SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

STORIES IN PICTURE AND PROSE

Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/27/2019 - 09/29/2019
12:15 pm

Location
CROWN PLAZA HOTEL
5700 WESTPARK DRIVE - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA


THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION.

THE 27TH ANNUAL SCBWI CAROLINAS FALL CONFERENCE IS

This year’s faculty includes editors, agents, authors, illustrators and an art director eager to share their expertise in a variety of presentations on the art and craft of writing and publishing for children.

AGENTSVicki Selvaggio (Storm  Literary Agency); Stephanie Fretwell-Hill, (Red Fox Literary); Kurestin Armada  (P.S. Literary)  EDITORS—Greg Hunter  (Lerner Publishing); Maya Marlette  (Scholastic); Kate Sederstrom (Bloomsbury USA), Katie Rose Guest Pryal (Blue Crow Publishing)

PLUS,  ART DIRECTOR Mallory Grigg, (Macmillian), author and 2018 Agatha Nominee, juvenile category, Cynthia Surrisi, authors, John Claude Bemis, Bea Birdsong, Robyn Campbell, Nora Carpenter, Molly Jones, Robin Kirk, Lisa Kline, Tara Luebbe, Gillian McDunn, Linda Vigen Phillips, and illustrators, Lina Maslo, Alice Ratterree and Jamie Zollars. 

Three pre-conference intensives—Industry Insights with agent Vicki Selvaggio;  on story structure with editor Greg Hunterand for illustrators with art director Mallory Grigg

 

WE ASK YOU TO CLICK THROUGH AND READ ALL THE CONFERENCE INFORMATION PRIOR TO YOUR REGISTRATION.

download Conference Schedule

Access all the information, click on links.

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Conference FEATURES

  • The conference rate includes conference breakouts, general sessions, after-hours activities, Saturday lunch, buffet dinner Saturday night, and continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday.
  • Want more information on TUITION COSTS?   
  • YOUR REGISTRATION FEES WILL APPEAR UNDER  SOCIETYCHIL ON YOUR CREDIT CARD STATEMENT.
  • You MUST be registered for the conference to attend any of the conference activities or to register for intensive programs or consultations.
  • NEW THIS YEAR!  A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE FOLDER!

    We are saving trees and moving into the modern age! Instead of copying and placing many paper documents in a paper folder, we are providing links to those documents, AND MORE, in a Virtual Folder exclusively for those who are registered for SCBWI Carolinas’s 2019 Fall Conference, 9/27-29/19

  • *The folder link will be provided to registrants by September 15, 2019
  • *Downloadable PDF are available for printing
  • *Or you may reference the documents from your handheld device.
  • *Printed copies of Virtual Folders will only be available, for a charge of $5.00, at conference registration if pre-ordered.
  • *Please do not share this link with those not registered

At the conference you will receive a folder with a hotel map!

The virtual folder will be accessible until October 28, 2019.

  • CONFERENCE TUITION
  • includes a continental breakfast available for participants Saturday and Sunday AM, conference lunch and a buffet at the Saturday Social, Autograph Party with Portfoilo Showcase.
  • * $185.00           SCBWI Member through July 31, 2019
  • * $205.00           SCBWI Member from August 1, 2019 to registration close.
  • $210.00           Non Member through July 31, 2019
  • $235.00           Non-Member from August 1, 2019 to registration close.

  • INTENSIVE FEES
  • Intensive programs are held Friday September 27, 2019 starting at 8:30 AM though 12:30 PM. 
  • INTENSIVE PROGRAM FEES:  Participation limits may apply
    • * $80.00             SCBWI Member        $100.00           Non-Member

  • CONSULTATION FEES
  • REMINDER!  Participants may choose the faculty member to provide the consultations and One On One sessions.
  • PLEASE READ MEET THE 2019 FACULTY  to understand faculty interests and  pay attention to the preferences listed below each faculty member. The process of formatting and submitting are listed under Tips, Tidbits & The Inside Scoop . (there are nine critique slots MAXIMUM available for each member of the critique faculty, and some specify fewer than the maximum number).
  • Manuscripts may require submission via USPS and some via email.
  • Categories:  Picture Book (PB).  Chapter Book (CH).  Middle Grade (MG)  Young Adult (YA)
  • Genres:  Contemporary. Historical. Nonfiction. Mystery/Thriller. SciFi/Fantasy.

  • MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES   Register by August 2  and RECEIVED by August 9, 2019
    • * $50.00             SCBWI Member           $100.00           SCBWI Member (2)
    • $65.00             Non-Member                $130.00           Non-Member (2)
    • [Limit two manuscript critiques per attendee]
  • PORTFOLIO REVIEWS    Register by August 23, 2019
    • * $50.00             SCBWI Member
    • $65.00             Non-Member
  • Consultations are held on Friday September 27  between the hours of 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Consultations CANNOT be rescheduled. [Manscript Critique  are fifteen minute face to face sessions. Portfolio Reviews are twenty minute face to face sessions.] While we work to accomodate any timing request, please understand that we are scheduling more than one hundred sessions over a three hour period.  
  • We are offering our participants an opportunity for a fifteen minute ONE-ON-ONE session with an editor or agent. Sessions will be scheduled on Saturday during the conference schedule.  Visit One-On-One 
  • ONE-ON-ONE  Register by August 15, 2019
    • *$50.00             SCBWI Member
    • $65.00             Non-Member

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY  
  • **SCBWI Member Registraton Guide
  • **You do not have to have a PayPal account to pay online. Scroll down the page at PayPal and pay as a guest.
  • **Or you may register online, continue to the PayPal page and close it. Then download the Pay By Check form. Your registration will be approved when your payment is received.
  • Have questions, concerns? Contact Regional Advisor @ carolinas@scbwi.org.
  • YOUR REGISTRATION FEES WILL APPEAR UNDER  SOCIETYCHIL ON YOUR CREDIT CARD STATEMENT.

  • TERMS AND CONDITIONS 
  • **CONFERENCE REGISTRATION is required for all programs and activities
  • **SCBWI Members MUST login to receive member pricing
  • **There are no partial refunds for failure to login
  • **Intensive Programs, Critiques and Reviews are priced separately and may have participation limits
  • **Consultation and Intensive fees are nonrefundable
  • ***Refunds:
    • **Before July 31, 2019  conference tuition only subject to a $50 handling fee
    • **Before August 14, 2019—50% of conference tuition
    • **No refunds after August 14, 2019
    • **No credits will be issued.
  • We are not responsible for any technical difficulties that may arise during registration.
  • WHEN CHOOSING A PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVE OR A CONSULTATION
  • Sessions are limited and to ensure your slot, please check the payment box.
  • WHEN REGISTERING PLEASE CHOOSE SESSIONS FOR EACH TIME SEGMENT

  • You are not bound by your choice of session, but we use this information to gauge the size of the room we need for each session. Please take the time to download the Conference Schedule in order to make your choices.

This event is fully booked.