Monday, March 07, 2011


The SCBWI Brunch & Bookfair on Saturday was loads of fun!

Here I am with three very talented authors, Rebecca Kai Dotlich (our upcoming conference speaker), Peggy Archer (my Assistant Regional Advisor), and Janna Matthies (the author of the book I illustrated, The Goodbye Cancer Garden):
Signing Dancing Dreams for an outgoing reader:
14 of our signing authors and illustrators (1 had to duck out early). Laurie Gray, Janna Matthies, me, Nathan Clement, Ron Mazellan, Peggy Archer, Lynn Rowe Reed, Keiko Kasza, Christine Johnson, Julia Karr, Saundra Mitchell, Margaret McMullan, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, and Tracy Richardson:

The Bookfair is still going on online, so if you're planning on buying any books soon from Barnes & Noble, go to to support Indiana SCBWI online before 03/10/11 by entering Bookfair ID 10417145 at checkout.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Bookfair March 5th

This Saturday, I'll be one of 15 children's book writers and illustrators signing books and giving presentations at Barnes & Noble in Carmel, Indiana on the north side of Indianapolis from noon to 2pm. Please come!

12:00 to 12:25—Middle Grade and YA authors panel:
Saundra Mitchell
Marlis Day
Laurie Gray
Julia Karr
12:30 to 12:55—Middle Grade and YA authors panel:
Christine Johnson
Margaret McMullan
Tracy Richardson
1:00—song by Janna Mathies
1:05 to 1:25—Picture book authors panel:
Peggy Archer
Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Janna Mathies
1:30—Illustration demonstration by Lynn Rowe Reed
1:40 to 1:55—Picture book author/illustrators panel:
Kristi Valiant
Nathan Clement
Keiko Kasza
Ron Mazellan
Lynn Rowe Reed