SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Invite
USA Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
Colorado
Details 10/06/2019 3:00pm Natasha Wing Fort Collins Book Launch 3 SCBWI members are launching/signing their books - Natasha Wing, Stan Yan and Teresa Funke at the new winery in Fort Collins. Come sample wine and help us celebrate our new books.
District of Columbia
Details 10/21/2019 7:00pm Elizabeth Wein Washington Book Signing/Reading Bookstore talk and signing. I\'ll be talking about A THOUSAND SISTERS, my young adult nonfiction about the Soviet Union\'s female combat pilots in World War II. The event is free and open to the public.
Florida
Details 10/19/2019 2:00am Kristin McGlothlin Jupiter Book Launch Drawing with Whitman Art Party: Free family event--make art, listen to a story, and learn how to draw a still life & portrait. Celebrating Kristin McGlothlin’s debut middle-grade novel, DRAWING WITH WHITMAN. Enjoy yummy snacks too!
Details 11/30/2019 9:00am Eileen R. Meyer Neptune Beach Book Signing/Reading Kick off the holiday shopping season at your local bookstore. Join author Eileen Meyer as she shares an interactive program with kids about her new book, THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: POEMS ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT. Snacks and a craft.
Illinois
Details 10/20/2019 2:00pm Jessica Leving Chicago Book Signing/Reading Calling all siblings of kids with disabilities! Join us for a special story-time just for you.
Details 11/09/2019 10:00am Lisa Maggiore Chicago Book Launch LAUNCH PARTY: Join author Lisa Maggiore & illustrator Ross Felten as they celebrate their sequel picture book AVA THE MONSTER SLAYER; COUSIN POWER. A family-friendly event at the YMCA that includes a bookmark station, raffle, cake, and signing.
Details 11/05/2019 7:00pm Eileen R. Meyer Downers Grove Book Launch LAUNCH PARTY: Join Eileen Meyer (THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN) and Claudia Guadalupe Martinez (NOT A BEAN) as they jointly celebrate the launch of their picture books with a program, snacks, and signing.
Details 11/10/2019 11:00am Eileen R. Meyer Evanston Book Signing/Reading Story time with authors Eileen Meyer (THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN) and Claudia Guadalupe Martinez (NOT A BEAN) to celebrate the release of their new picture books. Q&A time to follow.
Details 11/12/2019 7:00pm Ronica Davis Naperville Book Launch Book launch party for my debut teen novel, WHEN THE STARS LEAD TO YOU! Please join me for a signing, snacks, and fun!
Details 11/09/2019 1:00pm Eileen R. Meyer Vernon Hills Book Signing/Reading Program and story time with author Eileen Meyer celebrating the release of her new book, THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: POEMS ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT.
Details 10/26/2019 10:30am Michelle Schaub Winnetka Book Signing/Reading Calling all collectors! Story time and craft with Michelle Schaub as she shares poems and fun collections from her poetry and picture book FINDING TREASURE: A COLLECTION OF COLLECTIONS.
Details 11/16/2019 10:30am Eileen R. Meyer Winnetka Book Signing/Reading Program and story time with author Eileen Meyer celebrating the release of her new book, THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: POEMS ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT.
Indiana
Details 10/15/2019 6:00pm Gillian Harris Indianapolis Book Launch Book launch and signing for WAKE UP, WOODS, with authors Michael Homoya and Shane Gibson, and illustrator Gillian Harris.
Maryland
Details 10/06/2019 11:00am Kathy MacMillan Annapolis Book Signing/Reading Signing at the Page After Page Bookstore Author Tent: Kathy MacMillan will be signing SWORD AND VERSE and DAGGER AND COIN, as well as board books NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY! Call Page After Page at (443) 840-7243 if you would like to pre-order
Details 10/17/2019 9:00pm Kelly Anne White Baltimore Performance Author Kelly Anne White recites THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES at the 131st annual meeting of the American Folklore Society (AFS), Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, Maryland
Details 11/01/2019 12:00pm Kelly Anne White Baltimore Book Fair Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, is a featured workshop presenter at Baltimore Book Festival, Kid City, Downtown Inner Harbor, Maryland.
Details 11/02/2019 12:00pm Kelly Anne White Baltimore Book Fair Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, is a featured workshop presenter at Baltimore Book Festival, Kid City, Downtown Inner Harbor, Maryland.
Details 11/03/2019 12:00pm Kelly Anne White Baltimore Book Fair Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, is a featured workshop presenter at Baltimore Book Festival, Kid City, Downtown Inner Harbor, Maryland.
Details 11/23/2019 12:30pm Kelly Anne White Baltimore Book Signing/Reading Book signing and "scrap happy" art party hosted by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, at Barnes & Noble/Johns Hopkins University, 3330 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
Minnesota
Details 10/12/2019 10:00am Janet Hill St. Paul Book Fair Rain Taxi’s Twin Cities Book Festival is not only the largest, most adventurous literary event in the Upper Midwest, it is THE annual get together for devoted book lovers from the Twin Cities and beyond!
Missouri
Details 11/25/2019 3:00pm Izzy Anderson Springfield Book Signing/Reading My first Missouri book signing for Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage! Pre-order at http://themarvelouscarriage.square.site/
New Mexico
Details 10/04/2019 6:00pm Caroline Starr Rose Albuquerque Book Signing/Reading Join Caroline Starr Rose for the release of her latest book, A RACE AROUND THE WORLD: THE TRUE STORY OF NELLIE BLY AND ELIZABETH BISLAND.
Details 10/05/2019 2:00pm Caroline Starr Rose Albuquerque Book Signing/Reading Join Caroline Starr Rose for the release of her latest book, A RACE AROUND THE WORLD: THE TRUE STORY OF NELLIE BLY AND ELIZABETH BISLAND.
Details 10/12/2019 4:00pm Caroline Starr Rose Albuquerque Book Signing/Reading Join Caroline Starr Rose for the release of her latest book, A RACE AROUND THE WORLD: THE TRUE STORY OF NELLIE BLY AND ELIZABETH BISLAND.
New York
Details 10/05/2019 10:00am Susanna Reich Chappaqua Book Fair Chappaqua Children's Book Festival - 140 kids' authors, panels, live KidLit TV interviews, face painting, food trucks, and more.
Details 11/09/2019 1:00pm Virginia Schwartz New York City Book Signing/Reading Booktalk on AMONG THE FALLEN, a YA crossover historical fiction by Virginia Frances Schwartz (Holiday House, 10/19). Discover why this novel is being referred to as \"A Dickensian #MeToo novel\" by Kirkus Review.
North Carolina
Details 10/19/2019 12:00pm Lucy Sams Charlotte Book Signing/Reading Celebrate the publication of HEY BABY – DEJA\'S NEW ADVENTURE with an author and illustrator meet & greet, book signing, and an interactive storytelling event!
Details 11/09/2019 2:00pm Lucy Sams Charlotte Book Signing/Reading Celebrate the publication of HEY BABY – DEJA\'S NEW ADVENTURE with an author and illustrator meet & greet, book signing, and an interactive storytelling event!
Ohio
Details 10/26/2019 4:00pm Lucy Sams Westlake Book Signing/Reading Celebrate the publication of HEY BABY – DEJA\'S NEW ADVENTURE with an author and illustrator meet & greet, book signing, and an interactive storytelling event!
Oklahoma
Details 10/25/2019 5:00pm Elizabeth Wein Oklahoma City Book Signing/Reading A book signing featuring A THOUSAND SISTERS, my first nonfiction for young adults. This event is followed by Full Circle Books\' live music evening.
Oregon
Details 10/16/2019 6:30pm Dawn Babb Prochovnic Portland Book Launch A Cowgirl/Pirate Potty Party to celebrate the launch of Dawn\'s latest books: WHERE DOES A COWGIRL GO POTTY? and WHERE DOES A PIRATE GO POTTY? This lively event is suitable for potty humorists and cowgirl/pirate enthusiasts of all ages.
Details 11/12/2019 7:00pm Dawn Babb Prochovnic Portland Free Workshop Panel and book signing \"How to Connect Young Readers to Real Authors.\" Target audience: teachers, librarians, community educators, parents, other authors who are interested in developing resources of value for readers, and of course, fans!
Texas
Details 10/19/2019 2:00pm Meredith Davis Austin Book Launch Book launch for HER OWN TWO FEET: A RWANDAN GIRL'S BRAVE FIGHT TO WALK will include a presentation and slide show by author Meredith Davis and a video of her co-author Rebeka Uwitonze. Cake, snacks, and a book signing will follow.
Details 11/03/2019 2:00pm Cate Berry Austin Book Launch Cate Berry\'s book launch for CHICKEN BREAK! A COUNTING BOOK (Feiwel & Friends/MacMillan). Join Cate Berry and fellow local chicks as she counts up to ten and back again with her new counting picture book! Bring all your little peeps!
Details 10/13/2019 2:00pm Donna Janell Bowman Austin, Book Launch Please join me for the launch celebration for KING OF THE TIGHTROPE: WHEN THE GREAT BLONDIN RULED NIAGARA. We\'ll have delectables and fun STEM activities for all ages.
Details 10/19/2019 9:00am Barbara Carroll Roberts Pasadena Book Fair TWEENS READ 2019. Speaking and signing books at this annual Tween event in Houston.
Details 11/02/2019 1:00pm Izzy Anderson San Antonio Book Signing/Reading My first book signing for Princess Zoe and Her Marvelous Carriage. Pre-order at http://themarvelouscarriage.square.site/
Details 11/03/2019 11:00am Deborah Elum The Woodlands Book Signing/Reading Special guest at Storybook Theatre, Author Deborah Elum will read on stage “Miss McDoogle has the Giggles” immediately followed by a meet-and-greet.
Virginia
Details 11/02/2019 10:30am Kathy MacMillan Annandale Performance The SIGN-a-long Sing-along: Teach your fingers how to sing as we explore American Sign Language through music and stories! Bring the whole family for hands-on fun with signing (and singing) storyteller Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS.
Details 11/26/2019 4:00pm Kathy MacMillan Ashburn Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS and LITTLE HANDS AND BIG HANDS, leads silly stories, songs, and more.
Details 10/25/2019 7:00pm Kelly Anne White Chincoteague Performance Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, recites "Cold as Clay" at the Spooky Story Swap hosted by Chincoteague Storytelling Guild, Chincoteague Cultural Alliance, Virginia.
Details 10/29/2019 4:00pm Kathy MacMillan Leesburg Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS and LITTLE HANDS AND BIG HANDS, leads silly stories, songs, and more.
Details 10/22/2019 4:00pm Kathy MacMillan Potomac Falls Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS and LITTLE HANDS AND BIG HANDS, leads silly stories, songs, and more.
Details 11/09/2019 3:00pm Kathy MacMillan Purcellville Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS and LITTLE HANDS AND BIG HANDS, leads silly stories, songs, and more.
Details 11/13/2019 4:00pm Kathy MacMillan Stone Ridge Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan, author of NITA\'S FIRST SIGNS and LITTLE HANDS AND BIG HANDS, leads silly stories, songs, and more.
International Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
United Kingdom - England
Details 11/02/2019 12:00pm John Tarrow Colchester Book Signing/Reading Meet The Author: John Tarrow, author of THE STRANGER\'S GUIDE TO TALLISTON. Drop into Waterstones to discover more of the magical labyrinth of THE STRANGER\'S GUIDE TO TALLISTON – and experience Great Dunmow’s extraordinary house & gardens.
United Kingdom - Scotland
Details 11/20/2019 6:30pm Elizabeth Wein Linlithgow Book Signing/Reading Dyslexia Scotland West Lothian presents 'Firebird and White Eagles with Elizabeth Wein': a talk in connection with Scottish Book Week. It's aimed at readers aged 10-14, but everyone is welcome. The event is free but registration is encouraged.
Live Virtual Invites
Date/Time Member Type Format Description
Details 10/01/2019 12:00am Michelle Reynoso Book Fair Other (See Description) Oct 1-6: Michelle Reynoso / author participant for the YA Scavenger Hunt, offering fans an opportunity to see the latest and greatest in YA literature. During the hunt, fans get exclusive bonus material & access to insider info, prizes & giveaways.
Details 10/04/2019 12:00am John W Nassivera Book Launch Other (See Description) Goodreads Giveaway Book Set to Songs, "Chain Links, We're Better Together" by John W. Nassivera. Music brings people together. This middle grade eBook features 19 original songs to enhance the readers experience. Sept. 5 - Oct. 4