SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Feb 5, 2022 Chapter Meeting – Diversity Panel – Speakers Lee Wind, Jessica Kim and Ernesto Cisneros

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/05/2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


February 5th (First Saturday in February) Date was Changed Due to Conflict with SCBWI Winter Conference

2 – 4 p.m. Pacific Time 

Diversity Panel 

Speakers – 

 Lee Wind, has a master’s degree from Harvard and is an award-winning author of the PB Red and Green and Blue and White, illustrated Paul O. Zelinsky, a MG NF No Way, They Were Gay? Hidden Lives and Secret Loves, and the YA novel Queer as a Five Dollar Bill. He is the creator of the popular, 3 million page views, blog (I’m Here. I’m Queer. What The Hell Do I Read?) He is the SCBWI official blogger and is the director of education and programs for the Independent Book Publishers Association.
 Jessica Kim, author, of Stand Up, Yumi Chung, writes about Asian American girls finding their way in the world. Before she was an author, Kim studied education at UC Berkeley and spent 10 years teaching third, fourth, and fifth grades in public schools. Like Yumi, Kim can’t get enough Hot Cheetos, stand-up comedy, BTS, and Korean barbecue.
 Ernesto Cisneros is the award-winning author of EFRÉN DIVIDED. He was born and raised in Santa Ana, California, where he still teaches.  As an author, he believes in providing today’s youth with an honest depiction of characters with whom they can identify. His next book, Falling Short, is scheduled for release on March 15, 2022. Instagram: cisne.writes. Twitter: @Author_Cisneros. Website: www.ernestocisneros.com.
This event will be on Zoom.

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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:

If you wait to register until the day of the Chapter Meeting you probably may not receive the Zoom link in time to attend the meeting live, but you will receive the 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.