Sunday, July 15, 2018

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

2018

July 28  Sat. 11am SCBWI'S BACK2BACK program presents ANNA RAFF and AURA LEWIS. After reading from their books and talking about their work, Anna (If I Were a Kangaroo; You Are Not a Cat) and Aura (Gloria's Voice) will answer audience questions. INFO: https://booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids&STG=N89QRzdy_8kgRnWXCI0eGBRmts6F  LOCATION:  Books Are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn,NY 11231

Sept. 1  Sat. 11am SCBWI'S BACK2BACK program welcomes MELISSA IWAI and ELIZABETH LILLY. 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

Sept. 1  Sat.  18TH LIBRARY OF CONGRESS NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL  INFO:  http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/  LOCATION:  Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Sept. 22 Sat.  PRINCETON CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL INFO: https://www.princetonlibrary.org/childrens-book-festival/   LOCATION:  Princeton Public Library and Albert E. Hinds Memorial Plaza

Oct. 13  Sat. 11am SCBWI'S BACK2BACK program welcomes DANIEL KIRK and COLLEEN KONG-SAVAGE. 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

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.

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 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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