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Happy August, ILLINOIS!

Share your progress with us on our SCBWI-Illinois Google Groups with the subject August Good News!

Boutique Critique Is Back!
Save the date October 22nd!
Size up your work in progress with real time feedback from editors and agents
More information coming soon!


Registration begins September 1!
#ReadAloudILLINOIS
Virtually Visit Illinois Schools October 14
Sign up for SCBWI-Illinois' 2nd Annual #ReadALOUDIllinois Day!

BY AUG 31

  • SCBWI-IL PAL & Published Committee contacts Illinois schools with event information SEPT 12-OCT 12

  • Announce on socials that you’re participating.

  • Schools contact YOU to request a FREE virtual visit.

SAVE THE DATE



OCT 14: #ReadALOUDIllinois

ILLINOIS' Volunteer Opportunities
2022 NETWORK REP & REGIONAL VOLUNTEER CELEBRATION
SEPT 18

Join your Regional Team on Sunday, September 18 from 11AM-2PM at Allerton Park in Montecello, for food and fun!

DETAILS AUG 19
Summer Recordings BY REQUEST available Aug 2nd

  • Naperville-Bolingbrook Network hosts Jenny Wagh's Journey to Publication

  • The Business of Books with Arree Chung hosted by Southside Chicago Network
OUR BELOVED ARA!

With immense gratitude, Illinois says farewell to it's beloved ARA, the energetic and always-game, Deb Aronson.

As Deb will finish her 3-year tenure this fall, the Region needs a new Assistant Regional Advisor to join the Regional Team and steward our community beginning in December!

Any member may apply!

Particular consideration will be given to applicants representing Illinois' downstate community who have previously volunteered in any capacity.



Want to know about other available volunteer opportunities?
NETWORKS HIGHLIGHT

 Join Dundee Area Network
Wednesday, August 10, 7PM
Online Critique

DATE: Wednesday, August 10
TIME: 7-9 pm Join Zoom Meeting

—In-person event FREE to both members and non-members.

If you are a first time attendee please RSVP Jennifer Wagh 


AUGUST REGIONAL CALENDAR
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  • Springfield Scribes In-Person Chatham Area Public Library. Email Debra Daugherty 



  • Summer Recordings BY REQUEST


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  • Register for Boutique Critique October 22
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