Monday, August 21, 2017

Children's Book (and related) Events, Exhibits & Contests

2017  

Aug. 27  Sun.  1pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts BRUCE DEGEN and ARAM KIM for the launch of BACK2BACK, a free book presentation by SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator) members featuring one established and one new creator of children's books.  Following a talk and reading by the illustrator/authors both Degen and Kim will sign books and answer questions.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://booksaremagic.net  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Sep. 10 11am  COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE presents ANICA MROSE reading her book The Teacher's Pet. INFO: http://www.communitybookstore.net/node/4149  LOCATION: Community Bookstore, 143 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215

Sep. 10  Sun.  1pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes HOLLY MCGHEE, PASCAL LAMAITRE and BARBARA DILORENZO for the launch of BACK2BACK, a free book presentation by SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator).  Following a talk and reading by the illustrators/authors will sign books and answer questions.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://booksaremagic.net  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Sep. 11-17  BROOKLYN BOOK FEST, the largest free literary even in New York City.  INFORMATION:   http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org   LOCATION: Brooklyn Borough Hall

Sep. 16  BROOKLYN BOOK FEST CHILDREN'S DAY with SELINA ALKO, RUTH CHAN, SHARON DRAPER, SEAN QUALLS, JAVAKA STEPTOE, RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA, JACQUELINE WOODSON and many more.  INFO:  http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/events/  LOCATION:  Brooklyn Borough Hall

Sep. 16  1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER hosts BACK TO SCHOOL PICTURE BOOK BONANZA with KATE MCMULLAN, JIM MCMULLAN, TARA LAZAR and ROSS MACDONALD. INFORMATION: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/saturdayseptember16th1-3pmbacktoschoolpicturebookbonanza.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011

Sep. 23  1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER hosts SEPTEMBER PICTURE BOOK BONANZA with SERGIO RUZZIER, ADAM LEHRHAUPT, ARTHUR YORINKS, ELISHA COOPER, BIANCA DIAZ and CARIN BERGER. INFORMATION: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/saturdayseptember23rd1-3pmseptemberpicturebookbonanza.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011

Sep. 24  3-5pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents KAT YEH launching her new book The Way to Bea. INFORMATION: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundayseptember24th3-5pmlaunchpartyforthewaytobeabykatyeh.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011

Oct. 1  1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER welcomeMIKE CURATO for the launch of Little Eliot Fall Friends. INFORMATION: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundayoctober1st1-3pmmikecuratosbignewyorklaunchparty.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011

Oct. 29 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH welcomes TAD HILLS, author/illustrator of Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo!.  INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-halloween-story-time-with-tad-hills-author-illustrator-of-duck-goose-honk-quack-boo/ LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th (Park Slope), 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215


EXHIBITS (In order of closing Date)


CONTESTS (In order of deadline)

ONGOING:  AMTRAK RESIDENCY FOR WRITERS.  #AmtrakResidency will allow for up to 24 writers to takelong-distance trains to work on their projects. Each writer's round-trip journey will include accommodations on board a sleeper car equipped with a bed, a desk and outlets. We hope this experience will inspire creativity and most importantly fuel your sense of adventure! Want to learn more and apply? Head over to the official entry form and good luck!  INFO:  http://blog.amtrak.com/2014/03/amtrak-residency-for-writers/ 


RECURRING VENUES

BANK STREET BOOK STORE
212.678.1654  |  2780 Broadway @ 112th Street, NYC 
https://www.bankstreetbooks.com/

BOOKS ARE MAGIC
718.246.2665  |  225 Smith Street (at Butler Street), Brooklyn 11231 

BOOKS OF WONDER
212.989.3270  |  18 West 18th Street  |  NYC, NY  
(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)  booksofwonder.com

CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
917.275.6975 (917.ASK.NYPL) http://www.nypl.org/
New York Public Library, Stephen Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NY, NY 10018

THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART  
413.658.1100  | 125 West Bay Road, Amherst MA 01002 

GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE  
718.246.0200  |   http://greenlightbookstore.com
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11217

NYPL THE CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium, 42nd St. and 5th Ave., NYC

PowerHOUSE ON 8TH
718.801.8375 |  1111 8th Ave. BrooklynNY 11215

R. MICHELSON GALLERIES  413.586.3964 | 
132 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060

SCBWI TUESDAY PROFESSIONAL SERIES
LOCATION: Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC 10011  NOTE:  Doors open at 7.15pm. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating is limited to the first 70 people.

SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS
212.838.2560 | 128 East 63rd Street | New York NY 10065

STORIES BOOKSHOP + STORYTELLING LAB
718.369.1167 | 458 Bergen St. | Brooklyn, NY 11217

THALIA KIDS BOOK CLUB
212.864.5400 | 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC 10025

WORD Brooklyn
718.383.0096 | 126 Franklin Street | Brooklyn, NY 11222 

WORD Jersey City
201.763.6611 | 123 Newark Ave. | Jersey City, NJ 07302










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