Category Archives: Interviews: Illustrators

Coffee and Conversation with Alyssa Nassner: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Good Monday morning! We are on February’s doorstep, yet it seems like yesterday we were just celebrating Christmas. And our “From Dreaming to Doing” Conference is less than two months away! Time has definitely sprouted wings! Today we have another … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Jess Tice-Gilbert

T minus 3 days and counting until Team SCBWI! Yesterday, Laura gave a round up of our faculty interviews and then welcomed our keynote speaker, Betsy Bird, into the Cyber Café for a chat. You may think that’s a wrap … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Shadra Strickland!

Happy Friday, all! Since our theme for July is Illustrators Show Us Your Independence, I’m happy to kick things off by featuring an interview with illustrator extraordinaire, Shadra Strickland! Shadra has illustrated many books such as Please, Louise by Toni … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Susan Detwiler

Good Friday morning friends! As promised, we have the lovely Susan Detwiler gracing the Cyber Cafe today. Susan will be giving an Author’s Book Club (ABC) event on Sunday, April 19th. Susan is the the author and illustrator of the picture … Continue reading

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All Things Conference!

So, who’s excited about the upcoming Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains conference? Hands? Hands? You know my hand is raised. And I’m doubly excited about staying at the new Christiane Inn at the Clagett Center and participating in all … Continue reading

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Caldecott Winner

Winning the Randolph Caldecott Medal is a particular honor for an illustrator, and a personal fantasy of mine. THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE: The Unimaginary Friend, illustrated by Dan Santat, is the 2015 Caldecott Medal winner. The book was written by … Continue reading

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Halloween Treat: New IC!

Introducing Our New Illustrator Coordinator Happy Halloween, everyone! As some of you may know, I have been the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator since 2007 when I was asked by our then RA, Mona Kerby. It has been a very fun … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to Susan Detwiler!

TGIF everyone. Laura and Susan here tag teaming our incredible Illustrator Coordinator’s new book. She’s so amazing it takes two!  Congratulations and a major woo-HOO to Susan, for today’s release of FINE LIFE FOR A COUNTRY MOUSE! Susan has illustrated several … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference Wrap-up

I can’t believe it’s here! This time tomorrow Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft will be underway.               Are you ready? Whether you are or not, here are a few quick things you can do this … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Giuseppe Castellano

It’s Friday and you know what that means – we’re trying to survive frigid cold and bracing ourselves for yet another winter storm. I am beyond tired of this weather! Then again, I was tired of it two weeks after … Continue reading

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