SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

VEGAS – Spring Fling Conference Saturday

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/18/2017 - 03/19/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Greenspun Hall at UNLV
4505 Maryland Parkway - Las Vegas, NV 89154


Join us at Writers & Illustrators Spring Fling 2017. 

SCBWI NV partnered with UNLV School of Teaching to bring you TWO days of great speakers and workshops.

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If you'd rather send a check please make check to SCBWI NV and mail it to SCBWI NV c/o Cynthia Mun – 11329 Altura Vista Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89138.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 – All writers and illustrators

LOCATION: UNLV Greenspun Hall

Saturday Program UNLV Children's Literary Conference session that presentations by authors and breakouts.

8:30-9:00 am Check-in/Registration & Book Sales

9:00-9:10 am Welcome

9:10-10:00 am – Keynote with YA & Adult author Ellen Hopkins

10:10-11:00 Breakout Sessions including: LGBTQ literature in the classroom; Diverse literature in elementary classroom; Graphic novels with Ken Lamug; SCBWI: So, you want to write for children?

11:00-11:30 Author Book Signing

11:30 – 12:45 pm lunch – SCBWI Workshop – Agent Lara Perkins – bring a brown bag lunch. This is a working session.

12:45 -1:35 pm Afternoon Kickoff with YA & MG Author, Alex London

1:35 – 2:25 pm Picture Book Author & Illustrator: Judy Schachner 

 2:25– 3:10 pm Closing Author Panel; Q & A

 3:15 – 3:45 pm Author Book Signing

3:45 – 5:00 pm SCBWI Workshop – Judy Schachner Workshop – Character Bible

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Sunday Program at the Alexander Dawson School

Sunday Time: Portfolio Review Noon – 2pm. Program from 2-4pm.

 

Saturday Authors (Please click on name for bio etc.):

 

 

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C. Alexander London

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Mary Hershey

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Judy Schachner

 

At 12:00-1:15pm – we'll have a session by Lara Perkins as a bag lunch event, and in person crits afterwards.

PRINT and MAIL your manuscript to — SCBWI NV c/o Cynthia Mun, 11329 Altura Vista Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89138. MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEB 15, 2017.

Agent: Lara Perkins from Andrea Brown LIterary Agency

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Lara represents authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and young adult fiction. She has been with Andrea Brown since 2010 and is also the agency's Digital Manager.

More information about Lara Perkins can be found on her website: http://www.andreabrownlit.com/rep-books—lara.html

4:00 – 5:00pm – for Illustrators and Picture Book writers Character Bible Workshop by Judith Schachner.  Even if you are not a PB writer, you are welcome to attend this workshop.

(Crits by Lara Perkins will be given throughout the afternoon. Crit manuscripts for all children's categories are due Feb. 15, 2016).