Conference Registration Open – Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains

Happy Day!! Our conference is now open!!! 2015MarPostcardfron With snow on the ground and more forecast for Saturday (Heaven help me!), this should warm your heart. If not, then how about our amazing faculty?

E.B. Lewis, Artistrator

Kate Angelella, Former S&S editor, Current Baltimore MG and YA Editing Specialist

Fred Bowen, Author of MG fiction and the Thursday sports column for kids in The Washington Post

Emily Feinberg, Assistant Editor, Roaring Brook Press

Carrie Howland, Agent, Donadio & Olson Susan Raab, Founder of Raab Associates, Inc., the only agency dedicated to promoting and marketing children’s books

Traci Todd, Executive Editor, Abrams Appleseed

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Follow this link for conference details and registration information. The deadline is Thursday, March 19 at 11:59 pm EDT.  After March 19, a decision will be made whether to accept walk-ins at the conference venue. If walk-ins are accepted, they will be charged an additional $10 fee per day. As in the past, the conference will be held at the Bishop Claggett Center in Buckeystown, MD.The center opened a brand new inn right across from the meeting facilities, which is available for anyone desiring overnight accommodations.

You will have the opportunity to meet with a faculty member for a 15-minute conversation on your manuscript, your marketing plan, OR your portfolio.  We will do our best to accommodate all requests, but please remember the number of spots is limited and assigned on a first-come first-served basis.

Our conference will last for one-and-a-half days, with Saturday in a traditional format with critiques available. Sunday morning will offer intensives conducted by faculty and first pages/first looks sessions. As always, Saturday attendance is required for both critiques and for any Sunday activities. 

Check back here in the future for more information. Now, go register!

Happy writing and illustrating!

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About Susan Mannix

Susan worked as a biomedical research editor for the Department of the Navy for fourteen years and has been a member of SCBWI since 2007. She writes young adult and middle grade novels. When she isn’t writing, she spends her time doing all things horses, including attending her teenaged daughters’ many competitions. Susan lives in Maryland on a small farm with her husband, two children, an adorable black lab, two cats, and three horses.
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One Response to Conference Registration Open – Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains

  1. Laura Bowers says:

    Awesome, I’m so excited about our speakers! Hope to see everyone at the conference! 🙂

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