Book Marketing Consultant Event
Saturday, March 10, 2012, 10:00 – 3:15
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA
Working with a Book Marketing Consultant
Are you feeling unsure of your path after publication?
Do you wonder how best to handle the promotion of your book?
Many children’s book creators are supplementing their publisher’s book promotion efforts with the advice and tactics of marketing consultants. Is this the right step for you?
Listen to authors and illustrators discuss their relationship and work with their marketing partners, Deborah Sloan and Kirsten Cappy. Then ask question of your own.
$15.00 for SCBWI members, $20.00 for non-SCBWI members
Registration fee includes admission to the museum.
No food or beverages provided. Please bring your own lunch and eat at the museum with other attendees.
10:00–10:20 Registration and Networking
10:20–11:10 Meet Deborah Sloan and her Clients
Find out how children’s book marketing consultant Deborah Sloan of Deborah
Sloan and Company has worked with:
· Patricia Intriago, debut picture book author-illustrator of Dot
· Deborah Heiligman, veteran children’s book author and winner of the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award<http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/nonfiction/nonfiction.cfm#2010>, a Michael L. Printz Honor Award<http://www.ala.org/ala/newspresscenter/news/pressreleases2010/january2010/ymawrap2010.cfm>, and was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize<http://events.latimes.com/bookprizes/previous-winners/year-2009/> in YA Literature for Charles & Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith
11:20-12:10 Meet Kirsten Cappy and her Clients
Find out how children’s book marketing consultant Kirsten Cappy of Curious City has worked with:
· Anne Sibley O'Brien, award-winning author, illustrator, and author-illustrator of more than thirty books for children
· Cathryn Falwell, award-winning author-illustrator of two dozen picture books Bring a bag lunch and eat with other workshop attendees
12:15-1:15 Bring a bag lunch and eat with other workshop attendees
1:20 – 2:20 Marketing Consultants: What They Can Do for You
Deborah Sloan and Kirsten Cappy describe their range of services and take questions from the audience.
2:20-3:15 Book Sale and Signing
Meet Patricia Intriago, Deborah Heiligman, Anne Sibley O'Brien, and Cathryn Falwell, and have them autograph your books.
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