The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) brings together top professionals in the children’s publishing world to share their knowledge and expertise with attendees twice each year. The annual SCBWI summer & winter conferences are also excellent networking opportunities for those already established in the children’s industry, and for those just starting to enter the world of children’s book writing and illustrating.
Hyatt Grand Central at Grand Central Station in New York City
February 2 – 4, 2018
- Dynamic keynotes, relevant panels of industry experts and opportunities for networking
- The choice of three in-depth workshops taught by editors, agents and master writers and illustrators
- All new two and a half hour workshops are master classes that offer you a hands-on opportunity to delve into your own work under the guidance of renowned experts
- An invitation to the Golden Kite Gala & Awards presentation, the first time the golden carpet has been rolled out in New York City, the home of the publishing industry
Conference tuition fee:
Between $475 and $625, depending on whether you register early and/or are a member of the society or not. The conference is open to non-members, too.