Accolades & Events

I love entering writing contests and participating in writing events. Here are some things I’m very proud of.

Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest –
Finalist Prize Winner!

2021:
* Finalist Prize winner for Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest in recognition of my manuscript Waiting for Kai. Here is the video of the award ceremony that took place online this year.
* Participated in the Susanna Hill Valentiny contest
* Participated in Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words Contest
* Entered two poems in the Caterpillar Poetry Prize contest
* Entered Waiting for Kai in The Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest


Charlie & Sawyer Go Camping

2020:
Honorable mention for:
* Let’s Take a Walk for Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words Contest
* Picture book manuscript Charlie and Sawyer Go Camping received a rating of 1 at Rate Your Story.
* Hosted Young Writer’s Workshop virtually during November and December.

In Trees, Tall and Green

2019:
Picture book manuscript In Trees, Tall and Green received a rating of 1 at Rate Your Story.

Honorable mention for:

The Very Haunted House for Susanna Hill’s Halloweensie Contest

Waiting for Kai

2017: Golden Pen Finalist

Picture book manuscript, Waiting for Kai was a RMC-SCBWI Golden Pen Finalist.

EVENTS:

SCBWI Winter Conference

*RMC-SCBWI Spring Conference – April 13, 201
*Young Writer’s Workshop Showcase – May 13 & 14, 2019
*RMC-SCBWI Letters & Lines Conference – Oct. 12 & 13, 2019
*Young Writer’s Workshop Showcase – December 16 & 17, 2019
*RMC-SCBWI Letters & Lines Conference – September 12-13, 2020
*New York SCBWI Winter Conference – February 19-21, 2021

#PitMad:
March 5, 2020
June 4, 2020
September 3, 2020
December 3, 2020

#PBPitch:
June 18, 2020
October 29, 2020
February 11, 2021
October 28, 2021

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