SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

April 9, 2022 Chapter Meeting – Writing the Verse Novel – with Chris Baron

Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/09/2022 - 04/11/2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


April 9, 2022

Chapter Meeting, 2 – 4 p.m. Pacific Time

This event will be on Zoom. 

Writing the Verse Novel with Speaker Chris Baron

In this presentation, “Writing the Verse Novel,” author Chris Baron will provide tips on the verse novel writing process along with what makes a strong verse novel including basics of poetic craft, storytelling, and how it all works together. There will be plenty of interactive Q & A along with some writing exercises.

 Chris Baron is the award-winning author of Novels for Children including the novels in verse, All of Me, an NCTE Notable Book, and The Magical Imperfect, a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable Book, a SLJ Best Book of 2021 and the forthcoming novels, The Gray (2023) Forest Heart (2024) from Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan. He’s a contributor to the Young Adult Anthology, Every Body Shines, (2021) from Bloomsbury, and the author of Lantern Tree (2012 CityWorks Press), winner of San Diego Book Award. He is a Professor of English at San Diego City College and the director of the Writing Center. He has an MFA in Poetry from SDSU. Originally from New York City, he now lives in San Diego with his family.

Twitter: @baronchrisbaron Instagram: @christhebearbaron


Chapter Meetings Schedule 2021–22 (Pacific Time):

2-2:20 p.m. Announcements and Member News

2:20-3:45 p.m. Craft Talk by Guest Speaker

3:45-4:00 p.m. Questions

4-4:30 p.m. On-line Chapter Meeting Chat 

Season Ticket Holders – You do not need to register. The Zoom Meeting Invite will be sent to you automatically.

If you are a SCBWI member facing financial hardship due to Covid, please contact us at sandiego@scbwi.org. We will be offering a free meeting, one time per person.

If you are not a member of SCBWI and would like to join go to SCBWI.org.  Our Season Ticket is separate and does not cover joining SCBWI.


IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFO BELOW:

This will be a Zoom event and all registration is on-line. If you wait until the day of the meeting to register you POSSIBLY WON’T receive the Zoom link in time to attend the meeting live because THE REGIONAL TEAM WILL BE BUSY WITH THE MEETING, but you will receive the recording link that will then be available for thirty days from date sent.

All of our meetings are recorded and will be sent to all registered attendees on or before the following Tuesday after the event.

If you are not a member of SCBWI and would like to join, go to SCBWI.org.  (Our Season Ticket is separate and does not cover joining SCBWI.)

All of our meetings are recorded and will be sent to all registered attendees on or before the following Tuesday after the event.