Tag Archives: Laura Parnum

A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Leslie Zampetti, by Laura Parnum

Part 3 in our Query Grind webinar series is coming up on March 21 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time with literary agent Leslie Zampetti of Dunham Literary. What do agents and editors mean by “voice”? Leslie will break it down … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe Chat, Interviews, Uncategorized, webinar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Leslie Zampetti, by Laura Parnum

A Cafe Chat with Editor Andrea Welch, by Laura Parnum

Here in Eastern PA we’re looking forward to spring! To get into the spring mindset, we’re offering two “Spring into Nonfiction” webinars with author Annette Whipple (March 3) and Beach Lane Books Executive Editor Andrea Welch (March 7). Both webinars … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Member News—January 2022

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Member News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

A Cafe Chat with Alison Green Myers and the Eastern PA SCBWI Regional Team, and a Giveaway!

Many of you know our former Co-Regional Advisor, Alison Green Myers. Although Alison stepped down as Co-RA, she still plays an active role in volunteering with our Eastern PA SCBWI region, including chairing our 2020 Pocono Retreat and co-coordinating our … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe Chat, Giveaways, Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Member News — January 2021

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our Eastern PA SCBWI 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Member News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

A Visit with “Mrs. Claiborne’s Ghost,” by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks A Visit with “Mrs. Claiborne’s Ghost” I’m going to begin this month’s column by giving you a homework assignment. I’d like to invite you to read a story—a most compelling story—and then, when you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Write Angles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Meet April Powers, SCBWI’s Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, by Laura Parnum

I couldn’t be happier. Really, this is my dream job. And I’ve said it in some of the meetings, but I’m totally not joking. My sons have chores, they’re eight and ten, and my eight-year-old looked at me and said, … Continue reading

Posted in diversity, Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Cafe Chat with Author Susan Russell, by Laura Parnum

Greetings from the EasternPennPoints Café. Our virtual café is open, as always, and I’ve just filled my mug with some jasmine green tea. Today I am joined by author Susan Russell, who is the cofounder of Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe in … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe Chat, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Cafe Chat with Author Susan Russell, by Laura Parnum

Call for Art and Poetry Submissions: April’s Special Theme Is Earth Day

Did you know that the first Earth Day was celebrate 50 years ago this April? The continued celebration of Earth Day has helped raise awareness and given voice to the growing concerns that our environment faces. Fun fact—April is also … Continue reading

Posted in #EarthDay, Blog Themes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Call for Art and Poetry Submissions: April’s Special Theme Is Earth Day

A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Eric Smith, by Laura Parnum

The Eastern PA SCBWI team is gearing up for our Annual Pocono Retreat in April. We have a fantastic faculty line-up who will be leading breakout sessions or giving keynotes as well as offering one-on-one critiques. To find out more … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Spotlight, Events, Interviews, Pocono Retreat, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments