Tag Archives: Pocono Retreat

A Cafe Chat with Acquisitions and Managing Editor Kathleen Merz, by Laura Parnum

While many establishments are currently closed for business during the coronavirus pandemic, we are fortunate to be able to keep our VIRTUAL cafe open. I recently invited Eerdmans editor Kathleen Merz to join us at the Eastern Penn Points Café … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Erica De Chavez, by Heather Stigall

Please note: Since this interview was conducted and due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns for our community, we have moved our Pocono Retreat to an online conference format. Please see our coronavirus updates here. We are excited to welcome Erica De … Continue reading

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An Interview with Illustrator Floyd Cooper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

We are excited to have award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper on our faculty at our upcoming Pocono Retreat in April. Our Eastern PA SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator, Berrie Torgan-Randall, interviewed Floyd in preparation for the event. Here’s what they had … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Literary Agent Wendi Gu, by Susan North

We’re looking forward to having Wendi Gu, an agent with Sanford J. Greenburger Associates, join us at the 2020 Pocono Retreat in April. Wendi will be leading one of our breakout sessions as well as doing critiques. Recently one of … Continue reading

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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 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

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Donations Needed for our Annual Pocono Retreat Silent Auction, by Erik Ammon

Last year, together, our silent auction raised enough money for two full scholarships for people to come to the Eastern PA SCBWI Annual Pocono Retreat. Thank you so much to everyone who donated and to everyone who bid! Your generosity … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators

Announcing the Eastern PA SCBWI Banner Contest for Illustrators Eastern PA SCBWI is updating our region’s web page and we need a new banner. The banner will grace the top of our region’s SCBWI page. We’re inviting all current SCBWI Eastern … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for Our Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat

EPA SCBWI Members Are Needed to Lead Sessions at Our 28th Annual Pocono Mountain Retreat Our Eastern PA team of volunteers are once again looking for EPA members to lead sessions at this year’s Pocono Mountain Retreat. The sessions are … Continue reading

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How Can SCBWI Help You?, by Laura Parnum

Many times, when members of the kid lit community are asked to give advice to aspiring children’s book authors and illustrators, one of the top recommendations is to join SCBWI. If you’re following this blog, you’ve probably already done that. … Continue reading

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