SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Invite
USA Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
California
Details 2020/02/02 11:00am Ida Lewenstein Palo Alto Book Launch Celebrate SCBWI member Ida Lewenstein's book release at Books Inc. in Palo Alto, CA.
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!
Details 2020/02/09 10:30am Natasha Yim Ukiah Book Signing/Reading Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a reading by Natasha Yim, followed by arts and crafts. Natasha will read Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas, and Mulan's Lunar New Year.
Florida
Details 2020/02/27 7:00pm David A. Aguilar Boca Raton Book Signing/Reading Join us for a ​free​ ​evening lecture​​ by astronomer/author David A. Aguilar. "B​eyond the Moon”​​ for all ages followed by a ​book signing​ of ​“LUNA: The Science and Stories of Our Moon” ​(2019, National Geographic Society).
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.
Illinois
Details 2020/02/29 10:30am Sara Shacter Chicago Book Signing/Reading A very special storytime with Sara Shacter, author of Just So Willow.
Maine
Details 2020/02/01 10:00am Heidi Fiedler Biddeford Free Workshop Reading like a writer is a mindset and a process that helps us understand the how and why of a book. This workshop will show writers how to slow down, read every word, take notes, and think about the elements they struggle with in their own work.
Maryland
Details 2020/02/08 11:00am Laura Renauld Frederick Book Launch Join Laura Renauld for story time, crafts, and giveaways in celebration of her new picture book, FRED'S BIG FEELINGS: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MISTER ROGERS, on shelves January 14, 2020. Book sales and signing to follow.
Nebraska
Details 2020/02/07 5:30pm Linda Stephen Lincoln Book Launch Book Launch and Art Exhibit for New Origami Picture Book "The Day We Went to the Park" by paper artist Linda Stephen. Book signing. Meet the author and illustrator and see original art illustrations of a city park made of 1,000+ origami sculptures.
New York
Details 2020/02/16 11:00am Raven Howell Peekskill Book Signing/Reading Children's author visit with stories, book sharing, and kids' activities.
North Carolina
Details 2020/02/29 2:00pm Gillian McDunn Raleigh Book Launch From the highly acclaimed author of Caterpillar Summer comes a heartfelt story about the sweetness and stings of middle-school friendship.
Pennsylvania
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.
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!
Texas
Details 2020/02/21 6:00pm Kari Veenstra El Paso Book Launch El Paso SCBWI member Kari Veenstra will be hosting a book launch and signing for her debut science fiction/fantasy novel THE RESCUER targeted at teen readers.
Virginia
Details 2020/02/26 4:00pm Laura Renauld Brambleton Book Signing/Reading Join Laura Renauld for story time, crafts, and giveaways in celebration of her new picture book, FRED'S BIG FEELINGS: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF MISTER ROGERS, on shelves January 14, 2020. Book sales and signing to follow.
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 2020/03/27 6:30pm Kelly Anne White Chincoteague Performance Recitation of originally authored verse by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES.
International Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
Italy
Details 2020/02/24 4:30pm Eleanor Peterson Arquata Scrivia Book Signing/Reading Bilingual book reading (ENG/ITA) at the public library, plus activities and refreshments.
Live Virtual Invites
Date/Time Member Type Format Description