Sunday, March 29, 2020

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

2020

Apr. 3 & 4,  Fri. & Sat. KWELI: THE COLOR OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE CONFERENCE. For its 10 Anniversary the conference will feature LINDA SUE PARK, VANESSA BRANTLEY NEWTON, RAUL THE THIRD, IBI ZOBOI, NIKKI GRIMES, MINH LE, TRACI SORELL and many other authors and illustrators. The conference will feature panels, workshops and presentations along with critiques by top editors and agents. INFO: http://www.kwelijournal.org/the-color-of-childrens-literature-conference-2  LOCATION:  Barnard College, 3009 Broadway (at 117th Street), NYC 10027

Apr. 4 Sat. 1pm-2pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes KYLE LUKOFF with his new book Explosion at the Poem Factory. INFO718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION: Books Are Magic, 229 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Apr. 5 Sun. 11am-12pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts AMY SOHN + ORNA LE PAPE with their new book Brooklyn Bailey, the Missing Dog. INFO718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION: Books Are Magic, 229 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Apr. 13  Mon. 7:30-9:30pm  SCBWI PROFESSIONAL SERIES: EXPLORING HOW PERSONAL WORK CAN LEAD TO YOUR BEST PROFESSIONAL WORK with AIMEE SICURO, illustrator of Bright Sky, Starry City; The Moon Inside and In a Garden. Her debut authored illustrator project, If You Find a Leaf is planned for fall 2021. INFO: http://nymetro.scbwi.org/upcoming-events/ LOCATION:  The Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC

Apr. 18-19 LOS ANGELES TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS  Los Angeles, CA  INFO: LOCATION: 

May 2 Sat. 10am-3pm 12TH ANNUAL HUDSON CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL with PHIL BILDNER, SUZANNE BLOOM, NICK BRUEL, NANCY CASTALDO, NINA CREWS, DIANE DEGROAT, TIFFANY D. JACKSON, TORREY MALDONADO, SHAREE MILLER, FLORENCE MINOR, WENDELL MINOR, JOHN PARRA, ANNA RAFF, HANNAH STARK, HUDSON TALBOTT, MARK TEAGUE, PADMA VENKATRAMAN, JOYCE WAN, BRENDAN WENZEL, SALINA YOON, HYEWON YUM, ELIZABETH ZUNON and featured author JERRY CRAFT...and more! INFO: HCBF@hudsoncsd.org, https://hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com  LOCATION: Hudson Jr./Sr. High School, 215 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson NY 12534  

May 11 AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR  Baltimore, MD INFO: LOCATION: 

May 11  Mon. 7:30-9:30pm  SCBWI PROFESSIONAL SERIES: TURNING A GREAT HOOK INTO A BOOK with CATHERINE WALLACE, children's book editor at HarperCollins. INFO: http://nymetro.scbwi.org/upcoming-events/ LOCATION:  The Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC

Jul. 18  HARLEM BOOK FAIR  Harlem, NY  INFO: LOCATION: 


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: 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  12th 10011
(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)  booksofwonder.com
212.989.1804 | 217 West 84th St. | NYC 10024  

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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