SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Invite
USA Invites
Date/Time Member City Type Description
Florida
Details 2019/12/07 10:00am Eileen R. Meyer Fernandina Beach Book Signing/Reading Program, story time, and craft with author Eileen Meyer as she shares information about her new picture book, THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: POEMS ABOUT OUR 16TH PRESIDENT.
Details 2019/11/30 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 2019/11/09 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 2019/11/05 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 2019/11/10 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 2019/11/12 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 2019/11/09 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 2019/11/16 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.
Maryland
Details 2019/11/01 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 2019/11/02 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 2019/11/03 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 2019/11/23 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.
Details 2019/12/13 3:00pm Kelly Anne White Chester Book Signing/Reading Book signing hosted by Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, at Sweet Frog fro-yo shop on Kent Island, Red Apple Plaza, Chester, Maryland.
Details 2019/12/07 9:00am Kelly Anne White Joppa Book Signing/Reading Kelly Anne White, author of THE LEGEND OF THE FAIRY STONES, is the featured artist at the annual Holiday Bazaar at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Joppa, Maryland, hosted by Joppatowne Lions Club.
Missouri
Details 2019/12/14 9:00am Jovanna Schlossenberg Independence Book Launch Join us in celebrating the second book release in the JoJo Knows series: "JoJo Knows Pain". This will be a community-driven event attended by children, parents, and teachers. Different activities have been organized such as a book reading, author signing, games, giveaways, food, and fun.
Details 2019/11/25 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 York
Details 2019/11/05 1:00pm Kathleen Burkinshaw New York CIty Book Signing/Reading The United Nations Bookshop invites you to a discussion with the author, Kathleen Burkinshaw. The Last Cherry Blossom (Sky Pony Press) is based on the life of the author’s mother, who was twelve when the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
Details 2019/11/09 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 2019/11/09 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 2019/11/30 1:00pm Martha Dunsky Caprarotta Englewood Book Signing/Reading Martha Dunsky Caprarotta will sign copies of her new children’s book, Fire and Forgiveness: A Nun’s Truce with General Sherman, a true civil war story involving young children, with lessons on forgiveness and peacemaking.
Oregon
Details 2019/11/16 10:00am Dawn Babb Prochovnic Beaverton Exhibition Beaverton High School’s 18th Annual Holiday Bazaar, Featuring 160+ local merchants, artisans, and makers, including SCBWI-Oregon author, Dawn Prochovnic. Admission is free, but organizers request a $1 donation and/or donations of socks or canned food
Details 2019/11/09 2:00pm Dawn Babb Prochovnic Portland Book Fair Portland Book Festival, Book Sales and Signing at the Willamette Writers' Booth, #64. Students 17 and under (or with valid high school ID) receive free admission to Festival. Adults: $15 Advanced/$20 at the door ($5 book voucher w/ paid admission).
Details 2019/11/12 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!
Details 2019/12/08 12:00pm Dawn Babb Prochovnic Portland Book Fair Oregon Historical Society, Holiday Cheer Event featuring Oregon authors in multiple genres, including SCBWI-Oregon author, Dawn Prochovnic. Free and open to the public.
Pennsylvania
Details 2019/12/08 10:00am Leah Pileggi Pittsburgh Book Fair Kate's Kid Book Bash, in memory of Pittsburgh picture book author Kate Dopirak. A fundraiser for RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). Dozens of children's authors + illustrators, a pop-up bookstore, story times, children's book illustration silent auction!
Texas
Details 2019/11/03 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 2019/11/23 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 2019/11/03 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 2019/11/02 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 2019/11/26 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 2019/11/09 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 2019/11/13 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 2019/11/02 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 2019/11/20 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 2019/11/01 12:00pm John W Nassivera Book Launch Presentation Only Release of the MAGIC YOU DON\'T SEE book trailer
Details 2019/11/20 6:30pm Dawn Babb Prochovnic Free Workshop Other (See Description) Nights of the Round Table Picture Book Critiques Via Video Conference. FREE! Sponsored by SCBWI-Oregon.
Details 2019/12/04 6:30pm Elizabeth Westra Lecture Other (See Description) Webinar- Query & Pitching publishing professionals with agent Rachel Orr