Thursday, January 15, 2009

fAiRy gOdSisTeRs, iNk 2nd Annual SCBWI Summer Conference Scholarship!

fAiRy gOdSisTeRs, iNk announces its 2nd Annual SCBWI Summer Conference Scholarship!

FGI is offering a $1500 scholarship for a SCBWI member to attend the August 2009 conference in Los Angeles. The 2008 scholarship to Linda Lodding of the Netherlands.

To apply for the 2009 scholarship, submit a 250-word, double-spaced essay describing what you hope to accomplish by attending this year's summer conference. Send your essay to:

The application deadline is April 15th, 2009. The winner will be notified May 15th, 2009.

fAiRy gOdSiStErS, iNk. is a small, benevolent squadron of Santa Barbara children's book authors who believe in the magic of passing forward lucky breaks, bounty, and beneficence, as so many have done for us. We are: Thalia Chaltas, Mary Hershey, Valerie Hobbs, Robin LaFevers and Lee Wardlaw.

If you would like to share some fairy dust of your own to help send a writer to the 2009 Summer Conference, FGI welcomes your donations!

For more information about the grant and/or making a donation, please visit the FGI website (which will be up and running any day now! We promise!) at


Cheryl Reif said...

Thank you for sharing this! Would it be all right to post this information on my blog as well? Please let me know whether you'd just like me to point people here or if it's okay to copy the scholarship description in its entirety. ~Cheryl

Jennifer R. Hubbard said...

fAiRy gOdSisTeRs rOcK.

Robin L said...

Absolutely, Cheryl, and anyone else who's interested, please feel free to post the info on your blog or other forums or email lists. We want to get the word out!

tanita✿davis said...

Ditto what liquidamber said.

Shelli (srjohannes) said...

Gave you an award today.
Here are the rules to receiving this award:You have to pass it on to 5 other fabulous bloggers in a post.You have to list 5 of your fabulous addictions in the post.You must copy and paste the rules and the instructions below in the post.On your post of receiving this award, make sure you include the person that gave you the award and link it back to them.

Yat-Yee said...

You guys are the best!

(My word verification is dementoL what is blogger trying to tell me?)

Candace Ryan said...

A great example of karmic marketing in action!