Good news for a snowy day

Here’s this week’s . . .

REGIONAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Kerry Aradhya who has recently signed on with Stephen Fraser of the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency!

The first page of one of Kerry’s picture book manuscripts was read during the first page panel at the summer regional conference. Stephen Fraser loved it, so she followed up by sending him the whole manuscript. He agreed to represent Kerry, and she is thrilled and grateful to SCBWI!

(I love hearing this, seeing how we’ve been discussing first pages!)

Kerry has also started a new blog recently called Picture Books & Pirouettes. She reviews picture books about dance and include other posts about integrating dance and children’s literature.  Check it out by clicking here!

Congratulations, again, Kerry.  HOW AWESOME!  I look forward to seeing that first page. 🙂

~ ~ ~

    “I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.”–Anna Quindlen

Have a great weekend, everyone.  Let’s be our own person!

Laura Bowers

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About Laura Bowers

Laura is a writer, runner, reader, runDisney addict, blogger/vlogger at Write, Run, Rejoice and Joyful Miles, mom of two college boys, excellent chili maker, and obsessive list keeper. She clearly likes run-on sentences and adverbs. She also still thinks Spice World was an awesome movie and feels no shame about that.
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4 Responses to Good news for a snowy day

  1. ediehemingway says:

    Congratulations, Kerry! I’m so happy when I hear something significant, like signing with an agent, came directly from one of our conferences!

  2. Susan Mannix says:

    Congratulations Kerry! This is such great news!!

  3. Lois Hoffman says:

    Congratulations Kerry!

  4. Thanks, Edie, Susan, and Lois for the congrats. I love SCBWI!!

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