September 8th: Craft Workshop and Overview of Hamline Low-Residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults
When: 9:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m.
What: Craft Workshop and Overview of Hamline Low-Residency MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults
Where: Attic Institute, 4232 Southeast Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215
Cost: $25.00 (fees go directly to Hamline)
September 15th: SCBWI Oregon Open House: Got Genre?
When: 1-4 p.m.
A chance to discuss SCBWI Oregon, writing, and more. See the event
description on our website for more details, such as who is manning the
various tables at the open house!
Cost: Free!Where: Multnomah Arts Center Auditorium (7688 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 97219)
September 28th: Illustration Connection
September 29th: New Member & Beginner Tea: "Scones and the Secrets of Writing for Children"
When: 10:15 am to 1:15 pm
What: All new members and beginners are invited to a workshop describing
the basics of writing for children and young adults. We will have
author Addie Boswell talk about picture book writing, author Barbara
Kerley talk about non-fiction, Emmalisa Sparrow (YA editor at Beyond
Words) talk about YA, and Nicole Marie Schreiber (MFA in Writing from
Vermont College) talk about middle grade.
Cost: $7 for members, $12 for nonmembers
Where: Wilsonville Public Library Rose Room, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, OR 97070
September 29th: PAL EVENT: Tears, Sweat, and True Blood: DIY Marketing in a Post-Twilight World
When: 3-5 PM
What: Holly and Shiraz Cupala
In this tandem
presentation, Holly Cupala will share her experience building her brand
and fan base, and marketing both her debut novel, TELL ME A SECRET
(2010), which launched with over 5,000 fans and 150 bloggers, as well as
her second novel, DON'T BREATHE A WORD (2012). In addition, her
marketing muscle and husband, Shiraz Cupala, will share his insights
from 20 years of micro-publishing, media production, and online
marketing both independently and for Microsoft and Nokia.
If you have a book coming out in the next few years, you won’t want
to miss this dynamic duo. Holly and Shiraz will send you home with
concrete action items you can employ to give your book the best possible
start. Learn more about Holly and her books at hollycupala.com and on Twitter @hollycupala
Priority registration for PAL members will begin August 15th.
Registration for all other members will open September 3rd. Reserve
your spot early. We expect this event to fill.
Cost: $12 (SCBWI Members only)
Where: Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Ave, Portland, OR