Tag Archives: Author Illustrators

Announcing the 2021 Eastern PA SCBWI Let’s Connect Mentorship Program

We need one another We need support We need connection We need community We are honored to announce the Eastern PA SCBWI LET’S CONNECT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM. This multi-month, one-on-one mentorship program begins formally this April 2021 and ends in September 2021 … Continue reading

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Member News — June 2020

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator events (signings, launch … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Lee Harper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Welcome to our first Illustrator Day 2020 café chat faculty interview with author-illustrator Lee Harper, our keynote speaker. This year, Illustrator Day will be a virtual event held on Saturday, September 12, 2020. For more information about the event and … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Happy Earth Day, by Rebecca Jane Hoenig

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Happy Earth Day by Rebecca Jane Hoenig   Rebecca Jane Hoenig is a recently retired teacher, currently following her dream … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Sunrise Roses, by Kathy Spall

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Sunrise Roses by Kathy Spall   Kathy Spall is a prepublished author-illustrator. She loves to garden and has always … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Oliver Quacks Like a Duck, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Oliver Quacks Like a Duck by Berrie Torgan-Randall Oliver quacks like a duck from Hurry Up, Oliver!, written and … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Erica De Chavez, by Heather Stigall

Please note: Since this interview was conducted and due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns for our community, we have moved our Pocono Retreat to an online conference format. Please see our coronavirus updates here. We are excited to welcome Erica De … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for Our Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat

EPA SCBWI Members Are Needed to Lead Sessions at Our 28th Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat Our Eastern PA team of volunteers are once again looking for EPA members to lead sessions at this year’s Pocono Mountain Retreat. The sessions are … 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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How Can SCBWI Help You?, by Laura Parnum

Many times, when members of the kid lit community are asked to give advice to aspiring children’s book authors and illustrators, one of the top recommendations is to join SCBWI. If you’re following this blog, you’ve probably already done that. … Continue reading

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