September 27, 1933-January 5 2017
May 2018: PENCON, Grand Rapids, MI
Wild Wild Midwest! May 3-5, 2019, multi-regional conference
Oct. 5-7, 2018: SCBWI retreat, Pokagon State Park, Potawatom Inn, Angola, IN (for IN and MI SCBWI members)
May 5, 2018, time TBD, SCBWI MI-PAL event: A One-Day Humor Conference with Little, Brown editor Heather Alexander
Mar. 17-18, 2018: Michigan Reading Association, Detroit, MI, Cobo Center
Feb. 2-3, 2018: The Sixth Annual Storytelling Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum celebrates family stories, Kalamazoo Valley Museum 10 am - 4 pm
January 2018: Grand Rapids Christian Middle School, "How a Book is Made" & "Discernment in the Media"
Dec. 10, 2017: Kazoo Books Author Hop, 11 am-1 pm: SCBWI MI-PAL event, Kazoo Books, Kalamazoo, MI 2-4 pm
Dec. 1, 2017: SCBWI-MI Merry Mitten Holiday event, Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI, 6-9 pm
Aug 5, 2-4 pm, Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI: Meet eight local children's book authors during Education Appreciation Days organized through the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Michigan Chapter, Published and Listed Authors (SCBWI-MI PAL)
One Writer's Musings
Author ~ Editor ~ Reviewer ~ Speaker
By Jennifer Joseph
Illustrated Forest Burdett
Phantom Pen Press, 2017, $14.99
Showing diversity for the very young through fantastical ABCs.
#ReadYourWorld #ChildressInk #JenniferJoseph #ForrestBurdett #PhantomPenPress
Fall &Winter Books
Multicultural Children's Book Day 2018
Honoring Paul Goble
FIND YOUR FUTURE IN ART
By Kim Childress
Cherry Lake (Sleeping Bear Press)
Part of the Find Your Future in STEAM series.
Resources for readers, librarians, educators, homeschoolers, writers, editors & publishers
Love your library!
I lived at the library as a child, riding my bike there nearly every day. Check your local library for free events, story time, writing contests, technological and researching resources, and of course, books.
Princess Sophie and the Six Swans
A Tale from the Brothers Grimm
Retold & Illustrated by Kim Jacobs
Wisdom Tales, Nov. 2017, $16.95
A gorgeous hard-cover retelling of the legend of six-brothers-turned-into-swans.
#ReadYourWorld #ChildressInk #KimJacobs #WisdomTales #FairyTale #GermanFolklore