Friday Links List and Illustrators' Treehouse News - 15 January 2021

From the University of Glasgow Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic: D&D and Fantasy Fiction: Giants in the Oerth (Online talk on Jan. 28th)

From Bookshelf: "Flow" Bookshelf - hmmm

From The Bookshelf: S&S US cancels book from US senator Josh Hawley

From BookBub: 5 Things to Know About ‘The Hate U Give’ Author’s New Book

From Brightly Storytime:
     Brightly Storytime: Grumpy Monkey Up All Night (free video reading!)
     The Most-Anticipated Picture Books of 2021
     Making Our Voices Heard: Books About Activism for Kids (although, I have a real problem with THE PINK HAT as it was the first book after the #MeToo march and it was written by a man!!!!????

From We Need Diverse Books: The Joy of Native Storytelling Structures - Really interesting!

From BBC: Optimism in Stories for Children - Experiments in Living

Congrats to Stephanie Wildman, sister to WU colleague Robert Wildman, on the publication of her new picture book, Brave in the Water

3x3 Portfolio Critiques

COMPETITION: World Illustration Awards Call for Entries

COMPETITION: The Association of Illustrators is hosting their annual World Illustration Awards 2021 - ENTER NOW (Deadline is February 15th)

SCHOLARSHIP: Winthrop University Department of Design Spring 2021 Portfolio Scholarship

CONTEST: Check out the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest (Astra is the new house headed up by children's lit scholar Leonard Marcus)

PARTICIPATE - SUBMIT TO the: Bologna Children's Book Fair (12 -15 April 2021) Illustrators Exhibition

SCHOLARSHIP: 12x12x12 Scholarship Program for budding children's book writers - AND Registration is now Open!

From Tara Lazar: Storystorm 2021 Day 8: Slime Flies When Ashley Belote’s Having Fun

From Muddy Colors:
     Showdown of the Scalds
     New Year, New Members
     The Unseen Work of David Grove
     How Doth the Little Crocodile with Cory Godbey

From European Illustrators Forum: The Illustrators' Ninja Guide - FREE!

From Bobby Chiu: Interview: Costume Concept ARtist Michael Uwandi

The Latest from The Diamond Bookshelf

From Make Art That Sells: Make Editorial Art

From CommArts:
     Website Feature: The Current: Violent White Supremacy
     Ornament and Possibility (GREAT article on the history of design trends!)

From Print & Pattern: Spotted

From Make Art That Sells: Newsletter

From Bobby Chiu: Painting Snowy Scenes with Masae Seki (Video Tutorial)


Type Geek? Do you know about Glyph?

From Billboard: Congress Passes CASE Act as Part of COVID-19 Relief Bill The legislation creates a copyright claims board at the U.S. Copyright office to hear small claims cases of infringement. (This will be a big deal for artists!)

From EAB: How to Prepare College Graduates to Succeed in a Tough Economy (Podcast)

From This is Edinburgh: Top Instagram Posts of 2020 - lovely!

From Rube on Twitter: Tips for university students to not freak out during this tough time

From AFT: AFT’s Weingarten on Betsy DeVos’ Resignation as Education Secretary (it's very short - ha!)

From Myth and Moor: Creating a tolerable world

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