Sunday, December 19, 2010

SCBWI Western Washington 20th Annual Writing and Illustrating for Children Conference

SCBWI Western Washington is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Writing and Illustrating for Children Conference, which will take place on Saturday, April 16th, and Sunday, April 17th, 2011, at the Marriott Redmond Town Center in Redmond, Washington. Special events this year will include an Illustration Master Class and a Nonfiction Intensive on Friday before the event, plus an anniversary dance party on Saturday.

Keynote Speakers
  • Holly Black, Author
  • Emily Jenkins/E. Lockhart, Author
  • Dan Santat, Illustrator
  • Deborah Wiles, Author

Editorial & Art Director Faculty
Lionel Bender, Editor, Bender Richardson White
• Justin Chanda, VP/Publisher, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
• Martha Mihalick, Associate Editor, Greenwillow Books at HarperCollins
• Anne Moore, Art Director, Candlewick Press
• Tim Travaglini, Former Editor, G.P. Putnam & Sons at Penguin
• Liz Waniewski, Editor, Dial Books for Young Readers

Agent Faculty
• Sarah Davies, Agent, The Greenhouse Literary Agency
• Joe Monti, Agent, Barry Goldblatt Literary LLC
• Tina Wexler, Agent, International Creative Management
• Marietta Zacker, Agent, Nancy Gallt Literary Agency

Other Distinguished Faculty
• Kevin Emerson, Author
• Brent Hartinger, Author
• Victoria Jamieson, Illustrator/Designer at HarperCollins Children’s
• Lin Oliver, Author/Executive Director, SCBWI International
• Rosanne Parry, Author
• Jesse Joshua Watson, Author/Illustrator
• Jim Whiting, Author/Editor

1 comment:

Kirk K said...

A pretty phenomenal lineup. The entire team has cooked up another winner this year. No surprise. You all rock!

And I love the idea of the dance party. Too cool.