Upcoming Events

We hope you can join us for these upcoming events!

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCBWI is suspending in-person events through the summer of 2021. All events during this time will remain on a virtual platform.

 

VIRTUAL WRITE-IN: Butt-in-Chair-a-Thon

When: July 15, 2021 from 8:00pm to about 10:30pm

What: A free monthly virtual write-in session for inspiration, motivation, or just plain old dedicated writing time.

See our Events Page for details: https://epa.scbwi.org/events/butt-in-chair-a-thon-july/


FREE WEBINAR SERIES: First Page Center Stage

Each webinar in this series will focus on one category/genre—PB, CB, MG, YA and NF. Publishing experts in each category will spend the hour giving live editor or art director feedback (First Pages for manuscripts or First Looks for illustrations) on pre-submitted materials from participants.

Join us for any or all of these focused FIRST PAGE/FIRST LOOKS sessions!

  • Middle Grade Night – August 12 @7pm Eastern
  • Nonfiction Night – August 16 @7pm Eastern
  • Young Adult Night – August 19 @7pm Eastern
  • First Looks Night (for Illustrators) – August 23 @7pm Eastern
  • Chapter Book Night – August 26 @7pm Eastern
  • Picture Book Night – September 13 @7pm Eastern

A limited number of critiques are available for purchase. See the event page for more information about our outstanding faculty and to register: https://epa.scbwi.org/events/webinar-series-first-page-center-stage/


VIRTUAL WRITE-IN: Butt-in-Chair-a-Thon

When: August 19, 2021 from 8:00pm to about 10:30pm

What: A free monthly virtual write-in session for inspiration, motivation, or just plain old dedicated writing time.

See our Events Page for details: https://epa.scbwi.org/events/butt-in-chair-a-thon-august/


VIRTUAL WRITE-IN: Butt-in-Chair-a-Thon

When: September 16, 2021 from 8:00pm to about 10:30pm

What: A free monthly virtual write-in session for inspiration, motivation, or just plain old dedicated writing time.

See our Events Page for details: https://epa.scbwi.org/events/butt-in-chair-a-thon-september/


WEBINAR: Skip the Slush – Work-for-Hire Writing Assignments with Author Annette Whipple

When: September 20, 2021 at 7:00pm

Where: Online

What: If you enjoy writing about new topics, both fiction and nonfiction, consider writing for the educational market. Participants will learn about this market and how to approach publishers with a work-for-hire package. Get publishing experience with books and other resources for children (K-12) without the slush pile.

A limited number of written critiques are available.

For more information and to register, go to https://epa.scbwi.org/events/webinar-skip-the-slush/


ONLINE CONFERENCE: Illustrator Day 2021

When: October 9, 2021, from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Where: Online

What: Every year Illustrator Day is a special day dedicated to our illustration members, and 2021 is extra special because we have two agents joining us!  Hear presentations by author/illustrator Kate Garchinsky, Book Designer Taylor Abatiell, Editor Kandace Coston, and highly sought after agents Nicole Tugeau and Chloë Morgan. Whether you’re published or have just joined SCBWI, you don’t want to miss our annual event for illustrators.

Pick your level of commitment when you register. Join us for the faculty presentations, or go a step further and register for the Art Director Assignment to receive feedback on your work from Taylor Abatiell and Kandace Coston!

Need more? Register for a Zoom one-on-one portfolio, dummy, or manuscript critique with a publishing professional. Author-illustrator Kate Garchinsky, Book Designer Taylor Abatiell, Editor Kandace Coston, and Agents Nicole Tugeau and Chloë Morgan are excited to meet our illustrators and help you take your art, stories, and career to the next level!

For more information and to register, go to https://epa.scbwi.org/events/illustrator-day-2020/


WEBINAR: Let’s Be Honest – 33 Truths about the Publishing Industry

Stay tuned for more information!


And check out SCBWI Webinars hosted by other regions here.


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1 Response to Upcoming Events

  1. Kim Briggs says:

    Adam Lehrhaupt made us laugh with his entertaining monkey book, Do Not Open This Book.

    Bryan Collier demonstrated that hard work and determination pays off and his artwork was nothing short of inspiring. For 7 years, he hit the pavement until one day, someone said YES.

    Debbie Dadey taught us that a ‘no’ means you get back to the keyboard or the canvas and KEEP going.

    Linda Oatman High made us excited to be a writer and/or illustrator. Stories exist in even the smallest picture.

    And that was just Saturday morning!

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