Events

Due to the ongoing health crisis, many of Tanja’s events and visits have been cancelled, postponed or moved to a virtual platform.

Please check here regularly for updates on events. 

Upcoming Events

27
Nov

StoryTeller Academy Black Friday Bootcamp 2020

November 27, 2020 - November 27, 2020

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Online Livestream

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Wouldn’t it be lovely if, just for one day, you could forget all the noise of 2020? We thought so. That’s why we made our Black Friday Bootcamp 2020 FREE and packed it full of deliciously delightful kidlit content. Take the day back and spend it doing something creative.

04
Dec

Latinx KidLit Book Festival - ATTENDING

December 4, 2020 - December 5, 2020

All day

Virtual

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The Latinx KidLit Book Festival is a virtual celebration of Latinx KidLit authors, illustrators, and books for all readers and educators. The festival will open its virtual doors (via YouTube) from December 4-5, 2020, and present two free days of keynote sessions, Q&A events, and panels with your favorite Latinx authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, young adult, graphic novel, and poetry. The sessions are geared toward readers and educators everywhere. Everyone is welcome!

19
Feb

SCBWI Winter Conference - Inside Children's Publishing - ATTENDING

February 19, 2021 - February 21, 2021

All Day

Virtual

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The conference will include incredible keynote conversations between Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, Christian Robinson and Matt de la Peña, Jerry Craft and Victoria Jamieson, plus a rare appearance from the legendary Patricia MacLachlan. The event will also provide an inside look at the children’s book industry through visits, mock meetings, and an in-depth, state-of-the-industry interview with Jean Feiwel

The conference takes place live on Zoom, but video recordings will be available to attendees through March 31, 2021. Participate live or watch at your convenience.

Past Events

The Business of Publishing: Webinar – Website Basics - MODERATING

November 14, 2020 - November 14, 2020

Virutal

SCBWI Rocky Mountain 2020 Virtual Letters & Lines Conference - ATTENDING & VOLUNTEERING

September 12, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Virtual

SCBWI AZ 2020 Regional Conference (Scottsdale)

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

SCBWI AZ Online Member Critique-Nic - Leading Breakout Room

August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2020

Virtual

SCBWI AZ Online Member Critique-Nic - Leading Breakout Room

August 29, 2020 - August 29, 2020

Virtual

SCBWI AZ, Illustrator Drop In Meeting - Attending

August 20, 2020 - August 20, 2020

Virtual

The Summer Spectacular 2020 - Attending

July 31, 2020 - August 4, 2020

Virtual Event due to COVID-19

Camp in a Box - Going, Going, Green

July 6, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Through The Children's Museum of Phoenix

Camp in a Box - Going, Going, Green

June 9, 2020 - June 13, 2020

Through The Children's Museum of Phoenix

SCBWI AZ KidLit Tools Workshop: Picture Book Basics and Beyond (Phoenix)

April 4, 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

SCBWI AZ KidLit Tools Workshop: Picture Book Basics and Beyond (TUCSON)

February 29, 2020

World of Words Library University of Arizona - Tucson

Artist Panel Discussion

January 30, 2020

Park University – Gilbert, AZ

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