Tag Archives: middle grade fiction

Member News — October 2019

Welcome to our first edition of “Member News,” a new monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We hope to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book related news: book … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Award-Winning Author Donna Gephart, by Susan North

Eastern PA SCBWI is gearing up for this year’s Fall Philly event on November 2. We are planning a packed day, including keynotes, breakout sessions, lunch, and optional critique add-ons with our phenomenal faculty members. In preparation for the event, … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Haunting Love, by Tammy Higgins

Haunting Love by Tammy Higgins Love is The scratching of a fork Spooling pasta Onto a soup spoon. Love is The pungent burst Of garlic squeezing Through a press. Love is The soft sizzle Of chicken cutlets In a slick … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Nature’s Love, by Diane Hanington

Nature’s Love By Diane Hanington When your heart weighs heavy Nature provides these smells Open your nose to Hyacinths in bloom Air so pure after rain Grass just recently mowed Garden soil freshly dug Rose petals opening wide Pine trees … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Hilda Eunice Burgos and the Lancaster Avenue Writers’ Group, by Laura Parnum

The Lancaster Avenue Writers’ Group is a middle grade and young adult SCBWI-affiliated critique group that I belong to. Today I’ve invited some of our other members here to the Eastern Penn Points Café for a very special occasion. One … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Jennie K. Brown, by Laura Parnum

For our final installment of interviews in preparation for YA/MG Day, I got to speak with the awesome middle-grade author, Jennie K. Brown. You can still register for YA/MG Day, but time is running out if you want to sign … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Quirk Books Editor Rick Chillot, by Laura Parnum

I was recently able to chat with Rick Chillot, editor at Quirk Books in Philadelphia. Rick will be presenting at YA/MG Day in November, and he’ll also be doing critiques, so be sure to sign up here. Laura: Hello, Rick. … Continue reading

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