I will be attending nErDCamp Long Island and I am preparing for a panel talk on Asian American Kidlit. Please check back for more info.
I will be presenting in SCBWI Eastern PA’s chapter as part of their 6-month-intensive portfolio course Portfolio 911. I am presenting on building a strong illustration portfolio for children’s books and will be panel-critique attendee’s portfolio with Jonathan Bean, author-illustrator, and Rebecca Sherman, senior agent at Writer’s House. Please see their website for registration.
I will be presenting on Leaving Room for Illustrators during the picture book workshop at Highlights Foundation. Please see Highlights Foundation’s website for registration and other schedules.
I will be attending nErDCampNJ and also be a part of Asian American KidLit Panel in the first morning session. I will be presenting with Julia Guthrie, Melissa Iwai, Karuna Riazi, and Emily X.R.Pan. We will be sharing various titles by, for, about Asian Americans for all ages. Please join us! Conference is free but registration is required.
Come celebrate 100 year anniversary of Children's Book Week at New York Public Library 53rd street branch with story time relay! Stories & activities by Isabel Roxas, Mika Song, Aram Kim, and Melissa Iwai.
I am honored to present at Highlight’s Foundation’s workshop Crafting Successful School Visits for published authors and soon-to-be-published authors. This is a wonderful workshop I attended in 2017 that I benefited greatly from, and I am so happy to go back and share my stories and tips on school visits with fellow authors. Please check Highlights Foundaiton’s website for registration.
Join this wonderful free symposium for aspiring picture book creators with a focus on diverse voices! Great opportunity to hear from industry professionals including authors, illustrators, publishers and librarians.
I will talk about my path to children's book author/illustrator, and a designer in the panel talk and do a one-hour hands-on demonstration on multi-media digital and pastel painting. RSVP required. More info here.
I am teaming up with Julie Gribble (KidLit TV founder, author) and Erica Rand Silverman (agent/ Stimola Literary Studio) to hold a workshop on Showmanship for Introverts for published authors. After the session, I will be signing No Kimchi for Me!
Please see SCBWI’s website for registration and schedule.
November 12, Sunday, 10:30am, Story Time, Stories, Brooklyn
Come for a Sunday morning story time at a beautiful local bookstore Stories: Bookshop + Storytelling Lab! Reading & activities.
This workshop is an overview for anyone who has thought about writing or illustrating children’s book but has not know how to begin. Please see flyers for more info.
I am in the morning session of The Art (and Heart) of Picture Books with amazing picture book authors and illustrators!
Join children's book authors and illustrators while KidLit TV is filming their Read Out Loud segments and Ready Set Draw segments. You get to see behind the scenes of KidLit TV filming and spend time with authors and illustrators! I will be reading No Kimchi for Me! at 12pm on Saturday.
where: Empire State Center, Governors Island
Join me and the amazing group of authors and illustrators for Children's Day as part of Queens Book Festival! I will be reading my brand new book No Kimchi for Me! at 4pm on Children's Pavilion followed by fun activities. I will also sign Cat on the Bus from 3pm to 5pm.
Join amazing group of authors and illustrators celebrating Children's Book Week with fun activities!