Tag Archives: Illustrators

Brainstormy Weather, by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington

Our comic for September is about getting yourself psyched up to start working on a project that you’ve been putting off, only to be distracted once again. Look for comics by C.J. on the third Friday of each month here on … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Kayla Miller, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Our 2022 Illustrator Day event at the Free Library of Philadelphia is less than a month away! We are so excited to welcome our keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Kayla Miller! In preparation for the event, we recently … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2022 Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Challenge

Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our web page and we need a new banner! The banner will grace the top of our region’s SCBWI page, blog, and social media backgrounds. We’re inviting all current Eastern PA SCBWI members to submit their design … Continue reading

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Ebb and Flow, by C.J. Bolognese-Warrington

We would like to present a new feature on the EasternPennPoints blog! Illustrator and graphic designer C.J. Bolognese-Warrington, an Eastern PA SCBWI member, will be contributing monthly comic strips about the process of creating children’s books to bring some humor … Continue reading

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A Field Trip to the New-York Historical Society, by Virginia Law Manning

On July 17, I traveled with a group of five Eastern PA SCBWI members to New York City to see Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books at the New-York Historical Society. The exhibition was curated … Continue reading

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Call for Blog Submissions: Personal Journeys!

We Want to Hear from YOU! The EasternPennPoints blog is always open to submissions from our members. If you’d like to share a part of your writing or illustrating journey online, we’re happy to feature it on our blog and … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Graphic Designer/Associate Creative Director Kirk Benshoff, by Jenny Krumrine

We are getting really excited about our annual Illustrator Day event, which will be back in person this year at the main branch (Parkway Central) of the Free Library of Philadelphia on October 8. One of our faculty presenters will … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Kelly Dyksterhouse, by Berrie Torgan-Randall, and a Critique Giveaway (manuscript or illustration)

Our “Meet the Agency” webinar series, featuring Raven Quill Literary, begins this week and runs through the month of April. We’ll have four webinars led by four different agents from Raven Quill, and at the end of the series we’ll … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author/Illustrator Julie Fortenberry, by Laura Parnum

A Café Chat with Author/Illustrator Julie Fortenberry, by Laura Parnum A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of chatting with picture book author and illustrator Julie Fortenberry at the virtual EasternPennPoints Café. Not only has Julie released a number … Continue reading

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2021 Banner Challenge Winners Announced

We recently held our second annual illustration challenge for new banners to grace the top of our website and our social media profile backgrounds. Our banner changes every six months on December 1 and June 1. Eastern PA illustrators were … Continue reading

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