Tag Archives: EPA SCBWI

Nominate A Charitable Cause for SCBWI’s Books for Readers Campaign! by Lindsay Bandy

Amidst all the ups and downs of the business and the process, it’s good to stop and remember why we do what we do: the readers. We all dream of that kid who will hug our book to her heart! … 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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Registration is Now Open for the 25th Annual Pocono Retreat!

SCBWI POCONO RETREAT 2017 Join us to celebrate 25 years of Eastern Pennsylvania SCBWI!  April 28-30, 2017 Held at the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center Network with peers, authors, illustrators, agents and editors.   Attend Workshops, have your work professionally critiqued, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Writing Super-Power? by Lindsay Bandy

Hello and happy holidays to all! I hope you are enjoying the festive madness of the season! There is so much to celebrate this time of year, and we’re happy to extend congratulations to our lovely Co-Blog Coordinator, Lori Ann … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Carrie Howland, by Lori Ann Palma

Today, our faculty spotlights continue with Carrie Howland, literary agent at Empire Literary. Welcome, Carrie! What’s on your wish list right now?   I am always looking for beautiful writing and strong voices. Who isn’t, right? But my background is in … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Beth Phelan of the Bent Agency, by Lori Ann Palma

To continue our focus on this year’s Fall Philly Faculty, we’re happy to have Beth Phelan, literary agent from The Bent Agency, to answer our questions.   Hi Beth! What’s on your wish list right now?   I’m always most … Continue reading

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Fall Philly Faculty Spotlight: Agent Melissa Edwards of Stonesong, by Lindsay Bandy

Today, we catch up with another of our lovely Fall Philly Faculty members, Melissa Edwards of Stonesong Literary Agency!  Click here to learn more about Melissa and Stonesong, and if you haven’t signed up for Fall Philly yet, hurry! Spots are … Continue reading

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Fall Philly & Member News by Kim Briggs

FALL PHILLY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER And it’s better than ever. Join us for an all-star line-up of PA authors and acquiring agents at this year’s Fall Philly. October 23, 2016 9am – 4pm Warwick Hotel at Rittenhouse Square … Continue reading

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Princeton Children’s Book Festival and EPA SCBI Meet-Up on 9/24

School’s just started but we’re already planning a field trip! Come join Eastern PA members as we visit the Princeton Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, September 24th at the Hinds Plaza. If you don’t have too much homework, meet up … Continue reading

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Querily, Querily, Querily, Querily + Critique Giveaway, by Lindsay Bandy

Send, send, send your query Into the slush stream Querily, querily, querily, querily… Is publication just a dream? All month as I’ve thought about our theme of “Submission Sense,” this little song has been stuck in my head. (I have … Continue reading

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