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We had a wonderful turn-out at our inaugural KidLit Drink Night last night – thanks so much to all the readers, writers, teachers and just plain delightful Tallahasseans who joined us for drinks, tasty treats and lots of book-alicious conversation. We’ll be doing it again in March, so stay tuned for all the details on when and where right here.

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Thanks again to our KidLit Drink Night pioneers, and we hope to see even more of you next month!


Much love and many good reads,


The Red Eye Writers (aka Heather, Laura and Angele)


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Okay, admit it – you’re totally jealous of all those super cool New Yorkers who get together for monthly YA-licious book chat + tasty adult beverages. The one time I was able to join them (lucky me being in town for the SCBWI Winter Conference), I spent the entire evening in blissful, awestruck rapture. I may not even have finished my drink, being as buzzed on the bookly camaraderie as I was.

That was a few years ago, though, and since our fellow writers around the country have been busy setting up local KidLit Drink Nights of their own (we’re looking at you, Atlanta, Nashville, Boston, D.C., et al.), Heather, Laura and I hereby declare it’s time for one right here in Tallahassee! All we need now are some peeps to swing by our shindig.

Not sure you qualify? No prob – just peruse this handy dandy self-assessment to see if you might be one of our long-lost literary soulmates.

Are you an adult reader, writer, illustrator, librarian, bookseller or just plain fan of any kind of children’s lit from picture books to YA, non-fiction to graphic novels?

Do you consider Katniss, Clementine, Coraline, Wilbur the Pig or even Snape practically part of the family? (more…)

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