SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

2018 Houston SCBWI Annual Conference

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/29/2018 - 09/30/2018
12:00 am - 8:00 am

Location
The Marriott Houston Westchase
2900 Briarpark Drive - Houston, Texas 77070

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Here is the list of our Faculty Speakers and critique faculty. Visit the Faculty & Speakers page for full bios. Read carefully to choose the editor or agent that most closely reads the type of manuscript you wish to submit for critique. You may select one Faculty Speaker, one e-critique and multiple local critiques. Fees for critiques are paid in addition to the conference registration fee.

EDITOR AND AGENT FACULTY AT THE CONFERENCE

Alexandra Arnold – Katherine Tegan Books/HarperCollins Editor

Nancy Brennan – Art Director for Viking Children’s Books

Joanna Cardenas – Kolkila/Penguin Random House Editor

Ellen Cormier – Assistant Editor/Dial Books for Young Readers

Ann Rose – Prospect Agency

Jessica Sinsheimer – Sara Jane Freymann Literary Agency

Lauren Spieller – TriadaUS agency

Kelly Light – author/illustrator

AUTHOR FACULTY AT THE CONFERENCE

Crystal Allen – author

Jennifer Hamburg – author

P. J. Hoover – author

Sandra J. Howatt – author

Nikki Loftin – author

Linda Sue Park – author

Joy Preble – author

Ana Maria Rodriguez – author

E-CRITIQUE FACULTY

Elizabeth Law – Holiday House

Saba Sulaiman – Talcott Notch Literary Agency

Annie Nybo – Albert Whitman & Company

Kristin Daly Rens – Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins

Talia Benamy – Philomel/Penguin Random House

Steven Salpeter – Curtis Brown Literary Agency

 

Conference Cancellations

Cancellations for the conference on or after August 1 will be subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations for the conference after September 1 will not be refunded. Contact Vicki Sansum. If you cannot send your manuscript, CONTACT mary@maryriser.com immediately. If another person can fill the critique, a refund will be given. There can be no refunds after August 25.

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