Winter Conference 2019 Is Here!



Celebrate With Newbery Honor Recipient Veera Hiranandani on 2/10


Many congrats to local member Veera Hiranandani, who received the 2019 Newbery Honor for her middle grade novel, The Night Diary. She was in great company — see the full list of SCBWI members who won awards at ALA.

Veera will be in conversation with middle grade authors at Dobbs Ferry Library on Sunday, 2/10 in a discussion titled: How Identity and Community Inspired 3 Authors’ Writings.

Event Recap: Publicity 101 With Susanna Reich


By Janae Marks

On Saturday, November 17th, the SCBWI Westchester chapter hosted award-winning children’s/YA author and former publicist Susanna Reich for an informative workshop at the First Baptist Church in White Plains. Both published and pre-published writers and illustrators benefited from the information Susanna shared about how to market your book and work with a publicist. Even if you don’t have a book deal yet, there are things you can do right now to prepare for when you do.

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