SCBWI loves celebrating our members’ successes and noteworthy news, and there are many! Read on to find out who’s got something to shout about. Digital high-fives welcome in the comments!

Educator and author Nicholas Ponticello signed with Stephanie Rostan of the LGR Literary Agency in August 2020. His upcoming YA novel, Pigs in Clover, explores the complexities of living with OCD. Nicholas belongs to SCBWI. Find him at www.booleanop.com.

Lynn Becker is now represented by Lori Steel at Raven Quill Literary Agency.

Conscious Style Guide founder Karen Yin signed with Jennie Kendrick of Red Fox Literary in January 2020. An award-winning writer and editor, Karen also created the Editors of Color Database. Karen belongs to SCBWI and the Dramatists Guild, and graduated from The Children’s Book Academy. Find her at KarenYin.com.

Ahoy, matey! The Pirate Princess is here! By Alva Sachs, award-winning children’s author and illustrated by Patricia Krebs, The Pirate Princess has received wonderful reception from Reader’s Favorite (5 STAR REVIEW) and Book of the Year from Creative Child Magazine! Join the pirate crew and search for buried treasure!

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“Great News” original photo by Branden Harvey on Unsplash. Digitally manipulated by Sarah Parker-Lee.