Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 20 November 2020

From Brightly: The 22 Best Children’s Book Quotes

From Brain Pickings: Literary Witches: An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women Writers Who Have Enchanted and Transformed the World

From Book Riot: Books About Supernatural Teens

From Moms: Explaining Democracy To Children & 8 Books That Help

From PW: Callender, Miri, Choi, Payne and Payne, and Yu Win 2020 National Book Awards

From Woman's Day: 20 Children's Books by Black Authors Every Family Should Own

From powerHouse Books: powerHouse Books moves publishing headquarters to Industry City

From Terri Windling's Bumblehill Studios: Bumblehill Press Well, here's MY reading list for the next few months! :)

From 12x12x12: 2021 Scholarship Program - Two weeks left to apply!

From Library Journal: Managing COVID-19 Fatigue

From BookBub: 18 Cozy Reading Nooks to Burrow in This Fall

From LA Times: In Burbank schools, a book-banning debate over how to teach antiracism

From The Bookseller: Mairi Kidd made Seven Stories c.e.o.

From SCBWI Carolinas: Humor in Illustration: Adding Comedy to Your Craft by Ashley Belote

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)

SCHOLARSHIP: 12x12x12 Scholarship Program for budding children's book writers

PARTICIPATE: From The Bookseller:

PARTICIPATE: From the State of Illustration: Annual Illustrators' Survey

From CommArts: Call for Writers

From Diamond Books: Mad Cave Studios Inks Exclusive Distribution Deal With Diamond (COOL art!)

From Publishers Weekly: The Fanatic (PWs Graphic Novel newsletter)

From Random House Graphic: This month's Graphic Novel newsletter

From SLJ: Your Moment of Zen: Children’s Literature Adaptations on Apple TV+

Do you know about Amplifier Protest Posters?

From Make Art That Sells: Go to the site to download your FREE copy of our gorgeous Giant Cyber Sale guide. Now with journaling and interactive pages!

From Muddy Colors:
     Choosing Style with Jesper Ejsing
     A Personal Ink Sketch Challenge
     Passing that Torch with Justin Coro Kaufman
     30-minute Illustration School Breaking Down Color - Episode 1 by Ron Lemen
     Emily Hares Strangehollow

From Print and Pattern:
     2021 Print & Pattern Design Scholarship
     Christmas 2020: Paul Farrell
     Designer for Hire: Gail Myers

     Christmas 2020 - Dolly Pepper Studio

From The Art Room Plant:
     Izumi Hashiguchi

     Ed Fairburn

     Marion Barraud

From John Oliver: Season 7 Finale (Start watching at about 10:58 for a very satisfying segment about saying good-bye to 2020 - with explosives)

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Ready to Be an Ally for Black Academics? Here’s a Start

From EAB: Uncovering the hallmarks of anti-racist institutions: Thought leaders we are reading, listening to, and following right now

From the NYTimes: Surviving Weed-Out Classes in Science May Be a State of Mind (Seems true for all classes, including art)

From The GoodNewsNetwork: Arkansas Schools Install Solar Panels to Save Millions On Energy and Pay Teachers More - we should all be doing this!

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