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Press Release Fun: We Want Your Brooklyn Women

Some of my favorite illustrious illustrating ladies are appearing all over Brooklyn next month.  Each one of them well-worth seeing.  Check it out:

Local Independent Bookstores Host Local Children’s Authors in March for Women’s History Month

March 2010 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION: Brooklyn Honors Local Artists and Literature.  Six Author-Illustrators, Three Bookstores and a Gallery. Celebrating Brooklyn’s professional women who leave an historical record in the field of children’s literature and the merchants who bring their books to the community. (Book Court, Greenlight Books, P.S. Bookshop, Superfine).

Miss Brooklyn 2009, Keelie Sheridan, has recently joined the celebration and will say a few words at our opening reception at Superfine.

SUPERFINE EXHIBITION – OPENING RECEPTION
* Mar. 4 Thur. 6-8pm Same night as Dumbo’s First Thursday Art Walk with open galleries.
Artwork from picture books by illustrator/authors SELINA ALKO, MIRIAM COHEN, PAT CUMMINGS, MELANIE HOPE GREENBERG, AILEEN LEIJTEN, and MEGHAN MCCARTHY   Exhibition:  March 2- March 14
LOCATION: 126 Front St. (DUMBO) Brooklyn NY 11201 718.243.9005

Here is the full bookstore schedule.

* Mar. 6 Sat. 10:30am GREENLIGHT BOOKS presents SELINA ALKO and AILEEN LEIJTEN
LOCATION: 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 INFO: 718.246.0200

* Mar. 13 Sat. 10:30am GREENLIGHT BOOKS presents MELANIE HOPE GREENBERG and MIRIAM COHEN
LOCATION: 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 INFO: 718.246.0200

* Mar. 14 Sun. 11am – Noon BOOKCOURT presents a panel discussion featuring illustrator/authors
SELINA ALKO, MIRIAM COHEN, PAT CUMMINGS, MELANIE HOPE GREENBERG, AILEEN LEIJTEN, and MEGHAN MCCARTHY.
LOCATION: 163 Court Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 INFO: 718.875.3677

* Mar. 20 Sat. 10:30am GREENLIGHT BOOKS presents MEGHAN MCCARTHY
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 INFO: 718.246.0200

* Mar. 21 Sun. 4-6pm P.S. BOOKSHOP Group Story Time with illustrator/authors
SELINA ALKO, PAT CUMMINGS, MIRIAM COHEN, MELANIE HOPE GREENBERG, AILEEN LEIJTEN, and MEGHAN MCCARTHY.
LOCATION: 147A  Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201  INFO: 718.222.3340

Mar. 27 Sat. 10:30am GREENLIGHT BOOKS presents PAT CUMMINGS
LOCATION:  686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 INFO: 718.246.0200

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About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.

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  1. Thanks! I got this in a Google Alert! Fuse#8 Blog Rules!