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- Wednesday, October 14, 2009
The 2010 SCBWI Bologna Symposium & SCBWI Showcase at the Bologna Children’s Bookfair
in Italy will feature:
- Leonard Marcus, author, reviewer and judge of children’s book awards
- Ellen Hopkins, New York Times best-selling author
- Frané Lessac, award-winning author-illustrator
- Richard Peck, US National Book Award finalist and Newbery Medal Winner
Panelists and speakers for this exciting day-long symposium include:
- SCBWI founders and authors, Lin Oliver and Steve Mooser
- Editor Tessa Strickland of Barefoot Books (UK), Editor Sarah Grant of Working Partners (UK)
- Agent Sarah Davies of Greenhouse Literary (US & UK), Editor Sarah Foster of Walker Books (Australia)
- Agent Marcia Wernick of Sheldon Fogelman Agency (US), Agent Frances Plumpton of Richards Literary Agency
- (New Zealand)
- Agent Laura Rennert of Andrea Brown Literary Agency (US)
- Agent Rosemary Stimola of Stimola Literary (US), Art Director Val Brathwaite (Bloomsbury UK)
- Picture Book editor, Deirdre McDermott of Walker Books (UK)
and many more publishers, editors, art directors and agents from across the globe.
Up to 100 writers and illustrators will benefit from publishers’ feedback in the Symposium’s First Pages and First Look panels.
Our SCBWI Stand at the Bologna Book Fair itself, will be a friendly hub of activities where members can network, get inspired by books on display and creative events.
Early Bird special rate before December 1st, 2009:
SCBWI members 165 Euros
SCBWI non-members 215 Euros
From 2 December 2009:
SCBWI members 220 Euros
SCBWI non-members 270 Euros
Opportunity to submit work to FIRST LOOK / FIRST PAGE Symposium panel at no additional cost
Lunch on the day of the Symposium catered by Franco Rossi
An invitation to the SCBWI Symposium Dance party
Admission to all days of the Bologna Book Fair (55 Euro value)
Note: Pre-paid professional manuscript & portfolio reviews available on registration.
Illustrators: submit your work to the Illustration Display Portfolio for a small extra fee (see registration page for details)