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MICA Portfolio Reviews

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

May 1, 2024

May 1, 2024

Exit interviews and portfolio reviews for current MICA students

First Pages Challenge

Ready Chapter 1

February 13, 2024

February 15, 2024

The three top-ranked stories in each challenge will receive a critique of their first ten pages

SCAD Portfolio Review

Savannah Collage of Art and Design

February 16, 2024

February 16, 2024

Portfolio reviews during Artist Agency Day for current SCAD students

SCBWI Annual Winter


February 9, 2024

February 11, 2024

Manuscript reviews during the in-person conference in New York City

Meet & Pitch

SCBWI Nebraska Region

March 14, 2024

March 14, 2024

The 90-minute zoom webinar, Lori will talk about Red Fox literary, her manuscript wishlist, and the do’s and don’t’s for your submissions, followed by a Q&A, and opportunities for attendees to received feedback on live pitches Attendees will have an opportunity to query Lori after the event.

Chesapeake Writing Workshop

Writing Day Workshops

March 23, 2024

March 23, 2024

A one-day in-person conference in Washington DC filled with classes, panels, and pitch sessions designed to give writers insights into the publishing industry.

SCBWI Mid-Atlantic Spring Publishing Day

SCBWI Mid-Atlantic

April 27, 2024

April 27, 2024

Have you ever wanted to pick the brain of an editor or agent? Do you have burning questions about publishing or how to make your work stand out? In this event, attendees will get up close and personal with some of the most well-respected agents and editors in children’s publishing.



Debbie Ridpath Ohi Interviews Lori Steel and her Illustration Client Christopher Thornock

How Red Fox Literary's Lori Steel discovered new client, Christopher Thornock, on social media

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Lori on Literary Rambles

Literary Rambles

From the interview: LS: "Remember that a persistent writer becomes a published author. Publishing is a long-game business. If you work on your craft, build community, and consistently create, you’ll find the right publishing path. And when you do, I will be cheering you on!"

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