Bookshop.org launches with 150 stores
Hachette UK unveils Ethnicity Pay Gap Action Plan
From Jane Friedman: Don’t Hold Out for Publishing to Make You Feel Seen. Here’s Another Goal Instead.
From Brightly: 25 Best Fantasy Books for YA Readers
From The New Yorker: Alternatives to National Novel Writing Month
From PW: HMH Trade Group for Sale; Archer Departs
From Claudia Mills' An Hour a Day: The Sweetest Story from My Forty-Year Career as a Children's Book Author
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
PARTICIPATE - SUBMIT TO the: Bologna Children's Book Fair (12 -15 April 2021) Illustrators Exhibition
COMPETITION: York County Storm Drain Art (open until Jan. 8, 2021 - $200 award)
CONTEST: Check out the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest (Astra is the new house headed up by children's lit scholar Leonard Marcus)
EVENT: 2020 AIGA Design Conference (online) And a FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!
SCHOLARSHIP: 12x12x12 Scholarship Program for budding children's book writers
PARTICIPATE: AIGA VOTE Campaign
PARTICIPATE: From the State of Illustration: Annual Illustrators' Survey
Printmaker (and friend) Karin Eremia has opened a shop online!
From Youtube: 6 Amazing Illustrators to Watch on YouTube
Do you know about the Art Licensing Show.com? They are hosting Fabric Portfolio Reviews with Luana Rubin. Read more HERE.
Do you know the work of Soo Sunny Park and Spencer Topel - I adore art made from what some call trash.
From Kindercomics: Comics for our Moment
From HireAnIllustrator.com: The Annual State of Illustration Survey is underway - If you're a working illustrator, please take part. They're also commissioning art for the final report this year!
From The Bookseller:
Support builds for Adeola’s illustrator credits campaign
PRH 'disappointed' as gender pay gap widens
From PW: The Fanatic - Graphic Novel newsletter
From Muddy Colors:
TONED PAPER AND PAINTING with Chris Beatrice
Visual Hierarchy Squint Axe Mouse: Watercolor Time Lapse Demo with Justin Gerard
From Little Simon: Graphic Novels!
From Adobe Creative Cloud: Inspiration | Diverse Voices: "When I See Black" Video of diverse representation in works by various illustrators
From SLJ's 100 Scope Notes: It’s a Comics Explosion
From Urban Sketchers: November newsletter
From The Guardian: Children’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels
From The Mint Museum (Charlotte, NC): Sketching in the Gallery: Classic Black
From SCBWI Illustrator Day: How I Learned the Trade
From Print and Pattern: Design Studio Ampersand US Election (VOTE designs)
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From Winthrop University: A Post-election Support Guide
From Ring: Not Your Average Watering Hole - Adorable Video!
Did you know about the Ten Percent Happier Podcast?