Category Archives: Fundraiser

Gratitude and Mark Your Calendars: May 29

  Created by Johanna Wright Johanna Wright, Bridget’s friend and member of the Portland Kidlit community, created this flier to get the word out about May 29 at the Lucky Lab Pub.  We are having our Portland Kidlit Drinks Night … Continue reading

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Bobbette Rose, Creator of “Nested”

  Got to find out a bit more about Bobbette Rose, creator and donator of this fabulous art work for Bridget Zinn’s Auction. How long have you been writing/ illustrating? I started making art as a child sitting through long … Continue reading

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Meet Lisa Moser

One of the best things about orgaznizing Bridget’s auction is meeting through email  different authors and illustrators.  Lisa Moser donated three books for the auction: Watermelon Wishes, Monster in the  Backpack, and Squirrel’s World.  She also took the time to answer these … Continue reading

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Meet Farida, Creator of Sweet Sunflower Root Doll

Have you seen the sweetest sunflower root doll?  Farida of Saints and Spinners donated this lovely creation for the auction. She also answered interview questions for me. When did you begin blogging? What is the focus of your blog? I … Continue reading

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Not Too Early to Start Thinking About Your Next Christmas Book

Terri Dunham donated The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story  for the Bridget Zinn Auction.  I discovered that she has a book I recently listened to on her nightstand, The Underneath.  It’s a great read, Terri. And she likes … Continue reading

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Meet Jeannie Brett

  Jeannie Brett contacted me with a donation for Bridget’s auction.  This illustration is just one of  four card set which you can bid on at the auction. Here is what I discovered about Jeannie: What have you recently published … Continue reading

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Do You Know Maybelle, the Bunny?

Maybelle the Bunny is the debut book for Keith Patterson, author, and BeesKnees Books, independent publishing company owned by Nancy Arruda and Kim Baise.  Arruda and Baise, sisters were attendees at the Portland Kidlit Blooging Conference last fall. When they … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Raise Money for Bridget

If you attended the Kidlit Blogging Conference in Portland, OR last September, you may have met Bridget Zinn.  She is a YA public librarian and YA writer. Lots of energy and sweetness. Cancer always seems to find those with lots … Continue reading

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