Category Archives: Member News

Baltimore Book Festival this weekend!

Baltimore bound this weekend for the 2017 Baltimore Book Festival? Awesome, be sure to stop booth P88 near the Maryland Science Center and say hello to some regional MD/DE/WV authors and illustrators! You’ll also be able to find more information about … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Debbie Levy, winner of the 2017 Crystal Kite Award for the Atlantic Area!

Happy Friday, everyone! This post is long overdue, but major congrats and a mighty woo-HOO to regional member, Debbie Levy! Her book, I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark, has been chosen by SCBWI members as the winner of the … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday, Meg Eden!

Congratulations are in order for area member Meg Eden on the release of Post-High School Reality Quest. Buffy’s your typical cosplaying, retro-gaming, con-going geek girl, but as her high school graduation approaches, she finds she has an unwelcome guest in her … Continue reading

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Upcoming Regional Events and Announcements

Happy Thursday, everyone! I know we post a lot about upcoming events here at As The Eraser Burns. That’s because there is always so much going on and we don’t want you to miss a thing! Plus there’s some great … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Suzanna Banwell, our new Critique Coordinator

First off, I must send out a huge THANK YOU to Loretta Carlson for being such an amazing critique coordinator for the past several years! Wow. The task of gathering critique submissions from conference attendees, processing payments, assigning manuscripts to … Continue reading

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SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Award: Round two voting ends on Sunday!

The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award to recognize great books from 15 SCBWI regional divisions around the world. Round two voting for our division has begun for this year’s Crystal Kite! Here’s instruction on how you can vote … Continue reading

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Color Wonder: Hooray for Spring! Book Release

Hello friends! We are having picture-perfect Spring weather, aren’t we? How appropriate that we are celebrating the latest book release by area member Chiêu Anh Urban! Get ready for an inventively visual experience that allows readers to mix and match … Continue reading

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2017 SCBWI 18th Annual Winter Conference

Ah, the SCBWI Winter Conference, an event that has been on my bucket list for a very, very long time. I’ve yet to attend a national conference, but today, I get to live vicariously through the several regional members who … Continue reading

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Read Local Challenge!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! There’s something very cool and awesome going on from now until April 30th: the Read Local Challenge put together by our very own PAL coordinator, Veronica Bartles! Please support your local authors and illustrators by spreading the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Jack Reid Illustrator Scholarship Winner | From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Here’s another congratulations and mighty woo-HOO to our Jack Reid Scholarship winners for the upcoming From Dreaming to Doing Annual Conference on March 18-19! Last Friday, I showcased Kirsten Traynor, winner of the author division. Today, I’m shining the spotlight … Continue reading

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