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!
Sherry Shahan’s cut-paper collage “The Librarian” appears on the cover of literary journal Rattle, Spring 2022.
Sue Ganz-Schmitt and illustrator Luke Flowers won the following awards for their picture book That Monster On The Block: The Firebird Book Award (2022) First Place for Children’s Illustration, First Place for Children’s Humor, Second Place for Children’s Picture Books Ages 4-9, and Third Place for Juvenile Fiction. They also won the 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award for Humor (2nd Place).
Sue Ganz-Schmitt and Illustrator Renia Metallinou won the following awards for their picture book Now I’m a Bird: Firebird Book Award (2021) First Place for Juvenile Fiction and First Place for Picture Book for All Ages. They also won a 2021 Mom’s Choice Award.
In 2021, Sue won Hindi’s Females of Fiction Award, and was First Place runner up for the Sue Alexander Grant.
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