SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Invite
USA Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
California
Details 2020/03/22 1:00pm Tracy Tandy Corte Madera Book Launch Double book launch and celebration for Tracy Tandy's picture book DRUK AND MITA and middle grade fantasy novel MOONWITCH OF CRUSHTIDE ISLAND. MWoCI is illustrated by SCBWI member Cara Bevan. There will be music, activities, food, and fun. Love to see you there!
Details 2020/03/24 7:00pm Keely Parrack Pleasanton Book Launch Launch party for MORNING, SUNSHINE! You're all invited! There will be readings, signings, wine, lemonade, cookies, quizzes and prizes! RSVPs are helpful!
Idaho
Details 2020/03/14 2:00pm Marina Alcoser Meridian Book Signing/Reading Join author Stephani Mullani and illustrator Marina Alcoser in the first reading/signing of MILO'S GLOW! Stop by Deja Brew in Meridian from 2:00-4:00 to enjoy free cookies, coloring sheets, a reading, and a Q&A session with the creators.
Maryland
Details 2020/04/04 10:00am Kathy MacMillan Eldersburg Performance Little Hands Signing: Spring Signs. Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY.
Details 2020/04/25 10:00am Kathy MacMillan Eldersburg Performance Little Hands Signing: Food Signs. Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY.
Details 2020/04/12 1:00pm Kelly Anne White Joppa Social Gathering Book signing by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES and THE BIBLE ADVENTURE BOOK OF SCAVENGER HUNTS, at the Annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Joppatowne Lions Club.
Massachusetts
Details 2020/03/14 2:00pm Priscilla Alpaugh Amherst Book Signing/Reading Join illustrator and SCBWI member Priscilla Alpaugh and author Lori Haskins Houran as they read from their new picture book, Space Mice!, a book about two hungry mice on a mission to take a bite out of that big ball of Swiss in the sky.
Montana
Details 2020/03/21 1:00pm Precious McKenzie Billings Book Signing/Reading Celebrate author Precious McKenzie's newest picture book, Cinder Yeti, with a book reading and signing at This House of Books.
Pennsylvania
Details 2020/04/16 7:00pm Stephanie Keyes Pittsburgh Book Launch A launch party for Joshua David Bellin's book THE LAST SENSOR, as well as a celebration of Pittsburgh authors; this free event is a chance to meet and mingle with writers as they talk about books, publishing, life, love, and who knows what else.
Details 2020/03/06 12:30pm Kelly Anne White Shrewsbury Book Signing/Reading Book signing by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES.
Details 2020/04/10 12:30pm Kelly Anne White Shrewsbury Book Signing/Reading Book signing by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES and THE BIBLE ADVENTURE BOOK OF SCAVENGER HUNTS at Sweet Frog fro-yo shop.
Tennessee
Details 2020/03/04 6:00pm David A. Aguilar Memphis Book Signing/Reading Meet Astronomer & Author David A. Aguilar for an author talk and book signing of "LUNA: The Science and Stories of Our Moon" published by Nat'l Geographic Kids Books. Teachers and middle school + up students are strongly encouraged to join us!
Virginia
Details 2020/04/25 3:00pm Kelly Anne White Alexandria Book Signing/Reading Book signing by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, at the Love Our Local Authors (LOLA) Festival hosted by Hooray for Books!
Details 2020/03/07 3:00pm Kathy MacMillan Chantilly Performance Where did American Sign Language come from? Flex your fingers and join in the hunt for clues as sign language detective Kathy MacMillan leads silly stories, songs, and more. Kathy is the author of Nita’s First Signs and Little Hands and Big Hands.
Details 2020/04/25 12:00pm Kelly Anne White Reston Book Signing/Reading Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with a book signing and reading by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES.
Wisconsin
Details 2020/04/27 9:00am Sheri Mabry (Bestor) Grafton Lecture Special Event! APRIL 25,2020 Willow Words Writing Services Presents: A Day with an Editor Learn from and be inspired by Editor, Andrea Hall, who works on picture books through Young Adult novels. Options to register for: 2 workshops & personal critique.
International Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
United Kingdom - England
Details 2020/03/11 12:00am Bonnie Helen Hawkins London Book Fair Learn from appointed bestselling authors, meet with leading companies in the industry, and interact with your peers at the London Book Fair!
Live Virtual Invites
Date/Time Member Type Format Description
Details 2020/03/26 2:00pm Kate Garchinsky Book Signing/Reading Presentation Only It's migration season! Join me for a reading of a chapter of BELLE'S JOURNEY: AN OSPREY TAKE FLIGHT and a mini drawing demonstration from a live stream of nesting ospreys.
Details 2020/03/26 3:00pm Linda Stephen Performance Presentation with Q&A In times like these, we can still find joy in each day. Join author/illustrator Linda Stephen LIVE on the Minden Opera House Facebook page for a book reading of the origami picture book "The Day We Went to the Park." Origami craft time, too. #Live
Details 2020/03/27 12:00pm Kate Garchinsky Free Workshop Other (See Description) Are you feeling lost, alone, anxious, or disconnected? Do you need a creative activity to occupy your racing mind? Take a walk with me out in the field and let's stimulate our imaginations and connect with the natural world in a game of "I Wonder."