Category Archives: Interviews: Authors

Coffee and Conversation with Laura Shovan: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Happy blustery Monday! As we get closer to our From Dreaming to Doing Conference, which is just under a month away, we’re continuing with interviews of our amazing faculty members. I’m so happy to welcome fellow area member and Marylander, the … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Susan Stockdale: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Happy Monday, everyone! We are continuing with our pre-From Dreaming to Doing SCBWI Conference guest speaker interviews. In case you’ve missed our first three, here’s the links: Patricia Powell, author Alyssa Nassner, illustrator and designer Liz Kossnar, Associate Editor, Simon & Schuster … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Patricia Hruby Powell: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

It’s that time of year again! When we showcase the many awesome presenters that are lined up for the upcoming From Dreaming to Doing SCBWI MD/DE/WV Conference on March 17-18th! We like to do this as a way for participants … Continue reading

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Book Release and some Coffee and Conversation with Laura Gehl

Congratulations and major woo-hoo’s to Maryland author Laura Gehl on the August 9th release of her latest book, Peep and Egg: I’m not Trick-or-treating! “Peep is so excited to go trick or treating with Egg!  But Egg is not trick … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday: Coffee and Conversation with Leona Illig!

Congratulations to Leona Illig on the release of her book The Elephant and the Bird Feeder (1st Ride Enterprises)!! “Young readers will eagerly follow the adventures of an unlikely trio—an elephant, a parrot, and a boy—as they journey through the back … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday, Laura Shovan!!

Major woohoos and huge congratulations to one of our own, Laura Shovan, on the release of  THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY!! Laura Shovan’s engaging, big-hearted debut is a time capsule of one class’s poems during a transformative school … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Veronica Bartles, our new PAL coordinator!

Happy Friday, everyone! As mentioned in Tuesday’s post, today we have an interview with our new PAL (Published and Listed) coordinator, the lovely Veronica Bartles, as a way of welcoming her and for you to get to know her better! Veronica Bartles is … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Betsy Bird

Happy Tuesday! With our Team SCBWI Conference now only four days away, we are finishing our series of faculty interviews. Missed any? No worries, just click on the links below. Ava Jae, writer and Assistant Editor at Entangled Publishing Stephen … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Lois Sepahban

Hello, writers and illustrators. Nine more days until the Team SCBWI conference! I am getting pumped up… are you excited?   Today in the Cyber Cafe we have the pleasure of chatting with Lois Sepahban, one of the Sweet Sixteen … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Karen Whiting

Happy Monday! Are you ready for Team SCBWI? We’ve got twelve – count ’em – twelve days until our conference. Time to get excited! How can you not, with the great faculty members we have lined up? And, lucky us, … Continue reading

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