“Annie, Get Your Gum” Wins SCBWI Magazine Merit Award
My poem “Annie, Get Your Gum” won the 2019 SCBWI Magazine Merit Award For Poetry.
The SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards are presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators annually for original magazine work for young people. Each year, the SCBWI presents four plaques, one in each category of fiction, nonfiction, illustration, and poetry, to honor members’ outstanding original magazine work published the previous year. The 2019 Awards were just announced.
“Annie, Get Your Gum” appeared in the July 2018 issue of Spider, a literary magazine for kids ages 6-9, one of several children’s magazines published by Cricket Media.