February 22, 2013 - February 24, 2013
CONTACT: Kathleen Bradshaw
Atlantla Marriott Century Center - Atlanta, GA -- Friday evening through Sunday noon
Award winning author Nikki Grimes headlines our 21st Springmingle as our keynote speaker. Additionally, Nikki will lead an optional intensive workshop on Friday on writing novels in verse. Our esteemed faculty also includes author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy; Dianne Hess, executive editor at Scholastic Press; agent Jill Corcoran, and others yet to be announced. Southern Breezers attending who have 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 spaces are available for the intensive workshop with Nikki. Register early to reserve a spot!