SCBWI Archive

Overview

This is an archive of all of the past events of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan on ELT Calendar.

2017 Archive

November 11th (Saturday) 2017
Japanese Children's Books Today
Speaker: JBBY President Yumiko Sakuma
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 4th (Saturday) 2017
Double Feature: The Creative Collaboration behind Are You An Echo? The Lost Poetry Of Misuzu Kaneko; and SCBWI Showcase of New Works
Speaker: David Jacobson, Michiko Tsuboi, Toshikado Hajiri, Michael Currinder, Suzanne Kamata, Keiko Kazsa, Leza Lowitz, Ginny Tapley Takemori, and Holly Thompson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2016 Archive

November 20th (Sunday) 2016
SCBWI Japan Illustration Day: Perfect Partners: Text and Art and the Visual Narrative of Picture Books
Speaker: Illustrator Barbara McClintock
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 22nd (Saturday) 2016
SCBWI Japan Translation Day
Speaker: Yumiko Sakuma, Zack Davisson, Ginny Tapley Takemori, Alexander O. Smith, Julia Marshall, Avery Fischer Udagawa
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

March 13th (Sunday) 2016
SCBWI Japan Picture Book Day: Venturing Into Picture Books
Speaker: Yolanda Scott (Editorial Director, Charlesbridge) (via Skype) and Satoshi Mitamura (Author and Illustrator)
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

2015 Archive

October 24th (Saturday) 2015
The Process of Making Picture Books
Speaker: Author/Illustrator Keiko Kasza
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 26th (Saturday) 2015
SCBWI Japan Creative Exchange
Speaker: A Creative Exchange
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 20th (Saturday) 2015
Translator Ginny Tapley Takemori: On Whales, Blue Glass, War and Young People
Speaker: Ginny Tapley Takemori
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 8th (Friday) 2015
A Little Bit of Type Goes A Long Way
Speaker: Designer Ian Lynam
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 11th (Saturday) 2015
Making Dead People Come To Life! Writing biographies for early and middle-grade readers
Speaker: Patricia Lakin
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 14th (Saturday) 2015
SCBWI Japan Writers' Craft Workout
Speaker: Holly Thompson, Mariko Nagai, Naomi Kojima
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 31st (Saturday) 2015
SCBWI Japan Creative Exchange
Speaker: Participants share
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2014 Archive

October 18th (Saturday) 2014
SCBWI Japan Translation Day 2014
Speaker: Cathy Hirano, Juliet Winters Carpenter, Daniel Hahn, Alexander O. Smith, Lynne E. Riggs, Avery Fischer Udagawa
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

September 26th (Friday) 2014
SCBWI Japan Creative Exchange
Speaker: SCBWI members
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 3rd (Thursday) 2014
Children's Books of Malaysia
Speaker: Author/Illustrator Yusof Gajah; Literary Agent Linda Tan Lingard
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 17th (Saturday) 2014
Comic Book Writing
Speaker: Sean Michael Wilson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 22nd (Saturday) 2014
SCBWI Japan Writer's Day: Jazz It Up! Writing Today for Children and Young Adults
Speaker: Suzanne Kamata, Wouter Laleman, Leza Lowitz, Mariko Nagai, Vice-President, Andrea Davis Pinckey (Executive Editor at Scholastic via video) Sean Michael Wilson
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

January 10th (Friday) 2014
Of Asia and Children's Books: The Role of the Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC)
Speaker: R. Ramachandran, Executive Director of AFCC and Bolormaa Baasansuren and Ganbaatar Ichinnorov, SingTel Asian Picture Book Award Winners for Old City
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2013 Archive

November 30th (Saturday) 2013
Writing Poetry for Children and Teens: A Workshop
Speaker: Leza Lowitz, Mariko Nagai and Holly Thompson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 12th (Friday) 2013
Open Portfolio Critiques for Children's Book Illustrators
Speaker: Kerry Martin (Clarion Books)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 3rd (Sunday) 2013
Digital Illustration Workshop
Speaker: Paul Richardson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 2nd (Saturday) 2013
Creative Exchange and Planning Meeting
Speaker: Sign up to bring your work
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2012 Archive

December 7th (Friday) 2012
SCBWI-Tokyo Creative Exchange and Bonnenkai Dinner
Speaker: Creative Exchange, followed by end-of-year party
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 30th (Sunday) 2012
Illustration Workshop with Philip Giordano
Speaker: Philip Giordano
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 19th (Sunday) 2012
SCBWI Tokyo Illustration Day
Speaker: John Shelley, Naomi Kojima, Yoko Yoshizawa
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 16th (Saturday) 2012
SCBWI Translation Day 2012: Bringing Japanese Teen Literature to the World
Speaker: Alexander Smith, Holly Thompson, Lynne E. Riggs, Avery Fischer Udagawa, Juliet Winters Carpenter, Deborah Iwabuchi, Sako Ikegami, Hart Larrabee
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

March 10th (Saturday) 2012
Tomo Anthology Launch: An Evening of Readings, Discussion and Reflection
Speaker: Editor Holly Thompson and contributors to TOMO
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 18th (Saturday) 2012
SCBWI Tokyo Writers' Night
Speaker: Writer/blogger Claire Dawn-Marie Gittens and Children's Book Author Trevor Kew
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 21st (Saturday) 2012
SCBWI Creative Exchange
Speaker: Participants
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2011 Archive

October 29th (Saturday) 2011
Agent Day with Mary Kole
Speaker: Mary Kole (Andrea Brown Literary Agency)
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

September 10th (Saturday) 2011
SCBWI Tokyo Creative Exchange
Speaker: Bring your questions and your work in progress
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 11th (Saturday) 2011
Writer's Night: Writing for Young Adults
Speaker: Suzanne Kamata and Holly Thompson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 21st (Saturday) 2011
Two Artists Two Expressions
Speaker: Katsuya Takahashi and Daniel Schallau
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2010 Archive

November 28th (Sunday) 2010
Advice from a Legendary Editor: How Ursula Nordstrom Made Children's Books That Last
Speaker: Leonard Marcus
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 12th (Saturday) 2010
SCBWI Tokyo Translation Day 2010: Bringing Japanese Children's Books to the World
Speaker: Arthur Binard, Cathy Hirano, Cheryl Klein, Akiko Beppu, Rei Uemura, Tokuma Shoten, and Yurika Yoshida
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 29th (Friday) 2010
Cut to the Chase with Patrick Gannon: Discovering and Making Cut Paper Art and Illustration
Speaker: Patrick Gannon
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2009 Archive

December 5th (Saturday) 2009
SCBWI Tokyo Creative Exchange
Speaker: Exchange session
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 14th (Saturday) 2009
The World of Children's Book Publishing
Speaker: Alvina Ling
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 26th (Saturday) 2009
Why Haven't They Called Me? What Happens After You Submit Your Picture Book to a Publisher
Speaker: Kerry Martin, Senior Designer, Clarion Books
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 12th (Saturday) 2009
Storyboards and Picture Book Dummies for Good Bookmaking
Speaker: Naomi Kojima
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 17th (Friday) 2009
'Terrific, I 'm Going to Be Eaten By Sharks.' Telling Funny Stories in Words and Pictures
Speaker: Jon Agee
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2008 Archive

November 16th (Sunday) 2008
Manuscript and Illustration Exchange
Speaker: Feedback session
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 18th (Saturday) 2008
Writer's Day 2008
Speaker: Novelist Linda Gerber, Literary Agent Laura Rennert, Authors Irene Smalls, Tanya Batt, Holly Thompson and Suzanne Kamata
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 17th (Saturday) 2008
Websites, Blogs and Promotion for Illustrators
Speaker: Takashi Oda, Kiyo Tanaka and Patrik Washburn
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 12th (Saturday) 2008
Words Take Wing: Adapting Old Tales for New Audiences
Speaker: Mitch Weiss and Martha Hamilton
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 15th (Saturday) 2008
Simultaneous Manuscript and Illustration Exchange
Speaker:
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 23rd (Saturday) 2008
Writing and Illustrating English Education Materials
Speaker: Junko Kurata, Director, Aeon Institute of Language Education
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2007 Archive

November 17th (Saturday) 2007
Made in Japan: What Makes Manga Japanese - And Why Western Kids Love It
Speaker: Roland Kelts and Masakazu Kubo
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 20th (Saturday) 2007
Telling Stories Out Loud
Speaker: Richard Tulloch
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 12th (Saturday) 2007
Illustrating and Writing for Children Double Feature
Speaker: Bob Marstall on Illustrating from Nature, Nobuo Furukawa and Keiko Kurozumi on Ooki-na Pocket Magazine
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 8th (Sunday) 2007
Illustration for Children Degree Courses at the North Wales School of Art
Speaker: Desdemona McCannon
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 8th (Sunday) 2007
Children's Books in Sweden
Speaker: Anders Suneson
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 10th (Saturday) 2007
Character, Voice and Factual Foundations
Speaker: Donna Jo Napoli
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 10th (Saturday) 2007
Session 3 - One Writer's Path and the Nuts and Bolts of Publishing
Speaker: Donna Jo Napoli
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 10th (Saturday) 2007
Session 2 - Using Research in Writing Fiction
Speaker: Donna Jo Napoli
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 3rd (Saturday) 2007
Storyboarding with Yangsook Choi
Speaker: Yangsook Choi
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 12th (Friday) 2007
A Kamishibai Performance and Illustration Workshop with Satoshi Kitamura
Speaker: Satoshi Kitamura
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2006 Archive

November 11th (Saturday) 2006
Tokyo Writers' Day 2006
Speaker: Linda Gerber, David Schwartz, Lynne Reid Banks
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 29th (Sunday) 2006
Manuscript and Illustration Exchange
Speaker: Writers and Illustrators
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 8th (Saturday) 2006
Be Cruel to your Characters: A Writing Workshop on Plot
Speaker: Chris Eboch
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 14th (Sunday) 2006
Allen Say's Accidental Career
Speaker: Allen Say
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 23rd (Sunday) 2006
A Manuscript and Illustration Exchange
Speaker: All writers and illustrators welcome
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 4th (Saturday) 2006
Saturday Morning Publisher Talk
Speaker: John Moore, President R.I.C Publications - Japan, Korea, Taiwan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 11th (Saturday) 2006
National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)
The Magic of Kamishibai
Speaker: Kyoko Sakai and Etsuko Nozaka
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2005 Archive

December 10th (Saturday) 2005
Breaking In: Magazine Writing for Children
Speaker: Suzanne Kamata, Tokushima author/editor
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 12th (Saturday) 2005
Manuscript/Illustration Exchange
Speaker: Open to published and unpublished writers and illustrators.
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 1st (Saturday) 2005
Of Modern Fairies and Enchantment
Speaker: Gail Carson Levine
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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