|August 3 - 6, 2012 | Los Angeles, California
Registration for the Summer 2012 conference is now closed!
Whether you are an author or illustrator, published or unpublished, create picture books or young adult novels, you won't want to miss the SCBWI Summer Conference.
Over a jam-packed weekend, you'll hear from top agents and editors on the state of the market, get inspired by award-winning authors and illustrators, discuss how to progress your career in targeted breakout workshops, connect with old friends and meet new ones!
Registration is going gangbusters and intensives are selling out. Register now to be part of this exciting event!
This year's Keynotes include:
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SCBWI Conference Blog
In the weeks leading up to the conference, we'll feature interviews with our prestigious faculty so that you can know what to expect and look forward to. The blog will also be ongoing during the conference and feature pictures, videos and recaps of the keynote addresses and panels at the conference.
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Highlights from the 2011 Summer Conference:
From Publisher's Weekly
SCBWI Photo Gallery