Save the Date!^M

-Posted on: January 15, 2020

NJ SCBWI 2020 Annual Conference

June 13-14, 2020

Keynote Speakers – Pat Cummings and Ellen Hopkins

Registration *should* open in mid-late March. Stay tuned!…

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NJ SCBWI Advanced Picture Book Mentorship^M

-Posted on: January 15, 2020

Registration for this event will open
Thursday, January, 16th at 4:00 p.m.
When registration opens, use the link at the end of the email to register.
The registration link will not work before January 16th at 4:00 p.m.
Any registration

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FREE! Event with Award-Winning Author, Yvonne Ventresca^M

-Posted on: November 2, 2019

We’re pleased to offer a free member event on Wednesday, January 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Library of the Chathams–a short walk from the Chatham train station. YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT.


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NJ SCBWI + Inktober^M

-Posted on: May 1, 2019


We are on the eve of a world-wide art challenge called Inktober! Artists of all abilities, all over the world, will create new work every day during the month of October. Artists are encouraged to post these creations on …

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NJ SCBWI Has A New Logo!^M

-Posted on: April 28, 2019

This spring, we held a logo contest. Over 60 people entered, submitting strong work that made judging difficult. Because we are fond of our members and know most of you well, we asked Sarah Hokanson, the Associate Art Director at …

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Upcoming Events in Neighboring Chapters^M

-Posted on: January 28, 2019

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2019 NJ SCBWI Conference registration is now closed.^M

-Posted on: December 29, 2018

Spring is here, and our annual conference is around the corner, June 1-2, at the New Brunswick Hyatt. Registration is now closed. If you want to check the schedule or faculty bios, you can still see the information here:

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Fall Craft Weekend – Update to the Schedule^M

-Posted on: November 1, 2018

Hello authors + illustrators!

We are getting so excited for Fall Craft Weekend coming up in a week!
We’ve had a few last-minute alterations to the schedule, which has been updated on a previous post, as well as listed here.…

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HOW TO SUCCEED AT NaNoWriMo (a free event sponsored by NJ SCBWI)^M

-Posted on: October 22, 2018

Hillsborough Library
379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough
Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Every November, thousands of children’s book writers pledge to write a novel during National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo. Spend an afternoon with published

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Call to Creative Writers! Serendipity Literary Agency 9th Annual Young Adult Discovery Contest^M

-Posted on: October 15, 2018

Serendipity Literary Agency is proud to announce the start of our 9th Annual Young Adult Discovery Contest. Held during November, National Novel Writing Month, it is meant to encourage the aspiring YA author to get started on that novel by …

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