be joining us at our Fall Philly … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Dawn Michelle Hardy, The Literary Lobbyist, by Lindsay Bandy

Fall Philly is exactly one month away, and I’m very excited to introduce you to Dawn Michelle Hardy, CEO of Dream Relations PR. We’re doing lots of new things this time around, including a pre-event Twitter Live Chat with Dawn … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Kat Enright, by Laura Parnum

I am excited to welcome Kat Enright, an associate agent with the Seymour Agency, to the EasternPennPoints Café today. Kat represents middle grade and young adult fiction (as well as books for adults). They will be joining us at our … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Author Donna Gephart, by Susan North

Eastern PA SCBWI is gearing up for this year’s Fall Philly event on November 2. We are planning a packed day, including keynotes, breakout sessions, lunch, and optional critique add-ons with our phenomenal faculty members. In preparation for the event, … Continue reading

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