Category Archives: Publishing News

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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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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Happy Belated Book Birthday, Nanci Turner Steveson!

A heartfelt congratulations to Team SCBWI faculty member Nanci Turner Steveson on the May 3rd release of her debut novel SWING SIDEWAYS! “Perfect for fans of Bridge to Terabithia and Walk Two Moons, this debut middle grade novel is the story of two girls and the … 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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Schoolwide, Inc. submission opportunity!

Here’s some info about Schoolwide, Inc.’s submission opportunity that was recently shared on the SCBWI MD/DE/WV page by our lovely co-regional advisor, Sue Peters! ~~~~~~~ Submission opportunity from Susan Tierney, longtime Editor in Chief of Children’s Writer and the Institute of Children’s … Continue reading

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A Good Week for Children’t Literature

If you’re about children’s literature, then this has been a big week already. Monday marked the first day of registration for our March conference Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft. For a quick preview and links to workshop sessions to help polish … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Opportunity

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Since this announcement came through my email, I thought I’d share it here, in case anyone is interested: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids *101 Stories about Good Decisions, Self-Esteem, and Positive Thinking* … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Updates from the Publishing World

Alfred A.Knopf Books for Young Reader’s, Nancy Siscoe is now senior executive editor. Erin Clarke takes on the role of executive editor, and Katherine Harrison climbs to assistant   The American Library Association announces creation of the Stonewall Children’s and Young Adult Literature … Continue reading

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Opportunities from Cricket Magazine Group and Cobblestone Publishing

Cricket Magazine Group and Cobblestone Publishing are looking for writers of every level of experience!  The “bug ” line (LADYBUG, CRICKET, SPIDER, BABYBUG, and CICADA) accepts unsolicited manuscripts; the history and cultures group (COBBLESTONE, ODYSSEY, FACES, CALLIOPE, DIG, and APPLESEEDS) selects … Continue reading

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“Hot off the presses” item from Publishers Lunch

Margaret Raymo has decided to concentrate on discovering new authors and illustrators in her new role as senior executive editor at Houghton Mifflin Children’s.  Her move up allowed Mary Wilcox to become Houghton Mifflin Children’s vp, editorial director. Thank you, Sarah Maury Swan … Continue reading

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