SCBWI Winter Conference 2014
Grand Hyatt New York
Friday 21st: Optional Intensive Workshops (Sold out - waiting list available)
Seasoned authors, illustrators, agents, and editors lead groups and participate with attendees.
Characters & setting for picture book illustrators
Plot & Structure in Fiction
Seminar type instruction. Writers are encouraged to bring a synopsis of your work-in-progress, as well as computer or paper for writing exercises.
For those with submission-ready material. You have the opportunity to present your first 500 words to those at your table, engage in conversation about your writing, all lead by an agent or editor. Intended for those who are not published.
Saturday 22nd: Main Conference
Choose your own sessions based on your individual needs. Everything for picture book writers & illustrators, to young adult, new adult, and middle grade. Some sessions focus on craft, some on getting and working with an agent.
Lunch (on your own)
Again, choose your own sessions. Great place to network.
Keynote Speaker & Panel
Art Browse & Gala Dinner (for networking)
Awards, Keynote speaker, Keynote Panel, Door Prizes, Autograph Session