Diandra Mae: An Illustrator's Perspective, 10 a.m. March 26, Barnes & Noble
The Children's Literature Book Club meets on March 27th. March reading list.RETURN TO SENDER by Julia Alvarez and A CAFECITO STORY, by Julia Alvarez, will be shared More info? Contact here: ChildLitbookclub@yahoogroups.com.
The Texas Institute of Letters gives out literary awards every year in several different categories. Read more about it here.
Our local members are nominated!
VOICES OF PEARL HARBOR by Sherry Garland, illus. by Layne Johnson is a finalist H-E-B Awards for Best Children’s Book ($500)
TRUE BLUE SCOUTS by Kathi Appelt. is a finalist in the YA category.
National Book Awards at Sam Houston
In light of our recent (awesome!) Speculative Fiction workshop with Martha Wells, check out this writing opportunity in Inaccurate Realities, a Speculative Fiction magazine. Next submission theme: Superpowers, due May 15, 2014.
Highlights Retreat Scholarship
April 26-27 SCBWI Houston holds their annual conference. Find out more details here.
Ever wanted to pick Neil Gaiman's brain about why he writes scary stories for kids? Here's your chance.
And how about the big Oxford comma squabble? Are you for or against it? Check out this fun, animated video.
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