DEADLINE: News and events must be RECEIVED by the 22nd of each month to be announced by the 1st of the next month. If it is received after the 22nd, it will be posted in the following month.
If you are a member of the Rocky Mountain Chapter, we want to share your news! It MUST be related to children’s or YA literature or we can't list it.
If you meet the deadline, your announcement will be compiled with others and appear on the Good News Page of our regional site as well as in the monthly e-announcement.
Please send the following in an email to Coral Jenrette If you can't click the link, send to Announcements.rmc.scbwiATgmailDOTcom
You must be a member of the Rocky Mountain Chapter to announce your news. Your news must be related to children's literature/media and can include:
• publications (book, story, etc)
• Subject line: GOOD NEWS
• Your good news (please follow the guidelines below and keep to 50 words!)
• Written in the 3rd person
• Paragraph format
• Title of books and magazines – all caps
** 50 word maximum! If your news is a published work, please include the publisher's name, date of publication, and the type of work (short story, nonfiction article, novel, poem, etc.) You may also include a one-line description of the piece. (i.e. Chris Jones’s book, MERCURY RISING, will be published in 2013 by ABC Publishers)
BOOK REVIEW INSTRUCTIONS
Only reviews of books published in the past three months (we understand that sometimes reviews come out well in advance of a books release so it's fine to use a link to an older review as long as the book was released in the past three months)
* Include the book title, byline, reviewer name and a link to the review
* Only one review per book so pick the best one!
AT HOME IN HER TOMB by Christine Liu-Perkins. Kirkus Starred Review.
Booksignings or Events "of Interest"
Note: If you meet the deadline, your announcement will be compiled with others and appear in the monthly e-announcement. It will NOT appear on our website since that is reserved for RMC-related events.
If you are having a booksigning, teaching a class or hosting an event related to children’s literature, send the following in an email to Coral Jenrette If you can't click the link, send to Announcements.rmc.scbwiATgmailDOTcom
• Subject line: MEMBER EVENT/BOOKSIGNING
• Name(s) of those involved (please indicate if you are doing an event with a non-member)
• Date and time
• Title of your event (if applicable)
• Brief description (50 word max) written in the 3rd person using paragraph format
• Cost, if any
• Website link, if available
• Email (if different from the email from which you sent)
Pat Postek & Jean Reidy
Sunday, September 28th, 10:30a.m.
City Park Alliance Story Time
City Park Esplanade (Colfax & Elizabeth), Denver, CO 80206
Join Pat Postek (BANDIT, THE CHUBBY CHIHUAHUA) and Jean Reidy (LIGHT UP THE NIGHT; TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS; ALL THROUGH MY TOWN) as they read and sign their books during this summer story time in City Park. The event is held in conjunction with the Sunday morning farmer’s market, is supported by the Tattered Cover Book Store and is free to all. http://cityparkalliance.org/story-time-in-the-park/ Each author will raffle off a copy of their book and books will be available for purchase.
If you have more than one event to announce, please send it as one entry in a single paragraph.
NOTE: "Of interest" events are events that RMC members might like to know about or attend, such as writing or illustrating classes or workshops you are teaching locally and that are specifically related to children's literature.
Local Area Events
If you are one of our local area coordinators, please send an email to Coral Jenrette If you can't click the link, send to Announcements.rmc.scbwiATgmailDOTcom with the details of your event (Date, time, location, description). It will be announced in the Good News and posted on the Upcoming Events page.
Date: May 30th
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Details: Bring your best elevator pitch and we'll help you get it conference ready.
Contact: For questions or directions, please email: Your name & email address
NOTE: The Co-Regional Advisors reserve the right to exclude events in this category based on SCBWI bylaws, conflicts with RMC-SCBWI events, or if the focus of the event is not related to children’s literature.