12009Re: [scbwi-houston] Re: A star among us
- May 1, 2013Congrats Lynn!!! :-)This is your life. Live it.
From: Lynne Kelly <lynne01@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: [scbwi-houston] Re: A star among us
Thanks again, everyone! I'll be thinking about a proposal to send in about presenting at a national conference, though I'll have some stiff competition and will need to figure out what in the world I'd say in a keynote speech.I know this much-- the book couldn't have happened without my SCBWI people!LynneOn Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:05 PM, sharonvgriffin@... <sharonvgriffin@...> wrote:Congrats Lynne! What an honor!> more than one page---to me, linoliver@... by November 1. If you
--- In email@example.com, Vicki Sansum <vsansum@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Below is an email I received last night from the national SCBWI office
> with some fabulous news about our own Lynne Kelly. Her book CHAINED won
> our region's Crystal Kite Award. Congratulations, Lynne!
> Dear Lynne,
> Congratulations! Your book CHAINED has been awarded the Crystal Kite
> from your SCBWI region. As you know, members voted for the book they
> felt represented excellence in children's literature, and you came out
> on top. We here at SCBWI headquarters are thrilled for you, as are all
> your friends and associates in the SCBWI.
> There is a press release announcing the fifteen Crystal Kite winners
> going out tomorrow to all the major children's literature news and
> social networking sources. You may also be contacted by Lee Wind who is
> the SCBWI blogger for an interview for our website. Crystal Kite Awards
> are formally presented at a regional conference close to you, which in
> your case, probably means the Houston conference. Your regional
> advisor, Vicki Sansum, is being copied on this, so you can make
> arrangements to receive your award, which by the way, is a beautiful
> engraved Crystal Kite! Most regional advisors ask the recipient to
> deliver a presentation and/or short acceptance speech.
> One of the Crystal Kite winners will be selected to present a keynote
> speech either at the SCBWI Mid Winter Conference in New York 2014 or at
> the Summer Conference in Los Angeles, 2014. If you would like to be in
> the running for that, you must submit a proposal for your speech---no> are selected, you will of course come to the conference at our expense> LIN OLIVER, /Executive Director and /STEPHEN MOOSER/, President/
> where you will be hailed by all.
> Again, our heartiest congratulations on this wonderful achievement. As
> of tomorrow, feel free to tell the world about your Crystal Kite
> achievement, using all media at your disposal. We're so happy for
> you---the SBWI is proud to honor such excellence.
> All best,
> /Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators/
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