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  • 2017 Holiday Party   Friday, Dec. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.     Click here to register for the holiday gathering   Join your fellow writers and illustrators and kick back for a relaxed evening of conversation, wine, hors-d'ouevres, door prizes and laughter to usher in the holiday season. Celebrate the blessings and gifts of your kidlit community together! The party will be held on the main campus of the Princeton Theological Seminary, in the Main Lounge of Mackay Center. WHEN: Friday, December 1, 2017. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton NJ (Mackay Center, Main Lounge) COST: PRE-REGISTER: SCBWI Members $20 / Non-members $35 WALK INS: SCBWI Members $25 / Non-members $40 Click here for directions and a campus map. Click here for Parking pass   Registration closes 11:00 a.m., Sunday November 26, 2017.    Click here to register for the holiday gathering
  • NJ-SCBWI FALL BREEZE CRITIQUE DAY REGISTRATION WILL OPEN Saturday 9/16, 9:00 a.m. Registration Link is below.  (Do not try to register before 9:00 a.m. as it will not be open) Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Princeton Theological Seminary,  Stuart Hall Princeton, NJ 08542 Registration closes October 7, 9:00 p.m. or when sells out. *Note: You must upload by October 7, 9:00 p.m.  ____________________________________________________________________   Here's what is In store for you! One (single) fifteen minute critique session for full picture book or first 15 pages (+ 2 page synopsis) of a novel or portfolio review. Two (single) fifteen minute critique sessions with two different faculty choices for full picture book or first 15 pages (+ 2 page synopsis) of a novel or portfolio review.           OR One (double) thirty minute critique session with same faculty choice for first 40 pages (+ 2 page synopsis) of a novel only. You will not be able to sign up for more than two critiques. One double session counts as two critiques. This event is open to all SCBWI members and Non-SCBWI members (with a non-member surcharge). SPACE IS LIMITED—  so when registration opens be sure to  REGISTER EARLY to guarantee your spot.                                                     ONE Single critique: $90 SCBWI Member / $115 Non-SCBWI Member TWO Single critiques: $180 SCBWI Member / $230 Non-SCBWI Member One DOUBLE critique: $180 SCBWI Member / $230 Non-SCBWI Member    Faculty Line Up AGENTS Linda Epstein (Literary Agent at Emerald City Literary Agency) Larissa Helena (Literary Agent at Pippin Properties) Meg LaTorre-Snyder (Literary Agent Apprentice at Corvisiero Literary Agency) Rachel Orr (Literary Agent at Prospect Agency) Amy Stern (Literary Agent at Sheldon Fogelman Agency)       Editors Ellen Cormier (Assistant Editor at Dial Books/PenguinRandomHouse) Katie Heit (Assistant Editor at Greenwillow, Imprint of HarperCollins) Chris Hernandez (Associate Editor at HarperCollins Children’s & Harper Teen) Nicole Otto (Assistant Editor at Imprint, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group Christina Pulles (Editor at Sterling Children’s Books) Art Directors Chad W. Beckerman (Creative Director, Abrams) Irene Vandervoort (Art Director, Sterling Children’s Books) Read all about the guest editors, agents, art directors HERE       FAQ's Answered HERE Map and Directions HERE (Parking will be in the Library Lot and registrants will be emailed a parking pass after they register.) REGISTER 9:00 a.m. HERE
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Meet the NJ SCBWI Regional Team

NJSCBWI_Com_CathyCathleen Thole Daniels • Regional Advisor

Cathleen Thole-Daniels is a picture book and Middle grade writer and illustrator. Her background is in freelance illustration in the fantasy field with previous clients such as Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster, Play Station, Sega Genesis, Marvel …

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