Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 6 November 2020

From The Bookseller: 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

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: 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 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 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)

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?

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