Upcoming Regional Events

Here is a preview of MD/DE/WV regional SCBWI events over the next year.  Some are still in the planning stages, and details will be posted as they become available.

Sunday, October 10, 2010Join us for the first meeting of the Author Book Club, featuring author Mary Amato and a discussion of her novel Invisible Lines.

Where: Sole D’Italia, 12 Ashton Rd., Ashton, MD 20861

When: 2:00 to 4:00 PM, Sunday, October 10th

There is no charge, but please RSVP to Naomi Milliner.

December 3, 4, & 5, 2010–A Writers’ and Illustrators’ Weekend Retreat

Where: Blue Mountain Retreat House, just across the Potomac from Harpers Ferry, WV

Details and costs to be posted soon! Reserve your spot early because space is limited to a total of 13 participants.  There will be three single rooms and 5 doubles available.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 –Join us for the second meeting of the Author Book Club, featuring author Debbie Levy and a discussion of her novel The Year of Goodbyes.  

Where: The Community Room of the Urbana Public Library in Frederick County, Maryland

Time: 2:00 to 4:00 PM, Dec. 12th

There is no charge, but please RSVP to Naomi Milliner.

Saturday, March 12, 2011–“Spring Into Action” for our Spring conference.

Where: The Bishop Claggett Center, Buckeystown, MD

When: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Keynote author is Newbery Honor-Winner, Kathi Appelt.

More details to follow.

July 16 & 17, 2011–We are planning something a little different this year by offering four different “hands-on and craft-centered” tracks: PB, MG, YA, & NF, each led by an accomplished author and an editor or agent.

Where: The Bishop Claggett Center

This weekend is still in the planning stages, but we will post details well ahead of the event.

November 11, 12, & 13, 2011–A Tri-Regional Conference with the Eastern and Western PA SCBWI regions to be held at the Gettysburg Wyndham Hotel.

We are very excited about this major conference with three regions coming together to pool our resources!   So please mark your calendars now.

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About ediehemingway

I am an author of children's middle grade novels and the Regional Advisor for the MD/DE/WV SCBWI chapter.
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