December 8, 2012
CONTACT: Michelle Parker-Rock, Regional Advisor SCBWI AZ
New Date/Time/Location! Mesquite Library - 4525 Paradise Village Parkway N - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, December 8, 2012
4525 Paradise Village Parkway N
Phoenix, AZ 85032
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free - For members only. Reservations are required.
An SCBWI AZ Symposium is a meeting for discussion of a topic in which the participants form an audience and make informal presentations.
Topic: Using Mentor Books to Inform, Elucidate and Inspire Your Own Writing and Illustrating.
Pariticpants may bring and share up to three examples of texts (fiction or nonfiction) and/or picture books that have served to inform, elucidate, and/or inspire their own work. Be prepared to share and discuss.
The Symposium will be followed by an SCBWI AZ Critique-nik.
A critique-nik is a small group guided session for members who want to engage in and learn from peer critiques.
What to Bring to the Critique-nik:
Picture Book Writers: bring five copies of entire manuscript up to 700 words. Nothing longer, please.
Novel Writers: bring five copies of three pages.
Poets: Bring five copies of one poem.
Illustrators: bring five copies of one illustrated sample or five copies of an illustrated picture book dummy up to 700 words.
Nonfiction Writers: bring five copies of three manuscript pages.
Query Letter: bring 5 Copies of one sample.
Mesquite Library is located on the south side of Paradise Village Parkway just north of the Paradise Valley mall and west of Tatum Boulevard. Please see the Valley Metro website for public transportation routes serving the library.
For more event information, check Upcoming Events at the Arizona Chapter Home on
More events will be added on an ongoing basis throughout the new year. Stay tuned.