Spring Events!



Above: illustration detail by Ruthie Lafond from “Bedroom”

Ah-choo! Spring is finally upon us. Come on, we’ve all been cooped up in this exceptionally long grey winter! It’s time to attend some children’s book-related events. Here’s what I see coming soon:

April 4 – 20: SVA Exhibition  “Kings & Queens,” BFA Illustration and Cartooning Department, curated by Thomas Woodruff

The New York International Children’s Film Festival is in Boston April 13-21 and Los Angeles April 6 to May 5. 

April 13th: Books of Wonder’s April Picture Book Bonanza

April 26th: New York Public Library Discussion on “Changing Styles in Children’s Book Illustration”

“Picture this! “Illustrators from Paris to New York talk shop”
“This spring, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy brings together like-minded authors of children’s books and comics to talk about their craft.”

April 15, Alex Alice & Ron Wimberly, Columbia University Butler Library (Room 523)

April 25,  Boulet & Gabrielle Bell, Society of Illustrators

May 1, Olivier Tallec & Oliver Jeffers, NYPL, Berger Forum

May 4 – 6 SVA  24th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival and Awards Ceremony

May 7,  Blutch & David Mazzucchelli, McNally Jackson Books

May 13, Antoine Guilloppé & Istvan Banyai, School of Visual Arts Theatre

May 14 SCBWI NY Regional Chapter event: Promote Your Book With Low-Cost, Online Marketing Initiatives with Kellie Cellia, Walden Pond Press

Any related events you are looking forward to? Please let us know in the comments!

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