SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Fall Conference: Children’s Publishing in 2015

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/23/2015 - 10/24/2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Holiday Inn Washington Dulles
45425 Holiday Drive - Dulles, VA 20166

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SCBWI Mid-Atlantic Annual Fall Conference

Children's Publishing in 2015

EARLY REGISTRATION HAS NOW ENDED.  THE CONFERENCE IS ALMOST SOLD OUT. IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, PLEASE REGISTER SOON.  

Link to registration website: www.regonline.com/scbwimidatlanticconf2015 

Conference details: 2015 SCBWI Mid-Atlantic_Conference-at-a-Glance_Updated _10_10_2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015: Scheduled from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, highlights include a keynote address by award-winning author Kathi Appelt as well as presentations and panel discussions featuring editors Caitlyn Dlouhy (Atheneum), Katherine R. Harrison (Knopf), Tracey Baptiste (Rosen), Laura Whitaker (Freelance Editor); VP.Creative Director: Dan Potash (Simon & Schuster); literary agents Rachel Orr (Prospect Agency), Jennifer Unter (Unter Agency), Marietta Zacker (Nancy Gault Agency); authors/illustrators Jen Malone, Sarah McGuire, Marc Tyler Nobleman, Madelyn Rosenberg, Mary Quattlebaum, and Joan Waites. Additional Faculty TBA. A limited number of optional, individual critiques with faculty members will be scheduled throughout the day.  

Friday, October 23, 2015: Optional AM/PM craft-focused workshops (“intensives”) open to registered attendees.  Additional fees apply. Evening activities for registered attendees: Peer Critiques; Reception for PAL members.

Conference Tuition: (Saturday, October 24)
$155 for SCBWI members; $185 for nonmembers .

Tuition for Saturday’s event includes all conference sessions, a light continental breakfast, and a boxed lunch. The pre-conference intensives require additional fees.

Optional Pre-Conference Intensives: (Friday, October 23)
$60 – SCBWI member fee for each workshop
$75 – Nonmember fee for each workshop

Lodging: Please contact the hotel directly and book your room before October 1 to receive the SCBWI conference discounted rate of $79/night (plus tax).

Contacts: Conference Co-chairs Erin Teagan (teaganek@hotmail.com) and Valerie Patterson (valopttrsn@verizon.net)