Calling all Wisconsin Illustrators! You are invited to attend our **FREE** Virtual Illustrator Intensive “Covering Covers” on Saturday, November 6th from 10:00 am to 12:15 pm. The event will feature Candlewick Art Director Maria Middleton, who will present on what makes an eye-catching book cover in today’s market. Wisconsin writers are also welcome to attend.
Attendees are invited, but not required, to submit a book cover redesigned in their own style. Pick a classic children’s book, whether it be a picture book, chapter book, middle grade or young adult, and send it to Rebecca Hirsch at email@example.com with the subject line “Covering Covers-*YourFirstNameLastName*” before September 1st. Maria will choose some to critique during the second hour of her presentation.
Again, this event is FREE and open ONLY to Wisconsin-SCBWI members, so be sure to sign up for your spot today! Registration closes on September 1st. C’mon Wisconsin, let’s shake off the cobwebs of the past year and see what we can do!
SCBWI-Wisconsin members, please register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The link to join is unique to you.
|Maria T. Middleton designs books for kids. She began her career at HarperCollins, spent a decade creating award-winning books at Abrams, and then led the middle-grade team at Random House Children’s Books. As Art Director of Imprints at Candlewick Press, Maria currently works across a variety of children’s book genres. She’s a fan of quirky characters, hand lettered typography, serial commas, strong coffee, and the color red.
Maria lives in Richmond, VA, with her husband and their rescue pup, Wyla. You can find her at mariamiddleton.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @mariatmiddleton.