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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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A Special Thank You to the Highlights Foundation, by Kim Briggs

In 2014, I received a scholarship to attend the Eastern PA SCBWI Pocono Retreat. I’d been a member of SCBWI for two years, but I’d never attended a chapter event. At the time, the chapter ran two writer focused events … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight—Berrie Torgan-Randall, by Virginia Law Manning

Last November after Fall Philly, EPA member Berrie Torgan-Randall approached me and RA Kim Briggs about the possibility of offering Mike Malbrough’s “Portfolio Development Workshop” in Eastern PA. I knew the NJ chapter had successfully run the program in the … Continue reading

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Agent Suzie Townsend on PERFECTING YOUR PITCH! with Lindsay Bandy

We continue our pitching-advice series today with Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary. Suzie will be accepting pitches at our 2017 Fall Philly event, and you can register and reserve a pitch with her today! But first, read below to … Continue reading

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Happy Fall! by Lindsay Bandy

Hello out there in internet land! We here at Team EPA have been hard at work, preparing to treat (but never trick) you with exciting Fall events! We hope you’ll join us for the following…. –Poetry Day in Lancaster PA … Continue reading

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Three Bookstore Events with PA Author Diana Rodriguez Wallach!

Diana Rodriguez Wallach, author of the Anastasia Phoenix series, will be doing two panel discussions during B-fest* on Sept. 23rd!  B-Fest is a celebration of YA Literature at Barnes & Noble stores across the country, so join the fun and support … 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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