Saturday, October 20, 2018

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

2018

Oct. 20 Sat. RUCCL  RUTGERS UNIVERSITY COUNCIL ON CHILDREN'S LITERATURE'S One-on-One Plus Conference brings together the largest number of professionals of any conference of its kind.  Writers and illustrators have a rare opportunity to share their work with mentors from the children's publishing world. Applications will be available online in early April at RUCCL.org.

Oct. 21 Sun. 11:30am POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents CAROLINE HADILAKSONO, author/illustrator of the new book Surprise!. INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/ LOCATION: 1111 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Oct. 27 Sat. 11am  BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts KARINA WOLF, author of The Insomniacs who will present her new book I am Not a Fox.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION: Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Oct. 28  Sun. 11am  BOOKS ARE MAGIC presents ALEX BEARD, with his new book The Lying King.   INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION: Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Nov. 4  Sun. 11am  BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes JON BURGERMAN, with his new book How to Eat Pizza.   INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION: Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Nov. 5  Mon. 6:30pm  SCBWI and THE NEW SCHOOL host AGENTS PANEL.The Agent Panel, moderated by writer Adria QuiƱones, will feature Beth Phelan (Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency), John Rudolph (Dystel & Goderich & Bourret) and Peter Knapp (Park Literary & Media). This event is free for all SCBWI Members and New School Students.  Attendees MUST register and bring a ticket from SCBWI Metro NY website.  Non Members must purchase a ticket for the event.  INFO: https://nymetro.scbwi.org/upcoming-events/ LOCATION: The Auditorium, The New School, 66 West 12th Street, NYC

Nov. 10 Sat. 11am-6pm  WELL-READ BLACK GIRL FESTIVAL 2018 with JACQUELINE WOODSON, RENEE WATSON and more celebrating Black women readers and writers. TICKETS: General Admission $45/Premium Admission $55   INFO:  https://pioneerworks.org/programs/2nd-annual-well-read-black-girl-festival/  LOCATION: 
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn

Nov. 28 Wed. 7-10pm BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY presents JARRETT J. KROSOCZKA with special guest JACQUELINE WOODSON. INFO:  LOCATION: Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Dec. 11 Tues. 7:30pm SCBWI PROFESSIONAL SERIES presents GILBERT FORD: From Cover to Cover. The illustrator of many New York Times Best-Selling middle grade novels including The Secret Series, Bad Magic, Three Times Lucky, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, and A Snicker of Magic has also written and/or illustrated award-winning picture books including Mr. Ferris and His Wheel, The Marvelous Thing that Came from A Spring, Soldier Song, and How the Cookie Crumbled. INFO: https://nymetro.scbwi.org/events/professional-series-from-cover-to-cover-with-gilbert-ford/ LOCATION: Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC

Dec. 12  Sat. 11am SCBWI'S BACK2BACK program welcomes BARBARA MCCLINTOCK and NANCY ARMO. After reading from their books and talking about their work, they will answer audience questions. INFO: tbd LOCATION:  Books Are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn,NY 11231

 

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 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: 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 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

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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