Boskidlit meetup!


We’re off to Brookline, MA for our fall Boskidlit meetup!

On Sunday, October 2nd, there are a couple of kidlit events in Coolidge Corner:

2 pm, Brookline Booksmith (279 Harvard Ave): Ming Doyle will be signing Tantalize: Kieren’s Story. Ming is an illustrator, and she’ll talk about the process of turning a novel into a graphic novel. She’ll also demo some illustration techniques. Here’s an interview with Ming, who is entering the kidlit world from a background in graphic novels. Tantalize: Kieren’s story, was written by Cynthia Leitich Smith, one of our 2010 NESCBWI conference keynote speakers. Please come if you’re interested in YA lit, graphic novels, illustration, or simply welcoming a new member of our local kidlit community!

3 pm, Panera (299 Harvard Ave): Our fall #boskidlit meetup will take place at the Panera in Coolidge Corner. We have a section reserved, so we can enjoy an afternoon of tea, coffee, baked goods, and shmoozing. Writers, illustrators, editors, agents, booksellers, librarians, readers, professors — anyone who cares about children’s/YA literature is welcome to come hang out, talk shop, and connect in person. Space is limited, so please register here!

We look forward to seeing you!


If you’re traveling by train, take the Green line C train to Coolidge Corner.

If you’re traveling by car, there are metered parking spots along the street and in lots. Metered parking is free on Sundays.

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