2012 Summer Conference in Los Angeles Photos and Reports
- Friday, August 10, 2012
Editor and Publisher Arthur A Levine delivered the opening keynote on making your work timeless
During the Conference, the SCBWI bookstore is the busiest children's bookstore in the country.
Bryan Collier signing books after his impassioned keynote on the creative process. (Karen Cushman, Gary Schmidt and Ruta Sepetys in the background)
Lin Oliver discussed the market with the Editors Panel (Tamar Brazis, Jordan Brown, Laura Godwin, Elise Howard, Farrin Jacobs and Neal Porter)
Ellen Hopkins, David Diaz and Tony DiTerlizzi taking a break between sessions
Chintu Parikh led a break-out session on ebooks and apps.
E.B. Lewis signing books
Dan Gutman delivering his hilarious and advice-filled keynote
Candace Fleming, winner of the 2012 Golden Kite for nonfiction leading a workshop on how to write compelling nonfiction.
(All photos credit Alan Baker)
Want more highlights? For full coverage check out:
The Official SCBWI Conference Blog
Coverage from PW
(this story missed some market information as reported by Deborah Halverson, for clarification read this Follow Up from Deborah
For more photos and eye-witness accounts of the conference see the following from some of our members and faculty:
Photos from author/illustrator Debbie Ohi
Report from author/illustrator faculty member Tony DiTerlizzi
and a wrap-up from attendee Rita Crayon Huang
Hippie Hop flash mob
and Conference Blog post from author and faculty member Linda Sue Park
Blog post from Regional Advisor Holly Thompson
Video from author Nikki Grimes
Blog post from attendee Kirsten Larson
Inspirational words from attendee Corinne O'Flynn
Collection of favorite tweets from Jennifer Gennari
Blog post from Illustrator Alice Ratterree
Blog post from attendee Katy Betz
Blog post from conference veteran Morgan Shamy
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See you in New York!