Upcoming Regional Events

Seems like I’m often posting upcoming regional events here. That’s because our awesome region offers so many great events for our members! 2018 is shaping up to be quite an epic year so get out your calendars once more and let’s get ready to have some fun!

Upcoming MD/DE/WV Events

MD/DE/WV 2018 Annual Conference: 25 and Still We R(ev)ise 

When? Saturday, March 17 to Sunday, March 18, 2018, with social activities scheduled for Friday evening.  Featuring an opening keynote by James Ransome and closing keynote by Hena Khan.

Where? Maritime Conference Center at 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, Maryland

To register and see the complete schedule and faculty information, head on over to our website! Critique slots are filling up fast and please be aware that you are not guaranteed a critique slot until you have completed ALL the steps in the submission process.

Write-in/Sketch-In

When? January 28 from 1-4pm

Where? Savage, Maryland

Work on your latest project surrounded by fellow authors and illustrators, with refreshments, door prizes, and lots of moral support!  Published and Listed Members of SCBWI will be on hand offering 10-minute first page, query, or illustration critiques for $10. (Signup for these slots will happen at the door.)

This free program is co-sponsored by Say Cheese, Sweet Cascades Chocolatiers, Books with a Past, and the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.  https://mddewv.scbwi.org/events/write-insketch-in-for-childrens-and-ya-writers-and-illustrators-v-2/ to help us plan for refreshments.

FREE Upcoming Webinars! 

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host these FREE webinars, open to everyone, as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia! Join us as these authors discuss their inspirations and challenges and answer your questions! A recording of each webinar will be available after the event.  Please register at the links below to receive access information for the live event or recording.

Saturday, February 24 at 3 PM Eastern: A Conversation with Middle Grade Fiction Authors  R.D Henham, Ginjer Clark, and Deborah Kalb. Register here.

Saturday, February 24 at 4:30 PM Eastern: A Conversation with Picture Book Authors Ann McCallum, Karen Leggett Abouraya, and Lezlie Evans. Register here.

Saturday, March 3 at 3 PM Eastern: A Conversation with Young Adult Authors Kathy MacMillan, Linda Budzinski, Meg Eden, Pintip Dunn, and Christina June. Register here.

Tuesday, May 8 at 10 AM Eastern: A Conversation with Picture Book Authors Sue Fliess and Megan Wagner Lloyd. Register here.

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About Laura Bowers

Laura is a writer, runner, reader, runDisney addict, blogger/vlogger at Write, Run, Rejoice and Joyful Miles, mom of two college boys, excellent chili maker, and obsessive list keeper. She clearly likes run-on sentences and adverbs. She also still thinks Spice World was an awesome movie and feels no shame about that.
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One Response to Upcoming Regional Events

  1. Katie Engen says:

    Can you please update the link for the Write in/Sketch in registration? It goes to a blank page. Thx!

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