Tag Archives: KidLit

Come to the Princeton Children’s Book Festival and SCBWI Meet-N-Greet on Sept. 23, by Virginia Law Manning

Calling all members! I hope you’ll join other writers and illustrators this Saturday 9/23 at the Princeton Children’s Book Festival! The festival is a free and a wonderful opportunity to meet your favorite children’s book creators, including EPA’s own Lauren … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Senior Editor and Author Orli Zuravicky, by Lindsay Bandy

Orli Zuravicky is a senior editor at Scholastic, and she has written and edited over a hundred books for children. She’s about to add “2017 Pocono Retreat Faculty Member” to her long list of accomplishments! Here she is with a … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author/Illustrator Val Jones, by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited to have  local EPA SCBWI author/illustrator Val Jones in the Cafe today! If you’ve met her at an SCBWI event, you know just how lovable she is.  Her debut picture book, WHO WANTS BROCCOLI? is pretty lovable, … 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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#MGGetsReal in August

One of our Eastern PA authors – Shannon Wiersbitzky – is participating in #MGGetsReal, where several middle grade novels that share a common thread will be highlighted. The common thread for #MGGetsReal? Each of the books tackles a tough topic … Continue reading

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Writer Beware: The Horizons of Writing Craft, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Since language and culture are living, breathing and actively changing, the literature they produce—and therefore our craft as writers—change with them.  What’s trending now, is not what trended a hundred years ago or what will be trending a hundred years … Continue reading

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