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2020 Houston SCBWI Virtual Conference

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October 1-4, 2020



During tough times, it’s hard to stay focused and on-task. You may feel overwhelmed, isolated, or that your dreams are out of reach. Houston SCBWI is here to keep you on course, moving forward, and taking the next step. Every day is an opportunity to make forward progress, big or small.


Together (yet apart!), we’re 

Going the Distance 

and we want you to join us!


We’re thrilled to announce our keynote speakers for this year:

Award-winning author of multiple novels and picture books (FAT KID RULES THE WORLD and THE NEXT GREAT JANE), educator, and former editor and agent:
K.L. Going




Popular middle grade author of THE MAGNIFICENT MYA TIBBS series and HOW LAMAR’S BAD PRANK WON A BUBBA-SIZED TROPHY, self-proclaimed Black Goddess of the Galaxy, and fellow Houstonian:
Crystal Allen!


Also joining us in 2020 is an incredible lineup of industry professionals, writers, and artists to get your creative juices flowing and decode the often-complicated world of children’s publishing! With twelve break out sessions and six intensives there will be something for everyone!


Keep Going the Distance and REGISTER TODAY!


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