SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI-IL JUNE JOTS

 

SCBWI-IL SUMMER CONFERENCE 2021 – WITH PALs SARAH ARONSON, COZBI CABRERA & ALICE McGINTY!

 

Registration is OPEN for the SCBWI Summer Conference! The Big Five-Oh! scholarships currently available:

BIPOC Scholarship: All expense paid tuition for Black, Indigenous, and People of color. Open through June 15.

Student Illustrator Scholarship: Conference tuition for full-time university students studying illustration. Open through June 15.

Student Writer Scholarship: Conference tuition for full-time university students in an English or creative writing program. Open through June 15.

Get ready with news from the CONFERENCE BLOG!

 

SCBWI-IL FOOD FOR THOUGHT – SUMMER PUBLISHED MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES



JUNE 19: Get an insider’s perspective on sales data analysis, revenue projections, gaps in the market & MORE!
— Join FFT Co-Coordinators as they host Patricia Stockland, CEO of Kind World Publishing & Consulting
—Illinois Members, Click for FREE REGISTRATION with coupon 2021FFT
— Follow Kind World Publishing on Twitter or Instagram
— Questions about FFT? Email Rebecca Siegel or Lizzie Cooke

 

 

JUNE 15: #ReadLocalILLINOIS Blog
— Ambassadors  Cozbi Cabrera, Ronni Davis Joy, Ellison, Deborah Topolski & Jennifer Wagh boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS
—Congratulations to all our Illinois members celebrating a JUNE book birthday!

 

 SCBWI-IL NETWORK FREE PROGRAMS – SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS & BOOKSTORE COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

JUNE 2:  Geneva Network Hosts Why and How to Build Your Visibility on Social Media by Ellen Huxtable
JUNE 9:  North Suburban Network Hosts A Look at Booked: Collection Development & Buying
— FREE programs hosted by your SCBWI-IL Network Reps!
Join the event from our NETWORKS page. No registration required.
— Questions about Networks? Email Deb Aronson

 

 

MONTHLY MONDAY NIGHT CHAT – NYT BESTSELLER NANCY WERLIN JUNE 28 AT 5:30PM CST

—National Book Award finalist, Edgar Award winner, and NYT bestselling author!
—Join Sarah Aronson as she hosts novelist Nancy Werlin, discussing her journey to her new book, Zoe Rosenthal Is Not Lawful Good
Visit Nancy’s webpage
Zoom links and information here

 

 

SCBWI DIGITAL WORKSHOPS – CHARACTERS, CHAPTER BOOKS & ATMOSPHERE

—Attend these no-charge webinars for a deep-dive into craft
View the complete Digital Workshops 4.0 Schedule
Missed a webinar? View it here.

 

Looking for MORE upcoming SCBWI events & opportunities? Check out our JUNE CALENDAR and beyond:
JUNE 1

—Rockford Network Spring 2021 Zoom Writing Craft Book Series; contact Karin Blaski
Prompt for DRAW THIS! in the INSIGHT. Share with the hashtag #SCBWIDrawThis.
— Ambassador Cozbi Cabrera will boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS

JUNE 2
— Geneva Network Hosts Why and How to Build Your Visibility on Social Media by Ellen Huxtable  Join the event from our NETWORKS page.

JUNE 3
SCBWI Digital Workshops 4.0

JUNE 4
REGISTRATION OPEN: SCBWI-IL Food For Thought for Published Members

JUNE 6
— Ambassador Ronni Davis will boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS
JUNE 7
— Springfield Scribes host Backmatter & Sidebars Join the event from our NETWORKS page.

JUNE 9
— North Suburban Network Hosts A Look at Booked: Collection Development & Buying. Join the event from our NETWORKS page.

— Edwardsville Network; Contact Juli Caveny
— Dundee Area Network Critique Night; Contact Jennifer Wagh 

JUNE 10
—Chicago’s Southland Network; Contact Jim Danielson for Zoom Link
SCBWI Digital Workshops 4.0

JUNE 13
— Ambassador Joy Michael Ellison will boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS
JUNE 15
—New #ReadLocalILLINOIS Blog

—SCBWI Summer Conference Scholarship Deadlines
JUNE 16
— DeKalb Area Network; Contact Sarah Tobias

— Fairview Heights Network; Contact Katie Otey 
JUNE 17
SCBWI Digital Workshops 4.0

JUNE 19
SCBWI-IL Food For Thought for Published Members
Celebrate Juneteenth!
JUNE 20
— Ambassador Deborah Topolski will boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS
JUNE 22
—Geneva Network; Email Janet Riehecky

JUNE 24
SCBWI Digital Workshops 4.0

JUNE 27
— Ambassador Jenny Wagh will boost Read Local PALs using the hashtag #ReadLocalILLINOIS
JUNE 28
MONTHLY MONDAY CHAT with Sarah Aronson featuring Nancy Werlin