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An Interview with Author-Illustrator Melissa Iwai, by Virginia Law Manning

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Brooklyn-based author-illustrator Melissa Iwai. I first met Melissa in 2015 and have been following her career and getting to know her ever since. Melissa is talented, humble, genuine, and supportive, so I knew … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Warm. So Warm, by Kate Garchinsky

Warm. So Warm By Kate Garchinsky From The Secret Life of the Skunk written by Laurence Pringle (Boyds Mills Press, August 13, 2019). Kate Garchinsky’s first word was “bird.” Now she illustrates award-winning books about birds and other wild creatures, including The Secret … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Inamorato Inamorata, by Victor Stabin

Inamorato Inamorata By Victor Stabin “Inamorato Inamorata” is another illustration from Victor Stabin’s unique ABC book, Daedal Doodle. Daedal Doodle’s 26 dictionary-driven characters catapulted Victor’s creativity into writing and animation. In addition, because the book is dictionary driven, he was asked to … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: That’s Amore, by Suzanne Gaadt

©Suzanne Gaadt, gaadt.com That’s Amore By Suzanne Gaadt Suzanne Gaadt is an award-winning designer and illustrator. She’s passionate about books and the arts and is a keen observer of the natural world. Suzanne’s stationery company, Give A Fig™, features her illustrations on cards … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Microcephalic Minotaur, by Victor Stabin

Microcephalic Minotaur by Victor Stabin The Microcephalic Minotaur hails from Victor Stabin’s ABC book, Daedal Doodle. Victor was an illustrator for 25 years, stopped accepting commissions in order to create his own paintings, then stopped painting to create an ABC … Continue reading

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Page Street Kids Prize

Prize Announcement! Page Street Kids, the children’s book imprint of Page Street Publishing, is thrilled to announce the first annual Page Street Kids Prize, acknowledging a stand-out children’s book proposal from a debut author-illustrator. Author-illustrators with strong storytelling abilities, innovative … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight—Berrie Torgan-Randall, by Virginia Law Manning

Last November after Fall Philly, EPA member Berrie Torgan-Randall approached me and RA Kim Briggs about the possibility of offering Mike Malbrough’s “Portfolio Development Workshop” in Eastern PA. I knew the NJ chapter had successfully run the program in the … Continue reading

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