Sunday, May 28, 2017

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

2017  

May 28 Sun. 1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER'PICTURE BOOK SHOWCASE with Caldecott honoree BRENDAN WENZEL (They All Saw a Cat) and  ROWBOAT WATKINS (Pete with No Pants).  INFO: 212. 989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundaymay28th1-3pmpicturebookshowcasecatsducksandelephantsohmy.aspx LOCATION: Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th St., NYC

Jun. 1 Thurs. 7pm  COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE welcomes JACQUELINE WOODSON in conversation with ISAAC FITZGERALD. The multi award-winning author will discuss her new novel, Another Brooklyn. INFO: 718.783.3075, www.communitybookstore.net/event/jacqueline-woodson-conversation-isaac-fitzgerald LOCATION: Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215

Jun. 4 Sun. 11am COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE presents RUTH CHAN (author/illustrator of Where's the Party?) reading her latest picture book Georgie's Best Bad Day.  INFO: 718.783.3075, http://www.communitybookstore.net/node/3664   LOCATION: Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215

Jun. 10 Sat. 1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents CARON LEWIS launching her new picture book May I Have a Word?   INFO: 212. 989.3270, booksofwonder.com/saturdayjune10th12-2pmlaunchpartyformayihaveawordbycaronlevis.aspx  LOCATION: Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th St., NYC

Jun. 11 Sun. 10:30am  STORIES BOOKSHOP welcomes ROWBOAT WATKINS, author/illustrator of Rude Cakes reading and discussing his latest book, Pete With No Pants.  INFO: 718.369.1167, http://storiesbk.com/bookshop/ LOCATION: Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, 458 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Jun. 11 Sun. 11am COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE hosts STEPHEN SAVAGE for a launch of his new book Little Plane Learns to Write. INFO: 718.783.3075, http://www.communitybookstore.net/node/3666   LOCATION: Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215

Jun. 13  Tues. 7:30pm  SCBWI presents ALL IN THE FAMILY: Exploring family dynamics in MG and YA fiction and how they can be used to make your novel with ANDREW HARWELL, Senior Editor at HarperCollins Children's Books where he specializes in middle grade and young adult fiction. 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. 

Jul. 7-10  SCBWI 46TH ANNUAL SUMMER CONFERENCE with KWAME ALEXANDER, LAURIE HALSE ANDERSON, VANESSA BRANTLEY NEWTON, SEAN QUALLS, RUTA SEPETYS, KIM TURRISI, JAVAKA STEPTOE, RAUL COLON, LEUYEN PHAM, MARVIN TERBAN, KAT YEH, ARTHUR LEVINE, NANCY PAULSEN, ALEXANDRA PENFOLD and many more. INFO:  https://www.scbwi.org/events/46th-annual-summer-conference-in-los-angeles-la17/  INFO:  LOCATION: JW Marriott, L.A. CA 


EXHIBITS (In order of closing Date)

Feb. 12 - Jun. 4, 2017  THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART presents IT'S ME, ELOISE: The Voice of Kay Thompson and the Art of Hilary Knight, including 90 artworks from the Eloise collaborations.   INFO: 413.559.6300http://www.carlemuseum.org/content/current-exhibitions LOCATION: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002

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/

BOOKCOURT 
163 Court Street, Brooklyn NY | 718.875.3677   

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 ARENA
718.666.3049 |  37 Main St (between Water St & Howard Aly)
BrooklynNY 
11201 

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

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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