Monday, August 2, 2010

Congrats Debbie Ohi!

Yesterday the MIGs and I got an exciting email from Debbie Ridpath Ohi (fellow critique partner in crime). She's over at the SCBWI LA conference (yeah, I'm sooooo jealous!) and sending us the latest gossip via her iPad.

But the big news is she won one of the two Runner Up / Honor Award winners for the SCBWI's Illustrator Showcase!!! And get this, she also won the Mentorship Award Program. To win two awards is rare she's been told.

Read more about it here.

I'm so proud of you Debbie! You totally deserve this!


Kimbra Kasch said...

Congrats are due - love the little pic.

And I too am jealous of the LA conference attendites.

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Angela Cerrito said...



(wish I had been able to attend LA too...I have my hopes on NY!)

Unknown said...

That's so exciting!! And I'm jealous of everyone who went to SCBWI...even though I don't write childrens/YA/MG/yada yada. What a great experience it would be!

Hope all's well with you. Happy weekend!

Christina Farley said...

Nicole and Angela- I'm so jealous of them too! What a fun conference that one is. Maybe I'll go next year!

C.R. Evers said...

I was there and got to see her stand up and wave! I had no idea she was connected to you! Double Yay!!!!

Her work is fabulous. Very well deserved!

P.S. I took Critter to LA. He was very well recieved. I had to keep him out of trouble. Not an easy task. :0)

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Debbie. I wish I'd been there.

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Rena Jones said...

Congratulations, Debbie! I love the illustration, too!