February 24, 2012 - February 26, 2012
CONTACT: Robyn Hood Black
Atlantla Marriott Century Center - Atlanta, GA -- Friday evening through Sunday noon
Keynote Speaker, Newbery Honor winner Kirby Larson, author of Hattie Big Sky and Two Bobbies, headlines our 20th Anniversary Springmingle! Our esteemed faculty also includes Greg Ferguson, Editor at Egmont USA; Kristin Daly Rens, Senior Editor at Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins; Mary Kole, Associate Agent with Andrea Brown Literary; and leading a session and portfolio critiques for illustrators, OWLY creator Andy Runton. Southern Breezers with new books are invited to participate in our annual Book Launch at the conference and illustrators may display their portfolios. Formal and informal critiques provide feedback on works in progress. A limited number of attendees have the opportunity to participate in a writers' intensive workshop with Kirby Larson on Friday, prior to the conference -- register early to reserve a spot!