Sunday, September 2, 2018

September Events

Network Events

2018-19 Northern Network Season Kickoff
Yay!! It’s time to get the Northern Network back together again! Come to the 2018-19 kickoff and let us know what you’ve been up to all summer (even if it’s just to show us your vacation pictures)! Bring writing or illustrations for us to Oooh and Aaaah over! We’ll also talk about what topics you’d like to discuss this year.
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Bellingham Barnes & Noble (4099 Meridian Street)
Questions? Email Rebecca at [That’s rebecca(underscore)vanslyke(at)hotmail(dot)com]

Workshops & Classes

September 8
Join us with Seattle Writes at the Seattle Public Library as Jolie Stekly offers tips, resources, and all the information you need to get started with writing for kids and teens. And it's free!

September 8
Clare Meeker will be presenting a workshop on Plotting the Picture and Exploring Story Structure on September 8 at the 2018 Southwest Washington Writers Conference in Vancouver, Washington. More info here.

September 13-16

September 17
Join us for a webinar with agent and author Lauren Spellier on dazzling first pages!

Planning a trip to Montana? The Montana SCBWI region is hosting Dan Gemeinhart for some character building workshops in Billings, Bozeman, and Missoula. 

Book Events

September 8
Grrr! Barbara Davis-Pyles launches her picture boo, Grizzly Boy, from Village Books

September 9
Join Suzanne Selfors and George Shannon for a pajama party to celebrate Wish Upon a Sleepover at Eagle Harbor Book Company

September 9
Lynn Brunelle will throw out the first pitch at the Mariners game (!), and Liberty Bay Books will be there selling copies of Turn this Book into a Bee Hive. 

September 15
Kim Binczewski invites you to a Bread Lab at Village Books

September 16
Suzanne Selfors and Kevan Atteberry will be at Island Books for a pajama party with Wish Upon a Sleepover and I Love You More than the Smell of Swamp Gas.

September 20
Deb Caletti will talk about A Heart in the Body in the World with Martha Brockenbrough at University Bookstore

September 22
Want to help a child understand Alzheimer's disease? Join Susan McCormick at Third Place Books, Seward Park for Granny Can't Remember Me.

September 25
The next long awaited installment in Kazu Kibuishi's Amulet series is here. Join Kazu and University Bookstore at University Temple United Methodist Church to celebrate.

September 27
Join Faith Erin Hicks to talk about her latest graphic novel in The Nameless City series-- The Divided Earth at Eagle Harbor Book Company

September 28
Want to know "Will Puberty Last My Whole Life"? Well then join charming expert Julie Metzger at Queen Anne Book Company

September 29- Picture Books
Caldecott Honor winner Yuyi Morales will talk about her latest picture book, Dreamers, at Third Place Books, Seward Park.

September 29- Chapter Books
Ivy & Bean fans shouldn't miss Annie Barrows at Third Place Books, LFP for One Big Happy Family.

September 29- YA
Kierstan White's in town with her newest spooky YA, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, at University Bookstore.

September 30
Wrap up the month with Juleah del Rosario's debut YA, 500 Words or Less at University Bookstore

Events may be added periodically.  Did we miss something? 
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