Using my experience with Gringolandia, I encourage SCBWI members to apply for the Work-in-Progress Awards that open for submission every year in March.
For authors with extended dry spells (five years or more since your last contract), reasons for applying for the SCBWI Jane Yolen Mid-List Author grant.
One of the duties of the PEN Translation Committee, of which I’m now a co-chair, is to administer the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, an annual award of from... Read More
Earlier this week I attended PEN America’s 2018 Literary Awards Gala, invited because I served as a judge for the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship... Read More
I’m not one of those authors who goes around tooting my own horn. My grandmother taught me the value of modesty and warned me that “what goes up must come... Read More