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Announcing the 2017 Suzanne Bloom Scholarship for Artists

The Highlights Foundation is honored to announce the final scholarship from our 2016 artist-in-residency program. The artist-in-residency program was established >>

2017 Jerry and Eileen Spinelli scholarships

On Sunday, September 25, 2016, the Highlights Foundation announced the creation of the 2017 Jerry Spinelli Scholarship and 2017 Eileen >>

Renga with Lovely Poets

Renga with Lovely Poets Maybe the lovely isn’t needed in my title? Maybe all poets are as lovely as those >>

Our top ten blog posts from 2016

We’re taking time this week to reflect on 2016. In case you missed them, here are our top ten blog >>

Guest Post: A Time to Write – Jan Cheripko

My friend, Alison Green Myers, contacted a few of her writer friends suggesting that some of us might like to >>

Looking for picture book examples

A note from Alison Green Myers: Friends of the Foundation, I need your help. I’m working on a presentation for >>

The Highlights Foundation Visits the Children’s Book Podcast

Executive Director George Brown and Program Director Alison Green Myers paid a visit to Matthew Winner’s Children’s Book Podcast recently, >>

Guest Post: Jean Richardson–Beginning Your Path to Publication with The Journey

Shortly after arriving at the Honesdale, PA offices of the Highlights Foundation, I took an optional tour of Highlights magazine >>

Faculty Spotlight: Edith Campbell will be a special guest at Historical Realities in Fiction

We’re thrilled to announce that librarian and educator Edith Campbell will be a special guest at our upcoming workshop Historical >>

Writers, Find Your Voice

In a fervent effort to procrastinate from writing a synopsis, I found myself organizing notebooks. I know that a veterinarian >>

Writing a Synopsis? Read On.

The first eight weeks of the Getting to Know Your Novel workshop was all fun and games. The number-one rule >>

Character Development Through Music: A Writing Exercise from the Barn

To develop character, we must make a number of choices: name, gender, age, race, shape, and more. We dig deeper >>

A note from Kent Brown, Executive Director

Dear Highlights Foundation Friend, This fall has brought some good memories and caused me to reflect more than usual about >>

Make Room for Graphic Novels

Our home is full of books. Just loads of them. Some borrowed from the library, some borrowed from work, some >>

2017 Meg Medina Scholarship

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, the Highlights Foundation honored Meg Medina during her artist-in-residency. Details about the 2017 Meg Medina >>