Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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

2019

Oct. 25 Fri. 4pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes CARSON ELLIS reading her book The Shortest Day. INFO: 718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids LOCATION: Books Are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Oct. 26 Sat. 1pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents Great Picture Book Biographies with WENDELL MINOR, JEANETTE WINTER, MATT PHELAN and MIKA SONG.  INFO: 212.989.1804, https://booksofwonder.com/blogs/upcoming/great-picture-book-biographies-1 LOCATION: Books of Wonder, 217 West 84th Street, NYC 10024

Oct. 27  Sun. 11:30am GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE presents ABDUL-RAZAK ZACHARIAH, author of The Night is Yours.  INFO:  718.246.0200,   https://www.greenlightbookstore.com/event/story-time-abdul-razak-zachariah  LOCATION: Greenlight Bookstore, 632 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225

Oct. 27 Sun. 1:30pm GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE presents ABDUL-RAZAK ZACHARIAH, with his new book The Night is Yours.  INFO:  718.246.0200,  https://www.greenlightbookstore.com/event/story-time-abdul-razak-zachariah-0 LOCATION: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Nov. 2 Sat. 11am  BOOKS ARE MAGIC presents JULIE FOGLIANO with her new book Just in Case You Want to Fly. INFO: 718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids LOCATION: Books Are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Nov. 4  Mon. 6:30-8:30pm  SCBWI AGENTS PANEL: Free co-event for SCBWI Members and  New School Creative Writing Students with SEAN MCCARTHY, MARIETTA ZACKER (Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency) and LINDA EPSTEIN (Emerald City Literary Agency), moderated by HAROLD UNDERDOWN (www.underdown.org).  INFO:  Attendees MUST register and bring a ticket from SCBWI Metro NY website.  Non Members must purchase a ticket for the event:  https://nymetro.scbwi.org/upcoming-events/ LOCATION: Auditorium at the New School, 66 W. 12th Street, NYC 10011

Nov. 23 Sat. 11:30am-4pm 13TH ANNUAL BROOKLYN CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR with Selina Alko, Adam Auerbach, Christopher Browne, Jon Burgerman, Gilbert Ford, Tad Hills, Melissa Iwai, Torrey Maldonado, Denis Markell, Sharee Miller, Christopher Silas Neal, Sean Qualls, Lori Richmond, Julia Sarcone-Roach, Stephen Savage, Hannah Stark, Rowboat Watkins, Hyewon Yum and many MANY more. This free event features author readings, illustrator presentations, and book-related art-making opportunities with over 40 creators of storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels. INFO:  718.638.5000, https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/childrens_book_fair_november_2019  LOCATION:  Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

EXHIBITS (In order of closing date)

Nov. 13, 2019 - Jan. 4, 2020 THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS presents THE ORIGINAL ART SHOW Celebrating the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration. INFO: 212.838.2560, https://www.societyillustrators.org/exhibits/original-art-2019-exhibit   LOCATION: Society of Illustrators, 128 E. 63rd Street, NYC 10065

CONTESTS (In order of deadline)

ONGOING:  AMTRAK RESIDENCY FOR WRITERS.  #AmtrakResidency will allow for up to 24 writers to take long-distance trains to work on their projects. Each writers run-trip journey will include accommodations on board a sleeper car equipped with a bed, a desk and outlets.  This experience aims to inspire creativity and fuel a sense of adventure. INFO: https://www.carlemuseum.org/content/current-exhibitions


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 CORNER BOOKSTORE

212.831.3554, |  1313 Madison Avenue @ 93rd Street  |  NYC 10128

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 and 632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11225

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

THE QUEENS BOOK SHOP 

718.441.0009 | 81-63 Lefferts Blvd. | Queens NY 11415  

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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