Tag Archives: middle grade

An Interview with Associate Editor Alex Borbolla, by Virginia Law Manning

We are so lucky to have Associate Editor Alex Borbolla of the Atheneum imprint of Simon & Schuster joining us for our 2020 Pocono Retreat in April. Alex will be part of our fantastic faculty lineup and will also be offering … Continue reading

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A Kidlit Novel-Writing Workshop Opportunity in Eastern PA

  NOTE: This is not an SCBWI workshop but may be of interest to our members. Middle grade author and Eastern PA SCBWI member Eric Bell is offering a kidlit novel-writing workshop this winter in Norristown, PA. What is it? … Continue reading

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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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SCBWI BookStop: The Facts, by Laura Parnum

Some of you may have heard of SCBWI’s BookStop event, but maybe you’re not sure exactly what it is. BookStop is a promotional event that occurs every year in October and November. Members who have a book published in the current … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “The Best Vacation of All!” a Poem by Diane Hanington

The Best Vacation of All! By Diane Hanington My eyes won’t stop wandering, My attention is in lack. My legs are extremely restless, Can’t wait to go home and pack. At last the bell finally rings, A hundred feet hit … Continue reading

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Agent Spotlight: An Interview with Alyssa Henkin, by Laura Parnum

We are thrilled to have Alyssa Henkin, literary agent and Senior Vice President at Trident Media Group, here on the blog today. After earning her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Alyssa fulfilled a childhood dream that she professed on a … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Agent Zoe Sandler, by Laura Parnum

Have you signed up for YA/MG Day in Lancaster, PA, on November 3? Did you know you can also sign up for a ten-page critique from one of the faculty members? Critique submissions are due this Friday, October 5. Sign … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Agent and Novel Nuts & Bolts Leader Linda Camacho, by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited about our upcoming 3-part workshop, Novel Nuts & Bolts, with agent Linda Camacho! A few spots are still available, and you can register through May 20. Nuts & Bolts spans three months of intense work on your … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Author, Editor & Literary Agent Erzsi Deàk, by Lori Ann Palma

    The Eastern Penn Points Café is very excited to welcome Erzsi Deàk as our guest today. Erzsi is the founder of Hen&ink Literary Studio, as well as an author, editor, and literary agent with 30 years of publishing … Continue reading

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